An investigation into the main evolutionary events of animals and plants through geological time.Two talks by Elizabeth Devon.Monday, 5th September:After a brief summary of the development of the theory of evolution, we will cover the main events from simple to complex life in the oceans, to the explosion of life on land. We will then … Continue reading "The Theory of the Evolution of Life on Earth"
A social history of Seafaring through the agesThis is a series of eight weekly lectures by Dr Tony Barrow . Human societies all over the world have used the sea since prehistoric times and seafaring is arguably the oldest profession. Archaeological evidence clearly demonstrates its crucial importance to settlement, trade, technological and cultural transmission across the … Continue reading "Bred to the Sea"