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The Perse Community Lecture: ‘Tamed: 3 species that changed our world’

18th April 2018 at 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Following the success of the 400th Anniversary Lecture Series, The Perse continues to hold a termly Community Lecture at the School. The Summer Term lecture will be given by Professor Alice Roberts, anatomist, author and broadcaster, on the topic ‘Tamed: 3 species that changed our world’.

PLEASE NOTE: Although all general allocation tickets have now been taken, there may be some more available at 10.00 on Monday 9 April. Please try again then at the link below.

About the speaker
Alice Roberts is is an anatomist and biological anthropologist, author and broadcaster, and Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. She originally studied medicine and anatomy at Cardiff University, and worked as a junior doctor in South Wales. In 2012, Alice became the University of Birmingham’s first Professor of Public Engagement with Science, where she continues to teach anatomy and do some research, as well as encouraging other academics to communicate with the wider public. Her latest book, Tamed: Ten species that changed the world, traces the origin and history of domesticated species, from dogs to horses; wheat to apples.

The lecture is free of charge and open to everyone in the community, whether or not they have a connection with The Perse. Due to capacity restrictions, entry will be by ticket only. Tickets for the event are available online here (see note above).


18th April 2018
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm


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