Harvard Darwin150 Webcast tonight

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Sorry for the late notice, but there’s a webcast tonight at 8:00 Eastern time from Harvard on “The World Before Darwin,” by Everett Mendelsohn, a social historian of science. A friend who was a teaching fellow for Mendelsohn tells me he’s a very good speaker. The webcast is free, but you must register. When I registered a few minutes ago there were 599 699 webcast ‘tickets’ left.

This is apparently the first in a series of talks in Harvard’s “Darwin150” program celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of OoS.

Hat tip to Patricia Princehouse, the former Harvard Teaching Fellow mentioned above.

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Will it be available later on demand?

I don’t know. I hope so – I had some connection probs and missed parts. It was basically a review of the pre-Darwinian socio-political and scientific context.

OK, there will be a link to video within a week here. There’s an MP3 already up here.

Thanks. I looked at the site and signed up for their newsletter.

Richard, the lecture was a big success and I thank you for promoting it here! Future lectures are listed here: http://www.darwin150.com/

Thanks for the additional comments. I didn’t see the original post in time, but have signed up for the newsletter and look forward to the webcast and future lectures.

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