Poppies and What They Mean | University of Oxford

Poppies and What They Mean

Speaker
Dr Andrew Lack - Senior Lecturer in Environmental Biology at Oxford Brookes University
Event date
Event time
18:30 - 19:30
Venue
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
OX1 3PP
Venue details

Entry to Pitt Rivers Museum via Robinson Close, off South Parks Road

Event type
Gallery tours / talks
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

The poppy as a recurring image in poetry and art, and as a symbol of wartime loss, is powerfully resonant in our culture. Dr Andrew Lack, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Biology at Oxford Brookes University, will talk about the poppy plant and its ancient and more recent historical associations.