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Science and Beyond: Public Lecture Series [in collaboration with British Council]  Oct 31, 2015

As a part of its 10th year celebrations, IISER Pune in collaboration with the British Council brings you Science and Beyond - a lecture series by eminent writers, scholars and historians of science from the UK, who will take you beyond science as you know it!

View here a poster on the upcoming lectures in this series.

All talks will be held at the CV Raman Auditorium, Lecture Hall Complex, IISER Pune

1. Affective States Neuroesthetics and Beauty

    by Neuroscientist Semir Zeki (View poster)

   Date and time: February 6, 2016, 5.00 pm


Older lectures in the series:

1. FUTURAMA: Does the Past cloud our thinking about Futures to come?

by Science writer Jon Turney, October 31, 2015, 5.30 pm


2. What are the Big Themes of the History of Twentieth-century Science?

   by Science historian Jon Agar (View poster), January 4, 2016, 5.30 pm


3. Engaging the Public with Science and Technology – from statues to rainbows

    by Physicist Carol Trager-Cowan  (View poster),   January 12, 2016, 5.30 pm


4. Future of Learning

    by Educationist Sugata Mitra  (View poster), January 13, 2016, 5.00 pm


5. From a Medieval Rhinoceros to the Birds of America: Picturing animals in history

    by Science historian Charlotte Sleigh   (View poster),

   Date and time: January 25, 2016, 5.30 pm


6. Communicating Geoscience through the Popular Media

    by Geoscientist Iain Stewart   (View poster), January 28, 2016, 5.30 pm


7. History, Language, and Status of the Romani Minority

    by Linguist Yaron Matras  (View poster), February 2, 2016, 5.30 pm