To mark the 35th anniversary of the publication of Professor Dame Gillian Beer’s ground-breaking study of the relations between science and literature, the British Society for Literature and Science is sponsoring an afternoon’s discussion with Gillian Beer, the BSLS President, at the Natural History Museum in Oxford on Saturday April 7th.


Venue: Lecture Theatre, Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Date: Saturday 7th April 2018

Time: 2.30 – 4.30pm


2.30-3.15: Gillian Beer interviewed by John Holmes

3.15-3.25: Short break

3.25-4.25: Roundtable on Literature and Biology chaired by Daniel Brown with Sally Shuttleworth, David Amigoni and Lara Choksey.

4.25-4.30: Concluding Comments from Martin Willis (BSLS Chair)


The event is free, and all welcome. Please sign up via Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/darwins-plots-anniversary-celebration-tickets-44154414041