8 February 2018

Winter lecture: Desert island discoveries

Recent research on the uninhabited island of Mona in the Caribbean has revealed intriguing new insights into the first encounters between Europeans and the Indigenous peoples of the Americas in 15th and 16th centuries.

This talk will reveal how these exciting discoveries were made and consider how they transform our understanding of this turning point in world history.

Speaker: Dr Jago Cooper, British Museum

Please note, the winter lectures take place at Priory Road Lecture Theatre. Parking can be difficult so please arrive an extra 15 minutes to allow plenty of time.