Isaac Newton in London

Isaac Newton in London

Isaac Newton in London
Thursday 17 September 2020, 5.00pm to 6.00pm BST
Past event
Past event
Thursday 17 September 2020, 5.00pm to 6.00pm BST
  • William Hogarth - The Children’s Theatre in John Conduit’s House
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Humanities, Science and technology, Social sciences

Join Dr Patricia Fara as she explores Isaac Newton's London career, including the thirty years he ran the Royal Mint and Royal Society. Formerly a reclusive other-worldly scholar at Cambridge, discover how he came to move in aristocratic circles, exert political influence and accumulate great wealth.

Speakers

Dr Patricia Fara

Dr Patricia Fara

Dr Patricia Fara is an Emeritus Fellow of Clare College and former President of the British Society for the History of Science. The author of prize-winning books, she has appeared as a guest many times on Radio 4’s In Our Time and other TV and radio programmes. 

Booking information

Booking for this event is now closed.

Contact

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