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Optima 24 out now

The latest issue of the Optima Newsletter is now available to read online.

Contents include:

Seeking order in the Age of Disruption - Fellow Professor Michael Kenny introduces the new Bennett Institute for Public Policy

Boys to men - Visiting Fellow and alumna Professor Gill Plain (English 1984) studies the stories Britain told itself in the aftermath of the Second World War.

40 years of women at Fitz - The story of how co-education came to be at Fitzwilliam, and what some of our women are doing today.

Focus: Music - Cat Groom, our new Director of Music, reports on a fantastic year at Fitz.

Books by members include: a publication on John F. Kennedy’s special relationship with Great Britain by Christopher Sandford (History 1974), Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans by Fitzwilliam Fellow Julia Guarneri, and Animal Kingdom: A Natural History in 100 Objects by Jack Ashby (Zoology 2000).

Plus, the year in pictures, art, Billy life and more…


Read Optima issue 24 here >>


Photo credit: Professor Bhaskar Vira

Other News
New MCR Access Officer at Fitzwilliam College
PhD student Eduardo Camarillo Abad has been appointed as the first Access Officer for the MCR at Fitzwilliam College.
Danny delight at Varsity selection
When Danny Collins arrived at the University of Cambridge in late September, he hoped to play sociable rugby as a release from his PhD in Biology.
An academic and cultural exchange in Japan
Postgraduate student Bluebell Drummond enjoyed an intellectual and cultural exchange when she visited Japan as part of her PhD research.