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No 6168

Thursday 26 November 2009

Vol cxli No 9

pp. 254–289

Societies, etc.

Antiquarian Society

The next meeting will be held on Monday, 7 December, at 6 p.m., in the Law Faculty Building, West Road. Richard Buckley will speak on A tale of two towns: recent discoveries from Roman & Medieval Leicester. Members may bring guests and junior members of the University are welcome at all meetings.

Society for the Application of Research

Professor David Neal, Professor of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Research UK, will give a talk entitled Robotic surgery: a new and minimally-invasive way of carrying out major surgery, on Monday, 30 November, in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey’s Way, from 7.30 to 9 p.m. The lecture is open to all. CSAR members are admitted free, non-members will be asked to pay a nominal entry fee of £3.00.

Coffee and biscuits are served for thirty minutes beforehand in the foyer outside the theatre.

Society for the History of the University

The next meeting will be held at 8.30 p.m. in the Old Library, Darwin College, on Thursday, 3 December. Dr Patrick Zutshi will give a talk entitled The beginnings of the University of Cambridge. Refreshments will be served from 8 p.m.

Philological Society

Dr Rebecca Fleming will give a talk entitled Augustus’ physicians at a meeting of the Philological Society, at 4.30 p.m., on Thursday, 3 December 2009, in Room G.21 in the Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue. Tea will be served at 4 p.m.

Philosophical Society

A one-day meeting on Emotions in an age of communication will be held in the William Gates Lecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory, J J Thomson Avenue, on Monday, 7 December, at 9 a.m. This will be an interdisciplinary meeting open to all. The meeting is being organized by Peter Robinson. The speakers are Ross Anderson, Bhismadev Chakrabarti, Nicky Clayton, David Good, Mel Slater, and Paul White. A discussion session will also be chaired by Alan Blackwell.

Entry is free and no advance registration is required. Programmes and further details are available in advance from the Executive Secretary, Cambridge Philosophical Society, Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PY (tel. 01223 334743, email All who are interested are invited.