Scitech  Event: “Through History’s Lens” webinar

AAAS online event brings together scientists and historians to discuss how their disciplines intersect

At noon on Friday, March 25, the American Association for the Advancement of Science will hold a webinar titled “Through History’s Lens: How History Contributes to a Better Understanding of Science.” During the hour-long webinar, a panel of historians and scientists will discuss the ways in which human understanding of the natural world has been shaped by history, and how new scientific knowledge will shape the future. The panel members are Gary Borisy, Director and CEO of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Jed Buchwald, Doris and Henry Dreyfuss Professor of History at Caltech, and Jane Maienschein, Director of the Center for Biology and Society, Arizona State University. The moderator is Manfred D. Laubichler, Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology, School of Life Sciences and Center for Biology and Society. All registered viewers will be encouraged to submit questions to the panel.

Registry is free for the seminar. Click here to register.