Alexander von Humboldt – Lost Hero of Science

Join us for the next talk in our round of Stead Foundation Sydney Events — Talking with Inner West Rotary Club.

Janine Kitson (our environmental historian) will provide a book study on - The Invention of Nature, The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science by Andrea Wulf (2015) examines the life of Humboldt (1769–1859), a genius in articulating why Nature had to understood from both a scientific and artistic perspective. He was a friend
and mentor to many - including Joseph Banks, Goethe, Darwin, Thoreau, John Muir, and Ernst Haeckel. An incredibly inspirational biography.

Talk is free - buy your own dinner.

Date: Monday 4 December, 2017
Time: 6.15 for 6.30pm start. Ends at 8pm
Where: Nags Head Hotel, next to Glebe Town Hall, 162 St Johns Road

Enquiries: Ron 0418 112 018