Northwestern University

May
3
Fri

Conference on the future in history (CCHS)

When: Friday, May 3, 2019
All day  

Where: Harris Hall, 108 (Leopold Room), 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch   847.467.0885

Group: Center for Historical Studies

Category: Academic

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Description:

Graduate CONFERENCE on “Back to the Future: Visions of Tomorrow in History” (convened by Breen Fellow Kevin BAKER)
Friday, May 3—all day

• Keynote speaker: W. Patrick McCray (U of California, Santa Barbara), author of The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnology, and a Limitless Future (2013)
• Keynote lecture: “Memories of the Future: Past Visions of Limitless Tomorrows (And Their Relevance Today)”

Sponsored by the Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies (CCHS)

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