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Latest issue: CAM 84

 

In the Easter issue of CAM we explore the benefits of boredom, uncover the origins of Student Guides and reveal the definitive summer reading list.

Highlights include:

Summer reading: new books, old books and little-known books: our definitive list for 2018.

Always on my mind: Professor Giovanna Mallucci explains what her ground-breaking research means for Alzheimer’s patients.

On boredom: before the internet, boredom was feared. Today, experts are beginning to ask whether it might be good for us.

Cabin fever: forget IKEA flatpack furniture. When you’re the Ottoman Emperor, the height of chic is a flatpack Scandi house.

A student’s guide: the first student guide was written in 1863 – a tradition that continues to this day.

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The University's award-winning alumni magazine

Reinvigorating the art of the spirited essay, CAM brings together the best of Cambridge thought and debate. Published three times a year, it carries intelligent, in-depth features, news and events from the University and a fiendishly difficult prize crossword.

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