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 – Places are limited, so please register to secure your spot.
Schedule Semester 1:
|Date and location||Speaker||Title|
|Tue, 28 Mar
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
New Law School Annex Seminar Rm 340
|Assoc Prof Ivan Crozier
ACR Future Fellow, Department of History
please register here
|Sexual inversion. By Havelock Ellis and John Addington Symonds (1897)|
|Tue, 23 May
Fisher Library F03
Seminar Room Level 2
|Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
Julius Sumner Miller Fellow, Science Foundation for Physics
Please register here
|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!