Dabbling dilettantes and renaissance men
- Date: Wednesday, 16 November, 2016
5.30pm event, 6.30 drinks function
The lecture is free and open to the public. The drinks function is open to paid conference-goers only.
Te Ahumairangi, ground floor, National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets.
- Contact Details:
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. The conference proper has been relocated to Victoria University's Kelburn campus. Please contact Deborah.Levy@vuw.ac.nz from the Stout Centre for any queries about conference changes.
Help us open the Colenso conference with this lecture and panel session
Kate Hannah, Te Pūnaha Matatini, University of Auckland, chairs this session on colonial polymaths and New Zealand's science culture.
The panellists are:
- Nicola Gaston, University of Auckland
- Angela Middleton, University of Otago
- Linda Tyler, University of Auckland
- Daniel Hikuroa, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, University of Auckland
This session will be followed by a reception for conference attendees.
The New Zealand polymath: Colenso and his contemporaries
This conference is hosted by the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Alexander Turnbull Library, in association with Wai-te-ata Press, and the Colenso Society.
William Williams, Displays at the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute museum, Napier, ca 1888. Ref: 1/1-025795-G.