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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

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