Library of Congress Virtual Book Talk: Vera Rubin, Trailblazing Astronomer and Advocate for Women in Science, June 16, 2022

Join us for a conversation with authors Jacqueline Mitton and Simon Mitton about their new biography, Vera Rubin: A Life (Harvard University Press, 2021). The book tells the story of how celebrated scientist Vera Rubin (1928-2016) became one of the most influential astronomers of her era and a powerful advocate for greater inclusion of women in the sciences. The event will take place online only on Thursday, June 16, 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT.

Khaled Fahmy will discuss his book In Quest of Justice: Islamic Law and Forensic Medicine in Modern Egypt on Wednesday the 18th of May at 7pm in Newnham College (Pavilion Meeting Room).

Venue: Pavillion Meeting Room, Newnham College

Event date: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022 - 19:00

Speakers: Professor Khaled Fahmy FBA

The Cambridge University Arab Society is hosting an event with Professor Khaled Fahmy to talk about his recent book In Quest of Justice: Islamic Law and Forensic Medicine in Modern Egypt.

Library of Congress Virtual Book Talk: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress, May 4, 2022

Join the Library of Congress Manuscript Division for a conversation with authors Judy Tzu-Chun Wu and Gwendolyn Mink about their new biography of Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink, Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress (New York University Press, 2022). The book vividly details how trailblazer Patsy Mink changed the future of American politics.  The event will take place online only on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 12:30pm – 1:30pm EDT.

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