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Cambridge Literary Festival: Gaia Vince - A Positive Story of Humanity

Cambridge Literary Festival: Gaia Vince - A Positive Story of Humanity

Saturday 30 November 2019
The Old Divinity School, St Johns College
It’s timely to welcome science writer, broadcaster and award-winning author of Adventures in the Anthropocene, Gaia Vince, whose new book Transcendence compels us to reimagine our ancestors.

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 To think of ourselves as smarter chimps with cool tools is to miss what is truly extraordinary about us. Exploring cutting-edge advances in population genetics, archaeology, psychology and more, Vince invites us to look around us: we are the intelligent designers of all we see – including ourselves. In conversation with Hettie O’Brien, online Editor at the New Statesman

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