29 October 2012

Middleton Hall, Hull Campus, 18.00 (doors open at 17.30)

The first annual Jacob Bronowski Lecture

A skilful speaker and agitator of the Communist intellectual type: exploring Jacob Bronowski's wartime MI5 file

Event presented by Professor Lisa Jardine CBE.

In 1973, the ‘Ascent of Man’ was broadcast as a 13-part television series on BBC2. Following its broadcast Dr Jacob Bronowski become one of the world's most celebrated intellectuals. Central to his intellectual concerns was the relation between science and its wider cultural context, particularly the arts.

In her lecture, Professor Lisa Jardine CBE, Dr Bronowski’s daughter and a distinguished academic in her own right, speaks about the unsettling recent revelation that Dr Jacob Bronowski was considered a ‘security risk’ by MI5.

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