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Literature and Science Events this Week

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Torch Book at lunchtime series: Theatre and Evolution in Science: From Ibsen to Beckett by Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, With Michael Billington (Guardian), Morten Kringlebach (Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford), Laura Marcus (Goldsmiths’ Professor of English Literature). Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford.

21 May, 6.30-8PM.

‘People-powered science: citizen science in the 19th and 21st centuries’. Speakers: Professor Sally Shuttleworth, Professor Chris Lintott, Dr Berris Charnley. An informal discussion-based event on Constructing Scientific Communities. Learn how 19th-century models are offering ways of harnessing this huge popular interest, and how these models are helping to advance science. At the Royal Society, London. See: https://royalsociety.org/events/2015/05/citizen-science/.

22 May, 2PM.
Dr John Holmes (Reading), ‘Science in Modernist Epic Poetry.’ Literature and Science Research Seminar. English faculty, Seminar Room A.

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