The Return of the Almonte Lectures - theHumm February 2021
The Return of the Almonte Lectures - theHumm February 2021
The Almonte Lecture Series promised to return, and they are — via Zoom! They have fascinating lectures lined up for the last Friday evening in February and March, and welcome everyone to attend virtually.
On February 26, Professor Richard Van Loon, former president of Carleton University, will present “Hard travel: Alex MacKenzie from Canada by land 22 July 1793”. Dr. Van Loon’s interest in First Nations people will make this lecture particularly informative as he combines the European quest for territory and trade with the cultures of Indigenous people.
Then on March 26, Almonte resident and former host of BBC Radio’s A-Z of Antiques, Janet Carlile, has offered to lecture about the world of antiques and their collectors. You can read more about Janet’s background and interests at janetcarlile.ca .
The lectures will be presented via Zoom, beginning at 7:30pm. Visit almontelectures.net for additional details on the series with particular attention on how to sign up for these virtual presentations. As usual, these lectures are free, but donations are always welcome. Contact Almonte.firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up or to get more information.
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