Monday, 24 May 2010
Thursday, 13 May 2010
Saturday, 15 May 2010, 19:00-23:00
Special Event: Science and Seance
Science and Séance
Saturday 15th May, 7-11pm
Explore the history of science and spiritual communication – from Renaissance conversations with angels to Guglielmo Marconi’s 20th-century experiments. Full programme:
7.15 – talks:
“John Dee in conversation with angels”, Dr Stephen Johnston
"Converted by a Princess": Marconi and the Spirits, Dr Jim Bennett
8pm - ‘The Tables Turned’ – film and dramatic discussion by The Strolling Players
9pm – Blithe Spirit – a showing of the 1945 film adaptation of Noel Coward’s play.
Further details here.
The Whipple Library in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, has a special display on Adventures in the unknown: mesmerism, spiritualism and the supernatural. Click on the image for further information.