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The Cambridge Philological Society will be holding its next meeting on


Thursday 18th November  at 4.15pm (AGM for 2020-2021)

 Dr Rebecca Laemmle (University of Cambridge) will give a paper entitled

"An Apology to Homer. Plato and the Dialogues of the Dead". 


The AGM will commence at 4.15pm, Dr Laemmle's paper at 4.30pm.

 The meeting will take place in person in Room G.19 of the Classics Faculty, but also be livestreamed on Zoom (link to be circulated nearer the time).



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