250 Years of Alexander von Humboldt: The explorer, his scientific project and his relevance today

Alexander von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt, © picture-alliance/ dpa Fotograf: Tagesspiegel Kitty Kleist-Heinrich

01.10.2019 - Article

On September 14, we celebrate the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt who was born in Berlin on September 14, 1769. He was a famous German natural scientist, especially known for his diaries, which he wrote on his five-year journey throughout the Americas. Numerous events and celebrations are taking place in Germany this weekend to commemorate this special day. The University of Alberta also organizes a Film Screening and Lecture with Dr. Sandra Rebok on this occasion. Free lunch and an interesting program are waiting for you!

Venue: Room 134, Telus International Centre (116th Street and 85th Avenue NW), University of Alberta

Date: October 10, 2019 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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