Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker – The Making of Modern Botany: A Bicentenary Celebration

Date:
Venue:
Jodrell Building, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3DS
Organiser: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
joseph.hooker@kew.org

PARTNER EVENT 09:30–19:00 Friday 30 June 2017

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker Conference Poster

This one day meeting will celebrate the life and work of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker with 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.

Registration is essential via Eventbrite £25 (£15 students) includes lunch and entry to the gardens. For more information please contact joseph.hooker@kew.org