Your new committee

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  • On December 15, 2018
The Annual General Meeting of the Cambridge Society of Victoria was held on 12th December 2018. At this meeting the following were elected for the coming year: President Dr Raul Sanchez Urbarri Magister Prandii Peter Baines Treasurer Jerry Platt Other committee members Peter Adams – Golf and Boat Race dinner Fabrice Boucherat – Webmaster and […]
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Programme for 2019

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  • On December 15, 2018
This post will be kept up to date with the series of events the Society is holding in 2019. The following are confirmed to date. Friday April 12th Boat Race Dinner, at the Savage Club Wednesday May 1st Prof Martin Daunton (past Master of Trinity Hall) on “Brexit: A deep history“, at The George (162-168 […]
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Lunch with James Sergeant -16th May

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  • On April 21, 2018
Competition in the Australian Financial System In a speech on the first full day of the Commonwealth Games, the Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said that the behaviour of Australia’s major banks resembled synchronised swimming more than vigorous competition. How can we be sure that banks, insurance companies and investment firms are […]
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Wed 21st February – Lunch with Michelle Cooper

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  • On January 25, 2018
Fighting Extinction: A Zoo-based approach to conservation When you hear the last ever recorded call of a species lost forever, it gives you goose bumps. Especially if you know that something could have been done to prevent such a tragedy. Extinction may be a natural process, but as humanity continues to live beyond our ecological […]
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Wed October 18th – Lunch with author Jim McCue

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  • On October 4, 2017
  Jim McCue was at St Catharine’s College Cambridge from 1981-83 and is a freelance editor and writer. In particular, he is interested in the process of transforming doctoral theses into books. Other work has ranged from scholarly and fine press publishing to newspapers, and from commercial copywriting to auctioneers’ and booksellers’ catalogues. During fifteen […]
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Lunch Speakers

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  • On February 19, 2017
The audience at The Savage Club listens to Chris Davey talking on Agatha Christie the Archaeologist 15 February 2017
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Global Cambridge in Melbourne – Tuesday 25th July

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  • On January 22, 2017
Meet up with fellow alumni and immerse yourself in the University’s world-leading research at Global Cambridge in Melbourne. Open to Alumni and guests. This event will be hosted by Professor Eilís Ferran, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional and International Relations at The State Library of Victoria at 179 La Trobe Street.  After a panel discussion about climate change, […]
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