• In Conversation: Who Owns Science?

  • Tue, 11-02-2020 at 19:00
  • Science and Industry Museum
    Liverpool Road
    M3 4FP Manchester
In Conversation: Who Owns Science? - Science and Industry Museum - Manchester

How has Britain's history as a scientific and industrial leader been influenced by its imperial past? Find out in this special In Conversation event.Science is often considered a European invention, and contributions from other people, places and cultures have often been erased from historical records and public memory. But while the UK reassesses its place in the world, is it time to decolonise these scientific narratives?In this special In Conversation event, science journalist Angela Saini and historian Pratik Chakrabarti discuss science, race, industry and Empire, and ask whether our stories about science need to be rewritten.