Professor at Large

Bendigo Writers Festival

Event Date: 
11 August 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Peter Doherty, Sian Gard

They say travel broadens the mind, and it sure does seem to be the case for Nobel Prize winning scientist Peter Doherty. For more than 30 years, he has kept a journal of all the places he has visited as part of his ridiculously busy schedule. From the obvious favourites to obscure destinations, travel has been a way for him to ask, what’s the sense of things? Sian Gard and Peter Doherty take us on an armchair ride around the globe, with plenty of stops along the way to consider food, art and the quest for a perfect sentence