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Upcoming events in February 2018

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Alice Roberts – Tamed: Ten Species that Changed our World

Friday 9th February

Event Type: Celebrity Lecture | Wildlife Talk | Broxtowe

How do you tame wildness? For thousands of years our ancestors existed in a world where they depended on wild plants and animals. They were hunter-gatherers - consummate survival experts navigating the opportunities and threats the world offered. Then a revolution happened: we started to domesticate wild species and they became crucial to our own survival and success. Alice Roberts is an anthropologist, writer and broadcaster, and is currently Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. She has presented several landmark BBC series including The Incredible Human Journey, Origins of Us, Coast, and The Celts. Her recent book on evolutionary biology, The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being, was shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize in 2015. Join her at the Pearson Centre, Beeston, Nottingham for an evening talk, Q&A and book signing. 7.30-10.00pm, doors open 6.30pm. £18.95, refreshments available. Booking essential: http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Wildlife Courses & Lectures category.
THIS TALK TAKES THE PLACE OF THE SCHEDULED EVENING WITH GORDON BUCHANAN WHICH IS NOW TAKING PLACE IN AUTUMN 2018 (DATE TBC)

 

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