How to argue with a racist with Dr Adam Rutherford

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3RX

Tel: 01392 665858

Blue glove holding glass beaker

About

We are delighted to welcome geneticist, writer and broadcaster Dr Adam Rutherford to RAMM to discuss the subjects covered in his book 'How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality'.

Racist pseudoscience may be on the rise, but science is no ally to racists. Instead, science and history can be powerful allies against bigotry, granting us the clearest view of how people actually are, rather than how we judge them to be.

Adam will dismantle outdated notions of race by illuminating what modern genetics can and can’t tell us about human difference. You will hear about how his work is a vital manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation, and a timely weapon against the misuse of science to justify racism.

Dr. Adam Rutherford is a geneticist, writer and broadcaster. His latest book is 'the Book of Humans', on nature's most paradoxical animal - us, and before that the best selling ‘A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived’, on the retelling of human history using DNA and genetics.

He presents BBC Radio 4’s weekly flagship programme, Inside Science, as well as the Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry (with Dr Hannah Fry), and many BBC television and Radio 4 documentaries on topics including the inheritance of intelligence, MMR and autism, genetics and human evolution, science and cinema, and scientific fraud.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Standard£18.00

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

TripAdvisor

Directions

Opening Times

How to argue with a racist with Dr Adam Rutherford (10 Feb 2022)
DayTimes
Thursday18:30 - 20:30

Follow us

What's Nearby

  1. Beat as One: African drumming workshop

    Join a vibrant, positive and lively drumming session that’s great fun for all the family…

    0 miles away
  2. Altern8 - After The Bands

    ALTERN8 - METAL/ROCK/ALTERNATIVE CLUBNIGHT
    Exeter's top rock/metal club night!

    DJs…

    0.06 miles away
  3. Revive Live Tour - Grandmas House X Panic Shack

    Music Venue Trust & The National Lottery's Revive Live Tour

    Buy a ticket to this show…

    0.06 miles away
  1. The Atom Age

    The Atom Age from Oakland, California are an ode to the unhinged power of 60s punk and…

    0.06 miles away
  2. The Doinks +the Issues + The Maisonettes

    The best in new under ground music with The Doinks +the Issues + The Maisonettes plus…

    0.06 miles away
  3. Ditz + Guests

    Noise Rock band from Brighton, UK formed in late 2015.

    FFO - Drive Like Jehu, Metz,…

    0.06 miles away
  4. Saliva

    Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, in September 1996 and…

    0.06 miles away
  5. Chainska Brassica

    Chainska Brassika - Tales of a Londoner UK Album Tour

    Chainska Brassika will return from…

    0.06 miles away
  6. Gaz Brookfield + Jake Martin and B-sydes

    Following a two year hiatus from live touring, Gaz Brookfield returns to the road with…

    0.06 miles away
  7. The City Is Ours For The Taking

    THECITYISOURS are a 5-piece metal band from the capital who have quickly garnered…

    0.06 miles away
  8. The Native + Guests

    Indie rockers from Plymouth

    0.06 miles away
  9. The Howl & The Hum

    A dark and melodic indie-psych performance by the York-based, three-piece band.

    0.06 miles away
  10. Warmduscher

    Avant-noise supergroup on The Leaf Label.

    0.06 miles away
  11. Sleep In Motion

    Hailing from Nottingham and Wolverhampton, Sleep In Motion are the latest and most…

    0.06 miles away
  12. The Wedding Present (seamonsters 30)

    The Wedding Present commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of their pivotal…

    0.06 miles away
  13. Clara Bond + Daisy Clark

    Since her previous Out of Towners EP, Clara Bond has spent much time on the live circuit,…

    0.06 miles away
Previous Next

Search for What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles

Events Powered By

The List