Science, fiction and ‘geeks’ in interwar Britain

Thu 7 Sep • 17:00 – 18:00

Theatre • Old Courtroom
City Centre

Organised by:
  • History of Science Scientific Section
  • Suitable for: 16+

    The science fiction genre is booming, but seldom considered is the role of sci-fi in the first half of the 20th century and its early fans. Charlotte Sleigh introduces her research on these sci-fi fans’ fictional worlds and how it influenced understanding of science and their dreams of participating in it.

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