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Public Talks

The Book Hill Talks Lecture Series of the Georgetown Neighborhood Library is an interdisciplinary forum linking library audiences to thought leaders from the humanities, social and applied sciences. Talks are held on selected Wednesday evenings and are free and open to the public.

All talks take place at the Georgetown Public Library (3260 R St NW, Washington, DC 20007) at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.


Upcoming Talks

“Botanick Friends”: Exchanging Plants in the Eighteenth Century

March 4, 2020 | Victoria Pickering

Horticultural Traditions: Paris Public Gardens

March 11, 2020 | Ann Komara

Mesoamerican Landscapes: Ideologies and Practices

March 18, 2020 | Rebecca Friedel

Stones from Goa, Roots from Timor, and Beans from the Philippines: The Recipe Collection of the Last Medici Princess

March 25, 2020 | Ashley Buchanan