23 April 2018, 11:30am–12:00pm
|Location||Dome Galleries, Level 4|
|Accessibility||Has wheelchair access|
Explore the stories of key scientific works by Euclid, Nicolaus Copernicus, Leonardo da Vinci and René Descartes, which altered the course of history and profoundly influenced the way we see ourselves.
Books enable new ideas to reach broad audiences across the globe, whether philosophical, religious, artistic, scientific or political. They are so powerful that throughout history books have regularly been censored, banned and burned.
About the presenter
Anna Welch is an historian specialising in the study of medieval manuscripts. She works in the History of the Book team at State Library Victoria.