THE fortieth Annual Congress of the South-Eastern Union of Scientific Societies will be held at Bournemouth on June 26–29, under the presidency of Prof. A. C. Seward. On June 26, Prof. Seward will deliver his presidential address entitled “The Herbarium of the Rocks”. Prof. J. Cameron will deliver a public lecture on June 27 at 8, entitled “Egyptology”; and Lieut.-Colonel C. D. Drew will deliver a public lecture on June 28, at 8, entitled “Recent Excavations at Maiden Castle”. The following sectional presidential addresses are announced: Archaeological Section (Mr. T. D. Kendrick), “Early Christian Art in the British Isles”; Botanical Section (Prof. H. J. Tabor), “Effects of Certain Physical Factors on the Determination of Plant Habitat”; Zoological Section (Rev. F. C. R. Jourdain), “Zoological Progress during the last Half-Century, with special reference to Ornithology”; Geological Section (Dr. H. D. Thomas), “Some Aspects of Evolution”; Regional Survey Section (Dr. Vaughan Cornish), “Scenic Amenities in Town and Country”. Further information can be obtained from the Honorary General Secretary, Mr. Edward A. Martin, 14 High View Close, Norwood, London, S.E.19.