and Literary Society
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N.B. The dates and times of some events may have to be changed; please contact the Hon. Secretary, Dr. John Lydon (0113 3432874 or 0113 2785596) to confirm the details shown below.
Lectures will be held in
the School of Music,
Events programme, 2014
January Putting Harrison in his place: a lecture on the
Thursday 20th February Meccano Jim Gamble
Thursday 20th March The misfolding of proteins Professor Sheena Radford
Thursday 10th April John Atkinson Grimshaw event: plaque unveiling, reception, talk by Eveleigh Bradford
May The Vale of
Thursday 19th June Tissue engineering Professor Eileen Ingham
July [date tba] Summer outing – probably to Jodrell Bank
Thursday 30th October Pre-Bonfire Night lecture and demonstration, by Mike Hoyland and Matt Smithson
Events in other months of the year are not yet finalised.
Recent events in 2013
Wednesday 4th December AGM and annual dinner; speaker: Professor Anthony Ogus: Operatic experiences: then and now
Tuesday 19th November The 2013 Joseph Priestley Lecture: Ben Franklin – Priestley’s American counterpart. Dr Peter Maw.
Thursday 31st October Pre-Bonfire Night lecture and demonstration, by Mike Hoyland and Matt Smithson.
Thursday 17th October Military paintings John Evans
September A natural
history themed Road Show, organised jointly with
visit – to
Thursday 20th June Life in crystals: the Bragg centenary Professor Tony North and Dr Arwen Pearson
May The physics of music Professor Peter
Thursday 18th April A talk on the Fountains Abbey Estate, by Michael Ridsdale
Thursday 21st March “An evening with … Mark Hearld” (a York-based artist)
Thursday 21st February Through the cooking glass: the wonderland of flavours and aromas Professor John Bradley