Rare Bites – the Rare Books lunchtime talks

Rare Bites is a series of informal and entertaining 30 minute lunchtime talks held monthly during semester in 2017 and beyond. If you want to learn about some of the treasures and lesser-known gems within Rare Books & Special Collections at the University Library, this is your opportunity. Audience attendance is free for all.

Bring your lunch and be entertained, informed and inspired – all welcome, no need to register or RSVP.

Schedule Semester 1:

 

Date and location Speaker Title
Tue, 28 Mar

12.30-1pm

Fisher Library Seminar room Lvl 2

Dr Richard White

Hon Assoc.; Discipline of Psychiatry, Central Clinical School, University of Sydney

Report on Lunatic Asylums by Dr Frederick Norton Manning (1868)
Wed, 3 May

1-1.30pm

New Law School Annex Seminar Rm 340

Assoc Prof Ivan Crozier

ACR Future Fellow, Department of History

 

Sexual inversion. By Havelock Ellis and John Addington Symonds (1897)
Tue, 23 May

1-1.30pm

Abercrombie Bdg Case Study Lecture Theatre 1050

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Julius Sumner Miller Fellow, Science Foundation for Physics

Isaac Newton’s Principia (First Edition, 1687)

 

You can download all speakers bios and abstracts as PDF.

Watch this space for updates on the Semester 2 program!

 

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