Symposium: Empire and Earth

When:27 Feb 2019, 2pm - 5:15pm
Venue:Room 310, Level 3, Morven Brown, UNSW Kensington
Who:Professor Pratik Chakrbarti, Chair in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester
Gondwana Coast fossil. Photo: A. Bashford

Join New Earth Histories for a symposium on the theme of empires and earth, with distinguished visitor Professor Pratik Chakrabarti, Chair in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester.

Program

2.00pm Welcome
Alison Bashford, Director,
New Earth Histories Research Program

2:15pm Professor Pratik Chakrabarti, University of Manchester
‘The Other side of Tethys: Gondwana and Antipodal Earth Histories’

3:15pm Afternoon tea

3:45pm Dr Peter Hobbins, University of Sydney
'Drawn from nature: amateur museums and the knowledge trade'

4.15pm Dr Emily Kern, UNSW
'Colonial Geology and the Question of African Antiquity’

4.45pm Professor Ann McGrath, Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Professor, ANU
‘The Deep Human Past: Is it actually history?’

5:15pm Close and drinks reception

Registration for this event is not required. For any questions about this event, please email: newearthhistories@unsw.edu.au

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