Joseph Dalton Hooker Bicentenary Meeting: The Making of Modern Botany

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Date / time
Date(s) - 30 June
9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Location
Royal Botanic Gardens

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A one day meeting to celebrate the life and work of Victorian botanist, plant hunter and Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. There will be a varied programme of talks and an opportunity to see Joseph Hooker collections behind the scenes at Kew. Leading scholars and researchers will consider Joseph Hooker’s place in the history of science as well as his continuing influence on current botanical research in related fields.

This event will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of science, particularly botany, botanical illustration, exploration and empire. It will also present an attractive programme for those interested in the history of Kew Gardens as well as scientific work being carried out today at Kew and beyond.

Further details on the conference can be found at:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/joseph-dalton-hooker-bicentenary-meeting-the-making-of-modern-botany-tickets-31249412835?aff=eac2