The British Science Festival 2010 takes place in Birmingham from 14-19 September.
Our Section President this year is Frank James, Professor of the History of Science at the Royal Institution. His Presidential Session, Why is the Huxley-Wilberforce ‘debate’ so well known? takes place on Sunday 19th September, 6-8pm.
Other events organised by the History of Science Section at the Birmingham Festival:
- Food in our Lives – Thursday 16th September, 1-3pm
- Philosophical Pirates: Industrial Espionage as a Form of Knowledge Transfer in Eighteenth Century Birmingham – Thursday 16th September, 3-4.30pm
- Tomorrow’s World: Past Visions of Future Technology – Saturday 18th September, 6-8pm (with Metropolis screening at the Electric Cinema, Sunday 19th – TBC)
Organised by the Physics and Astronomy Section, with the Royal Society: The Royal Society at 350. Friday 17th September.
With the University of Manchester: Drinking up Time: Science and Alcohol since 1600. Saturday 18th September, 7-8pm.
Overview of events in the Science Festival’s History, Heritage & Religion strand.