[Fully Booked] Night Sky: The Cultural Connection

How can the night sky be used to create connections across cultures to help build a better world?  Explore this exciting topic at a free evening talk with the Institute of Physics.

The night sky provides an ethereal backdrop of awe and wonder that unites people in ways we are only now coming to explore.

Richard Hechter (University of Manitoba, Canada) will explain how astronomy can be the nexus for connecting people across cultures and religions in an effort to help create a better world.

Richard’s intriguing research explores the understanding of astronomy across different ethnic groups, including its use in contemporary life, and chasing the aurora borealis around the world.

Join us for free drinks and nibbles to discover the wonders of the night sky.

This talk is for adults (18+) only.

6:00pm: Drinks reception

6:30pm: Talk: Connecting With People: Developing Unity and Understanding Under the Night Sky

7:30pm: Drinks reception

To book a free place, please click here to register on Eventbrite. 


Organised By
IOP Outreach & Engagement and International Relations
15 Jul 2019 18:00 to 20:00
Institute of Physics
N1 9BU
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