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Wild reckonings

An evening of poetry from ‘Wild Reckoning’ – an anthology of poems inspired by Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’.


An evening of poetry from ‘Wild Reckoning’ – an anthology of poems inspired by Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’. Amongst those reading will be scientists Richard Dawkins and Richard Fortey; poets Ruth Padel and Simon Armitage and the editors of ‘Wild Reckoning’, John Burnside and Maurice Riordan. The evening will be chaired by Siân Ede, Arts Director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and editor of ‘Strange and Charmed: Science and the Contemporary Visual Arts’.

Organised in partnership with the UK branch of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (www.gulbenkian.org.uk)


Speaker(s):

Prof Richard Dawkins | talks | www
Professor Richard Fortey | talks
Dr Ruth Padel | talks | www
Mr Simon Armitage | talks
John Burnside | talks
Maurice Riordan | talks

 

Date and Time:

5 October 2004 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AG
+44 20 74 51 2500
http://www.royalsociety.org

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