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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Sunday, March 31 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
SF Foundation George Hay Memorial Lecture

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One SF writer noted that 'if you read Nature long enough, your dreams will start to carry footnotes to other dreams'. Dr Henry Gee has been on the editorial team of Nature for a quarter of a century. His talk will give you the inside story on what goes on inside the leading international journal of science.


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Henry Gee

Senior Editor, Nature, Nature Publishing Group
Henry Gee is a scientific editor and recovering palaeontologist. He has been on the staff of the science magazine Nature for a quarter of a century. One of his claims to fame is that he set up the 'Futures' series of SF vignettes, which he ran for more than a decade - a venture that won Nature the accolade of Best Sf Publisher from the European Science Fiction Society in 2005. His many books include science fiction (THE SIGIL TRILOGY) and... Read More →

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Edward James

Edward James is well-known for his discussion and critical appraisal of science fiction, through his time as editor of Foundation, as author of Science Fiction In The Twentieth Century and (with Farah Mendlesohn) A Short History of Fantasy, and as an editor of The Cambridge Companion To Science Fiction, The Cambridge Companion To Fantasy and The Parliament Of Dreams: Conferring On Babylon 5. Edward has also... Read More →


Sunday March 31, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
1 - Main Programme Cedar Court