Lisbet Rausing: "Who Guards the Guardians? Professors, Publishing, and the Public"

Lisbet Rausing presented her lecture as the 2011-2012 Una's Lecturer at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Rausing is a Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College's Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. She is also the founder of the Arcadia Fund, which since 2001 has made grant commitments of over $181 million to preserve endangered treasures of culture and nature. Rausing is the author of Linnaeus: Nature and Nation as well as numerous scholarly articles, including "Toward a New Alexandria," (The New Republic, March 2010), which addresses the future of libraries and public access to scholarly resources.

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