Margaret Cavendish and the Royal Society

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture


As part of the Festival of Ideas, Sarah Cawthorne (English), Annie Hogdson (Chemistry) and Keith Allen (Philosophy) tell the story of Margaret Cavendish’s ground-breaking visit to the Royal Society, drawing on contemporary accounts of the event (including that of the diarist Samuel Pepys) and demonstrating some of the experiments that she witnessed.
Period5 Jun 2019
Event titleFestival of Ideas 2019
Event typeOther