History and SF

Track:
Science Fiction/Fantasy
What:
Panel
When:
13:00, Friday 31 Jul 2020 NZST (50 minutes)
Where:
Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)
Discussion:
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Phil Klass (William Tenn) once said that the real science of science fiction is history.  Many great SF works get much of their strength because the history -- implicit or explicit -- behind the story feels real. How do writers manage this? How can real history be made to work in a story? What are some examples? 
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author (and city planner, climate/energy policy advisor, historian)
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BSFA
Charity Developer; Author
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Moderator
Bemidji State University / The Skiffy and Fanty Show
Podcaster / Editor / Professor
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Novelist & Historian