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Current and upcoming events

Immanuel Kant and Hull

A day conference organised by the Georgian Society for East Yorkshire and Friends of Kant and Königsberg, in association with Hull History Centre and University of Hull Maritime History Trust

Saturday 15 June 2024, 11am-4.30pm

£30 (£25 for Georgian Society for East Yorkshire and Friends of Kant and Königsberg members), including refreshments

This day conference commemorates the 300th anniversary of the birth of the great German philosopher Immanuel Kant and celebrate his close friendship with two Hull merchants based in Königsberg, Joseph Green and Robert Motherby. Speakers include Max Egremont, author of "Forgotten Land: Journeys among the Ghosts of East Prussia".

Places must be booked in advance. Download the programme and booking form for further details.


 

Hull's Victorian Water Supply

Peter Claxton

Tuesday 9 July, 12.30pm

Admission free

A story of political intransigence, combined with individual and collective ineptitude during a period of rapid industrial and urban development.