14 May 2009, 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm, room C222, Forum
On Thursday evening, 14 May 2009, the Wageningen UR Library is organising "An Evening with Darwin". Wilbert Hetterscheid, scientific curator of the Wageningen UR Botanical Gardens, will tell about Darwin's trip with the Beagle. Wim Backhuys, publisher of Backhuys Publishers and teacher of the History of Biology, will then lecture on Darwin's theory of evolution. After the lectures, Liesbeth Missel, the library's curator, will take attendees to the Special Collection's reading room, in the Forum Library, to explain the exhibition "The Evolution of Darwin".
• Darwin's trip with the Beagle by Wilbert Hetterscheid
• Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Wim Backhuys from Backhuys Publishers
• Tour through the Darwin Exhibition led by Liesbeth Missel, Wageningen UR Library
Time: 7.30-9.30 pm
Location: Forum building, room C222, Droevendaalsesteeg 2, Wageningen
Organisation: Wageningen UR Library; tel. +31 317 - 484440
Admission is free and registration is not necessary.
N.B.: The evening will be in Dutch.