Sandars Lectures 2013

The Sandars Reader for 2013 is Professor Jim Secord, who will lecture on ‘Visions of science: books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age’.

The lectures will be given on Monday 25 February, Tuesday 26 February and Wednesday 27 February, at 5.00 pm in the Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ’s College.

Monday 25 February: ‘Fantastic voyages: Humphry Davy’s “Consolations in travel”‘
Tuesday 26 February: ‘The conduct of gentlemen: John Herschel’s “Preliminary discourse on the study of natural philosophy”‘
Wednesday 27 February: ‘Nature for the people: George Combe’s “Constitution of man”‘


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