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Lectures held on the night of the full moon

January 2022

Lunar Lecture:“Perceptions of Pollution: Early Industrialisation in the West Midlands region.”

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
£6.00

The first in our series of Lunar Lectures for 2022 “Perceptions of Pollution: Early Industrialisation in the West Midlands Region.” By Dr Malcolm Dick, Senior Lecturer in Regional and Local History,  Director- Centre for West Midlands History. This lecture will be held on zoom. Tickets available here

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February 2022

Lunar Lecture – Pioneers  : Journey Through 100 Years of Female Educational and Botanical Trailblazers by Sarah Porter

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
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£6.00

In this interesting lecture, Sarah will focus on Erasmus Darwin's connection to female education, She will look at  Maria Edgeworth and Jane Webb, two successful authors who made a career out of writing and also the connection with Mary Ann Galton and her connection to female emancipation. This lecture will be held on zoom Tickets available here      

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March 2022

Double Helix History by Prof Jerome De Groot, Senior Lecturer (Renaissance Literature), University of Manchester

March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
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£6.00

In this fascinating lecture, Professor Jerome De Groot will be talking about the way that genetic science is changing our understanding of and approach to the past. From Ancient DNA discoveries to Family History revelations, genetics is fast becoming a new way for us to understand what it is to be human, and how we understand ourselves as a species in time. The lecture will examine archaeology, history, literature and film in a wide-ranging survey of the ways that we are…

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