January 3 2021
To secure tickets, visit this event-ticketing site. Dr. Svetlana Kotliarova and Dr. Yuri Kotliarov of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will lead a primary source-based activity featuring facsimiles of items from the Library’s collections designed to inspire young people to be curious and passionate about careers in STEM. They will take the audience through the history of science and origins of the scientific method and data, and lead a hands-on activity in informing students about careers in science. Dr. Betul Basaran, associate professor of religious studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, will present a lecture focusing on women in the sharia court records of Istanbul during the late 18th century.