JAMES MOORE:Darwin’s sacred cause: race, slavery and human origins
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Theatre B, Roscoe Building, Brunswick Street (off Oxford Road), University of Manchester, 5.30 till 7pm
A public lecture sponsored by CHSTM, Manchester Museum and Manchester Science Festival.
Learn how the anti-slavery cause, with which Charles Darwin grew up, shaped his views on the evolutionary unity of mankind and
man’s place in the animal kingdom.
James Moore is the author, with Adrian Desmond, of the bestselling biography Darwin (1991) and Darwin’s Sacred Cause
(2009). He is Professor in the Department of History at the Open University, and one of the world’s leading Darwin scholars.