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Lunch with Richard Iron CMG OBE – 18 July

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  • On April 20, 2018
AFRICAN WARS We are now well used to war in the Middle East and South-West Asia. Despite the complexities of Islamist extremism, there has been much in-depth analysis and practical experience gained of conflict in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan; we think we largely understand it. Despite the focus on extremism and the Middle East, however, […]
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Lunch with Prof. Allan Fels AO – 15th August

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  • On April 20, 2018
Prof Allan Fels AO needs little introduction. He has is an Australian economist, lawyer and public servant. He was most widely known in his role as chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) from its inception in 1995 until 30 June 2003. Mental Health – The Challenges Some three to four percent of the […]
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Annual Dinner

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  • On April 20, 2018
Annual Dinner Friday 7th September with Prof. Chloe Munro AO Invitations have been sent out to all members. The Cambridge Society is delighted to announce that our speaker for our Annual Dinner is an influential leader in industries that have a profound impact on all our lives, and about which many of us know little. […]
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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 15th November – lunch with Tony Klein

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  • On October 22, 2017
Eyes of animals: the physics of vision. Over many hundreds of millions of years of evolution, an amazing range of vision systems has emerged, utilizing every optical principle in the book. Employed by different organisms, from single cells to the most complex of animals, different aspects of physics have resulted in an astonishing range of […]
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Oxbridge Golf in March

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  • On October 4, 2017
The next edition of the Oxbridge Golf Challenge will take place at Devil Bend Golf Club in Moorooduc . Date is Sunday 18th March. To join the Golf Team, contact Peter Adams at golf@cambridgesociety.org.au
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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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28th March Lunch with Jeremy Black

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  • On October 2, 2017
The politics of James Bond Jeremy Black MBE graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge, with a starred first and then did postgraduate work at St John’s and Merton Colleges, Oxford. He taught at Durham University from 1980 as a lecturer, then professor, before moving to Exeter University in 1996. He is a prolific lecturer and writer, […]
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