Oliver Lodge: Science, Progress and the Public, Science Museum, 8 July 2015

Sir Oliver Lodge speaking on "Evolution of Character" at the Ancoats School.  Image reproduced courtesy of Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, University of Birmingham, OJL4/9

Sir Oliver Lodge speaking on “Evolution of Character” at the Ancoats School. Image reproduced courtesy of Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, University of Birmingham, OJL4/9


On Wednesday 8 July we will be holding a seminar on Oliver Lodge at the Science Museum. The event is titled ‘Oliver Lodge: Science, Progress and the Public’ and the speakers are:

  • Robert Bud (Science Museum), ‘”Mean streets and squalid districts”: Oliver Lodge and his contemporaries on science and progress’
  • Michael Whitworth (Merton College, Oxford), ‘Transformations of Knowledge in Oliver Lodge’s popular science writing.’

The seminar will be chaired by Christine Ferguson (Glasgow). It will take place in the Dana Centre, Science Museum, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD, 2-4pm. For further details about the location, click here.

Registration is free, but places are limited. To book a place, email oliverlodgenetwork@gmail.com

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