Sloane’s Treasures: Texts and Transcription

……… Event Date: 16 July 2012 Eliot Room 4 British Library Conference Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB Sloane’s Treasures – Workshop 3: Texts and Transcription Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise …

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Unruly Creatures 2 : Creative Revolutions

    Event Date 18 June 2012 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum Cromwell Road (Exhibition Rd Entrance) London SW7 5BD The London Graduate School and the Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum London present: Unruly Creatures 2 : Creative Revolutions This is the second in a series of one-day conferences that analyse and discuss …

Sloane's Treasures: Sloane’s Artificial Rarities

……… Event Date: 31 May 2012 Hartwell Room The British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG Sloane’s Treasures – Workshop 2: Sloane’s ‘Artificial Rareties’ Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise he started…  Hans Sloane was …

Sloane’s Treasures: Understanding Sloane’s Natural Objects

      Event Date: 17 April 2012 Dorothea Bate Seminar Room Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD Sloane’s Treasures Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise he started… Hans Sloane was one of the great men …

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Wallich and Indian Natural History: Collection Dispersal and the Cultivation of Knowledge

__________ __________ Event Date: 6 December 2011 Flett Lecture Theatre Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD   Wallich and Indian Natural History: Collection Dispersal and the Cultivation of Knowledge   This international, interdisciplinary conference will be held on the 6th and 7th December, 2011 at the Natural History Museum, London and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on the general theme of …

Malcolm Longair – The challenges of writing Royal Society Biographical Memoirs

        Event date:12 -13 May 2011 Royal Society Carlton House Terrace London SW1 Science Voices: Scientists speak about science and themselves a joint conference of Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University Centre for History of Science at the Royal Society (part-funded by the Arts …

Tilli Tansey – Hidden voices: an oral history of medical laboratory technicians

        Event date:12 -13 May 2011 Royal Society Carlton House Terrace London SW1 Science Voices: Scientists speak about science and themselves a joint conference of Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University Centre for History of Science at the Royal Society (part-funded by the Arts …

Brian Cathcart – Subjects, objects and expectations in Museum Lives: an oral history of the Natural History Museum

        Event date:12 -13 May 2011 Royal Society Carlton House Terrace London SW1 Science Voices: Scientists speak about science and themselves a joint conference of Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University Centre for History of Science at the Royal Society (part-funded by the Arts …