Girton College Annual Library Talk

Girton College Annual Library Talk

Girton College Annual Library Talk
Saturday 26 September 2020, 10.00am to 10.45am BST
Past event
Past event
Saturday 26 September 2020, 10.00am to 10.45am BST
  • Dorothy Needham
Dorothy Needham, China, and the “Needham Project”
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Colleges

During this talk, we will explore Dorothy Needham’s evolving relationship with China as well as consider her own interests in and perspectives on science in China. She was one of the first women to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society and has been best known for her research career specialising in muscle biochemistry.

Speakers

Dr Gordon Barrett

Dr Gordon Barrett

Dr Gordon Barrett is currently serving as Departmental Lecturer in Modern Chinese History and Politics at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on the politics of science and medicine in the twentieth century, with particular interest in Sino-British scientific relations, and has been published in the Journal of Cold War History, Modern Asian Studies, and most recently in Sachse and Kraft (eds.), Science, Peace and Communism: The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs in the Early Cold War Decades (Brill, 2020).

Booking information

Booking for this event is now closed.

Contact

Events Team
Email: 
festival@alumni.cam.ac.uk
Tel: 
+44 (0)1223 332288