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With a talk and an exhibition, Charles Darwin Jumilla honors in the 200 anniversary of his birth (16/02/2009)

With a talk and an exhibition, the Department of Culture marks the 200 anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin.

The year 2009 also meet the 150 years since the first edition of the book "The Origin of Species, whose edition sold out within two hours of its release.

The conference was held on 12 February under the title "Charles Darwin.

The Origin of Species "and was led by Emiliano Hernández Carrión, director of the Municipal Archaeological Museum" Jerónimo Molina "which was accompanied by the councilman of Culture Joan Guardiola.

Juana Guardiola said "this talk and the exhibition is one of the activities that begins virtually agenda setting Cultural Winter, which lasts until late March with various events and exhibitions."

Jumilla conference joins the 200th anniversary of Darwin "which is one of the characters that have marked a milestone in research and science, there is always a before and after Darwin," said the lecturer.

The talk was of a more educational than scientific in language accessible to everyone.

According to the speaker "this paper will meet its goal of disseminating and relief to the life and work of Darwin."

Similarly, a day before it opened in the Chapel of San José, an exhibition under the title "King of the Apes on the Evolution of the Human Species.

The exhibition has been mounted by the Diputación Provincial de Albacete, who has had the courtesy to lend it to the Department of Culture of Jumilla, in order to celebrate the 200 anniversary of the birth of famous naturalist Darwin.

The exhibition showcases the work of Darwin's scientific research, as the conference is conducted in an educational focus accessible language for students of the High School students and is fully understandable by any citizen who is interested to attend this exhibition .

The exhibition addresses the issues of evolution of species, in which you can see a copy of the skulls that have marked a milestone in the evolution of the human species and also installed panels will explain the characteristics of each moments, phases or stages in life that has passed the man in the last 6 million years.

The exhibition on 'The Lord of the Apes' can be seen until 28 February and visiting hours are from 16 to 20 hours.

Groups may arrange visits by calling the Archaeological Museum, phone is 968 757 379.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Jumilla

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