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 Annual Smith Memorial Lecture

SAIAB and Penguin Random House invite you to the Annual Smith Memorial Lecture and Book Launch of The Fishy Smiths: A biography of JLB and Margaret Smith

Join author Mike Bruton at this year’s Smith Memorial Lecture as he recounts the Smiths’ formative years and serendipitous meeting leading up to the discovery of the coelacanth, the tumultuous years that followed and their extraordinary contribution to science. A fascinating story awash with adventure, travel, discovery, risk-taking and near-death experiences!

Date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Time: 17h30 for 18h00

Venue: SAIAB Lecture Room, Somerset Street, Grahamstown

RSVP: Friday 5th October to Naniswa Nyoka on or call 046 603 5800

Books will be available at a special price and the author will be available to sign them.