My friend Martim Melo sent me three photos he took at the launch of WEIT in Portuguese at the Serralves Foundation in Porto. Immodestly, I present them here.
The book cover is nice:
The discussion afterwards, with Nuno Ferrand, my host at the Institute, lasted about an hour. Every single question from the audience was about religion and science; there were none about straight biology. And this is in a country where many academics I met claim that there is no controversy about evolution! It goes to show that the religion/science dichotomy is on many people’s minds:
And the book-signing afterwards. We moved 40 copies, which is a lot given the high price of the book (and all academic books) in Portugal and the fact that most of the audience was young: