Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The Meaning of 21st Century: Talks by James Martin

I just recieved an email about a short series of talks by James Martin. James is a major donor to the James Martin institute in oxford UK:

“The James Martin Institute for Science and Civilization will identify science
and technology issues critical in shaping the future of world civilization. It
will conduct research to help humanity to shape a brighter future for itself and
the natural environment on which it depends. It will influence the course of
technological and social change through the engagement of highest quality
scholarship with key decision makers in business, government, and civil society.
Its fellowship programme will bring together leading scholars and practitioners
around the world. Its symposium will become a world forum on science and
civilization. Its teaching programme will train future generations of world

His new book is out soon and the details of his first few speeking dates are bellow, I will be doing a review shortly.

The launch for ‘The Meaning of the 21st Century’ is to be held at the House of Lords on 28th September, hosted by Baroness Greenfield.

James Martin will be speaking with Baroness Greenfield at The Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LF on 28th September at 7pm. To book tickets, call Foyles on 0870 420 2777.

He will be speaking at Borders in Oxford on 3 October and Bristol on 26 September.

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