|19 Oct 2018||4:00pm - 7:00pm||Room SG1 & SG2, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, CB3 9DT|
The inaugural lecture of gloknos’ annual lecture series will be given by Prof David Edgerton (King’s College London), a leading historian of technology and the author of many acclaimed monographs including The Shock of the Old.
Turning the global history of ‘technology’ upside down: the supremacy of Uruguay will be preceded by a reception, beginning at 16:00, with the lecture starting at 17:00.
Attendance is free but spaces are limited, so please email to reserve your seat. Please be aware that we will take an audio recording of this event, which may include any questions and responses delivered by the audience.
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gloknos is initially funded for 5 years by the European Research Council through a Consolidator Grant awarded to Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya for her project ARTEFACT (2017-2022). ARTEFACT is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (ERC grant agreement no. 724451). For information about gloknos or ARTEFACT please contact the administrator in the first instance.