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Perspectives on Science and History Lecture Series
The Perspectives on Science and History Lecture Series is Co-Sponsored by
Missouri Historical Society

Perspectives on Science and History Lecture Series

The Perspectives on Science and History Lecture series brings together scientific and historic scholarship to offer a fresh look at topics addressed in Missouri History Museum galleries and that are still relevant today.

The lectures are held in the History Museum, Lee Auditorium, Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park (View Map). All Perspectives on Science and History Lecture Series lectures are free of charge and open to the to the public, Junior Academy members, middle and high school students.

Parking is free in the Museum lot or in Forest Park.

 
Upcoming Perspectives on Science and History Lecture Series
Jun 17th, 2014 (Tue)
Green Jobs, Green Justice and Building Capacity in Urban Communities
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Perspectives on Science & History Series

Featured Speaker: Sarah L. Coffin, Ph.D., AICP, Associate Professor, Center for Sustainability, Saint Louis University

In many US cities efforts at stimulating green economic development strategies are yielding promising results. But in historically distressed communities, extreme economic distress and environmental injustice conditions bring additional challenges to any sort of capacity building. Saint Louis University urban planning professor, Sarah Coffin, explores how urban planning and policy researchers uncover the barriers to green economic development and identify the missing community capacity elements that can help promote green jobs and green justice.

Presented in conjunction with the Missouri History Museum exhibition, Streets of St. Louis, on display at the Museum through July 13, 2014.

To be held at:
Missouri History Museum – Lee Auditorium
Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park
St. Louis, Missouri 63112

Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

Presented in partnership with:

 
Aug 12th, 2014 (Tue)
Crafting Beer: The Science of Brewing
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Perspectives on Science & History Series

Featured Speaker: Florian Kuplent, Co-Founder and Brewmaster, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

There's more to beer than hops and yeast. Join Florian Kuplent, Co-Founder and Brewmaster of Urban Chestnut Brewing Co., as he discusses the science behind craft beers and Beer Divergency, a unique philosophy that puts a modern spin on traditional brewing, while paying homage to the old.

Presented in conjunction with the Missouri History Museum exhibition, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, on display at the Museum through August 17, 2014.

To be held at:
Missouri History Museum – Lee Auditorium
Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park
St. Louis, Missouri 63112

Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

Presented in partnership with: