LGBT History month: Wolfenden's Biologists | University of Oxford

LGBT History month: Wolfenden's Biologists

Event date
Event time
18:30 - 20:00
Venue
University Museum of Natural History
Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PW
Event type
Student Gateway
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
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Celebrating LGBT History Month, Ross Brooks will relate how certain Oxford biologists actively campaigned for reform of the law relating to homosexuality during the 1950s.

Ross Brooks is a doctoral student in the School of History, Philosophy, and Culture at Oxford Brookes . His project is titled Evolution’s Closet: Queer Science in Britain, 1871-1967 and is funded by the Wellcome Trust.