Article ID: CBB001211341

The Darwin Jubilee in England (2009)

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Kolchinskii, E. I. (Author)


VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
Volume: 9, no. 4
Issue: 4
Pages: 3-26


Publication Date: 2009
Edition Details: [Translated title.] In Russian.
Language: Russian

The essay discusses the social, cultural and scientific contexts of Darwin jubilee celebrations in 1909, 1959, and 1984. With regard to the current jubilee, it pays particular attention to the tension between evolution and creationism, to advances over the last twenty years in molecular biology, paleontology and anthropology, and to the positions of various confessions, including the Vatican and the Anglican Church. The survey covers the main events in England organized by various societies (conferences, symposia and services, exhibitions and festivals, issuing of postal stamps, dedications of monuments and memorial plaques) as well as a series of newest publications introducing archival documents and analyzing Darwin's works and their lasting impact.

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Authors & Contributors
Fortey, Richard A.
Kjaergaard, Peter C.
Holmes, John
Ruse, Michael
Hermans, Cor
Horrocks, Sally M.
Journals
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Science and Education
History of Science
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Biology and Philosophy
Publishers
Alfred A. Knopf
Edinburgh University Press
Cambridge University Press
Wereldbibliotheek
University of Wales Press
Concepts
Darwinism
Evolution
Science and society
Societies; institutions; academies
Science and religion
Memorials; commemorations
People
Darwin, Charles Robert
Shaw, George Bernard
Wells, Herbert George
Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson
Huxley, Julian Sorell
Fisher, Ronald Aylmer
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
18th century
20th century, early
17th century
Places
Great Britain
United States
Netherlands
Denmark
Ukraine
Germany
Institutions
Royal Society of London
Natural History Museum (London, England)
Oxford University
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