Hoboken Lecture 2018
On Wednesday 12 December 2018, the Natural History Museum Rotterdam, in partnership with the British Council, the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen and Codarts, presents the eighth Hoboken Lecture, by the renowned British writer, traveller, veterinarian, taxidermist, barrister and philosopher Professor Charles Foster
'Being a Beast'
Musical prelude (Haydn's Hoboken Verzeichnis) by students of Codarts - (Rotterdam) University of the Arts.
The venue of the Hoboken Lecture is the auditorium of the Kunsthal, directly opposite the Natural History Museum. We make use of only 200 seats, so sound and view is excellent for all.
About the Lecture: soon to be announced
17:30 Refreshments and supper for VIPs, speaker, partners and sponsors
18:00 Museum open: get your vouchers, drink coffee and see the exhibitions
19:00 Auditorium Kunsthal open (opposite to the museum)
19.25 All seats taken
19:30 Welcome: Kees Moeliker, director Natural History Museum Rotterdam
19:35 Musical prelude: Codarts
19:50 Introduction of the speaker and his topic
20.00 Hoboken Lecture: ‘Being a Beast’ by Professor Charles Foster
21:15 Closing remarks
21.20 Short walk to the museum
Drinks, reception and book signing in the museum
22:30 Museum closes, end of the programme