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Book Launch: ‘Science in the 20th Century and Beyond’ by Jon Agar, 26 March 2012

///Book Launch: ‘Science in the 20th Century and Beyond’ by Jon Agar, 26 March 2012

Book Launch: ‘Science in the 20th Century and Beyond’ by Jon Agar, 26 March 2012

A talk by BJHS editor, Jon Agar (Science and Technology Studies, UCL), and a party.

The culmination of several years work, ‘Science in the 20th Century and Beyond’ is an overview history that guides the reader through the extraordinary developments in science over the past 11 decades and the explosion of excellent scholarship on the subject. It is published by Polity Press (in March in the UK and April in the US).

To celebrate Jon will be giving a talk,’ Science in the 20th Century and Beyond: Working Worlds and their Sciences’ at 5pm on Monday the 26th March, in the Garwood Lecture Theatre, South Wing, UCL, where he will be talking about some of the central ideas, themes and arguments of the book.

This will be followed by a launch party, with wine, beer and nibbles, from 6-8pm in the Haldane Room, UCL.

To register to attend this event contact Alasdair Tatam at [email protected].

For more information (and of course to purchase your advance copy) of the book go to: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Science-20th-Century-Beyond-Agar/dp/0745634699

See http://www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/sts-publication-events/science_20th_century_launch for further details.

By | 2012-02-09T20:20:59+00:00 February 9th, 2012|General Events|Comments Off on Book Launch: ‘Science in the 20th Century and Beyond’ by Jon Agar, 26 March 2012

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