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Dr Patricia FaraResembling a secular scientific saint, Isaac Newton is widely celebrated as a super-human genius disengaged from ordinary life. Regarding him from a different perspective, this lecture discusses his involvement in Enlightenment affairs and polite society, with a particular focus on analysing roles played by women.

Dr Patricia Fara is a Fellow of Clare College and President of the British Society for the History of Science. A regular contributor to academic and popular journals as well as In our Time and other radio/TV programmes, her publications include the prize-winning Science: A Four Thousand Year History (2009) and Newton: The Making of Genius (2002). Her latest book, A Lab of One’s Own: Science and Suffrage in World War One, will be published in January 2018.

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Event speaker: 
Dr Patricia Fara
Location: 
Milstein Seminar Rooms
Date: 
Thursday, 14 December, 2017
Time: 
16.30-18.00
Audience: 
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