The invited guest speaker for the Wiles 2018 is Profesor Alison Bashford, Vere Harmsworth Professor of Impoerial and Naval History, Univeristy of Cambridge. For more information on Prof Bashford please click here
The Wiles 2018 will run from Wednesday 16th May through to Saturday 19th May 2018
The proposed topic is ‘Trustees of Evolution: The Huxleys from Empire to World, c.1850-1950’. The lectures will examine the grandfather and grandsons TH Huxley, Julian Huxley and Aldous Huxley, and how they asked the same question about the connections and distinctions between human history and natural history, the changing nature of time, religion and science, the impacts of minds on bodies and bodies on minds, about the deep past and the distant future of humankind, about ethic and human difference.