How our World View was Changed by the Enlightenment - a 2nd talk by Steve Isle

As Steve's first talk 'sold out' in less than 24hours he has kindly agreed to give a second talk.

Steve Isle is one of our CLHG members and he has kindly offered to give us a talk at the British Museum where he works.

Steve is a retired Head of History, having taught History for 30 years. He studied History and Philosophy and his M Phil was concerned with Philosophy of Mind. He is currently researching changing ideas of the self in the Enlightenment.

The talk will last 45 minutes and will be limited to 30 people due to limited space in the Museum.

Please meet in the Enlightenment Gallery of the Museum for the talk at 1.45 p.m.

Some people may wish to meet in the Museum Tavern Pub across the road from the Museum at 1.00 p.m. and there is every chance we will retire there too post Steve's talk, where I am sure he will be happy to chat and receive pints of beer.

There is no charge for the talk but as a thank you to Steve we will be taking donations on the day to Steve's chosen charity Eaves. Eaves supports victims of human trafficking.

Eaves | Supporting vulnerable women who have experienced violence

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  • Helen

    Thanks to Steve for a enlightening, pun intended, whirl wind talk, did we decide how many centuries you covered per minute? Also for a good discussion with folk in the pub post the talk. However, it was very disappointing that only 13 of the 30 people registered to attend turned up. This is very disrespectful to Steve and those people on the waiting list. PLEASE if you can no longer attend one of our events take 2 minutes to courteously let us know. Perhaps, those who denied others a place today would like to make a donation to Steve's charity as an apology.

    1 · March 17, 2013

    • Kieron

      You are very polite Helen, too polite imv to the selfish 'no shows', because all they have done is not only blocked others from coming, but denied a worthy charity from benefiting from this event. It is insulting to all who give up their time freely to make these events happen. On a positive note, the talk was brilliant,, as was the company in the pub afterwards.

      March 18, 2013

  • Stephen C.

    I am held up in Oxford are there 2 others who could attend?

    March 17, 2013

  • oliver g.

    sadly my guest must cancel.

    March 16, 2013

  • Taylan H.

    I was on the list of people that were attending why am I now on the waiting list

    March 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Emailed organiser, unfortunately no longer able to go.

    March 14, 2013

  • Peter C.

    Sorry! Have to cancel!

    March 11, 2013

  • stells d.

    Fascinating talk. Left me wanting more, wanting, like Steve, to revisit the Enlightenment Gallery and wanting to google a gazillion subjects. Thank you.

    February 24, 2013

  • Steve C.

    Fascinating talk, how does Steve know that much?

    I have been to the British Museum many times, but never to the Enlightenment gallery. I will be going back

    February 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm new to the club and this will be my first meeting. Looking forward to meeting you and hearing the talk

    February 22, 2013

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