SCIENCE & THE ARTS
NEWS AND FUTURE EVENTS
If lockdown is making the world seem a little monochrome why not bring some colour back in by clicking here to listen to the excellent talk on 'A history of pigments: from cave painting to the present day ' which was given to us by Dr. Christine Holdstock this week.
Was Beethoven's Ninth Symphony a mistake...??? Richard Wagner certainly thought so - but why? Click here to hear Professor Julian Rushton explain all in his recent lecture to LPLS.
And if you missed the 2020 Priestley Lecture - ‘Edward Jenner - the Man Who Changed the World’ by Professor Gareth Williams, University of Bristol, you can watch it on You Tube by clicking here - with news breaking each week about vaccines against Covid-19, last year's Priestley Lecture has never been more timely - and not to be missed!
The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, founded in 1819, is today a registered charity dedicated to promoting the advancement of science, literature and the arts in the City of Leeds. To this end it makes grants and provides a range of lectures and other cultural activities.