Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker – a centenary celebration

For anyone interested in Darwin’s confidant and botanist Joseph Dalton Hooker, Kew Gardens in London is the place to be in December:

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker – a centenary celebration

Botanist – Explorer – Champion of Darwin

A one day conference at Kew on 9 December 2011

Join us at Kew for a day of talks by leading experts, behind-the-scenes tours, and a reception with private view of the centenary exhibition on Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker’s life and work (1817-1911).

This event has been organised by Kew, The Kew GuildThe Linnean Society of London and the University of Sussex.

You might also be interested in a two-day meeting on the life and work of Nathaniel Wallich in India, to be held at the Natural History Museum and Kew on 6th and 7th December – please click here for more information.

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