The Chemical Society, the centenary of which fell in 1941, is celebrating the occasion during July 15–17 (see p. 6 of this issue) by a series of meetings in London. Whereas only two overseas countries, France and Germany, sent representatives to the jubilee meetings, some twenty different countries will be represented. Among the bodies represented will be the Australian Chemical Institute, the Chemical Institute of Canada, the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry and the South African Chemical Institute. The Irish Chemical Association is sending its president, Dr. Vincent Barry. India will be represented by a distinguished delegation including Sir Shanti Bhatnagar, Sir J. C. Ghosh and Dr. Venkataraman. Other Commonwealth local representatives who will be present are Dr. T. Iredale (Australia), Prof. W. D. McFarlane (Canada), Prof. W. Pugh (South Africa) and Prof. T. S. Wheeler (Eire).