Title: Alan Turing, a broken heart, and the invention of the computer, by Dr Jon Agar, UCL Science and Technology Studies
Type of event: lunchtime lecture, showcasing UCL research
This event is being held to commemorate the centenary of Alan Turing's birth and celebrate LGBT History Month. The talk will explore biographer Andrew Hodges' argument that Turing's feelings for his friend Christopher Morcom and the trauma of Morcom's premature death were pivotal in the development of Turing's ideas about the human spirit, the nature of consciousness and, ultimately, the development of the computer
This event is open to all UCL staff, students and to the general public.
Date, Time and Venue:
Thursday 16 February, 1-2pm, J Z Young lecture theatre, Wilkins building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT.
A map can be found here.
|Last updated: 12th October 2016|