8 October 2020
(presentation at 7.30pm, Zoom discussion at 8.30pm)
This talk will explore the key role played by old maps and social geography in investigating the tale of a teenaged James Watt (engineer 1736-1819) being inspired by the steam of his aunt’s tea-kettle.
Joint event with School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen's University Belfast, organised by the Society's Northern Ireland regional committee.
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