Registration and CFP for the Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Natural History in Liverpool are now open!

Bon Voyage? 250 years exploring the natural world.

Updates for the forthcoming summer meeting at the World Museum in Liverpool 14-15 June are now available on the Society for the History of Natural History’s website

 To download the latest programme, view the abstracts or obtain a booking form, click on the links.

 For those interested in the life and work of Lord Stanley, the 13th Earl of Derby, his former collection and menagerie, a lunch and tour of Knowsley Hall has been arranged for the afternoon of 13 June (leaving Liverpool City Centre at 12 noon).

 World Museum Liverpool will also be hosting China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors during the conference. The exhibition is proving very popular and anyone wishing to see thiswhilst in Liverpool are advised to book tickets in advance

 This is shaping up to be a fantastic meeting marking the 250th Anniversary of Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific. We hope to see you there.

SHNH Conf.

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