Poetry and Science: Ruth Padel, Lavinia Greenlaw and Emily Grosholz

Three poets discuss the value and practice of interweaving two distinct cultures. Speakers: Ruth Padel and Lavinia Greenlaw in conversation with Emily Grosholz Ruth Padel is a poet, novelist and conservationist, who has explored natural science subjects in poetry and prose. Her poetry-prose book The Mara Crossing asks why do animal species migrate–and why do […]

Eleanor Marx: Feminist, Socialist and Daughter of Karl Marx

by Jenny McPhee Rachel Holmes, a cultural historian and biographer, will be in conversation with Kamila Shamsie, discussing her new book, Eleanor Marx: A Life, a biography of the feminist daughter of Karl Marx. Eleanor Marx was the first woman to lead the British dockworkers’ union and the first to translate Madam Bovary into English, […]