14 November 2009 --
Darwin's Living Legacy: An International Conference on Evolution and Society was inaugurated on 14 November 2009. The Conference is organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP), in cooperation with the British Council from 14 to 16 November 2009, with the participation of 120 Academics from 30 different countries who explore the role of the evolutionary science in a range of areas including medicine, agriculture, biodiversity and environment.
Serageldin gave a key note speech, in which he spoke about the importance of Darwin and his works, and the controversies arising from his theories.
Darwin’s Living Legacy is the culmination of the British Council’s global year-long celebration of the life, work and legacy of Charles Darwin, an initiative known as the Darwin Now project.