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GEOLOGY IN THE HISTORY OF PROVINCIAL SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

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GEOLOGY IN THE HISTORY OF PROVINCIAL SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

GEOLOGY IN THE HISTORY OF PROVINCIAL SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

WILLIAMSON BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER,

To be held in Manchester on Friday 9th April.

The registration fee is just £5 and the deadline for returning the registration form is 31st March.

For further information contact Leucha Veneer: leucha

[dot] veneer [at] manchester [dot] ac [dot] uk

PROGRAMME

9.30-10.00 Coffee and registration

10.00-10.30 Short welcome from Alan Bowden followed by

John POLLARD The contributions of Edward Binney FRS FGS, the geologist, to the Manchester scientific scene and societies 1836-1881

10.30-11.00 Geoff TRESISE Liverpool: a tale of two societies 1860-1910

11.00-11.15 Short break

11.15-12.00 Simon KNELL Keynote Address

12.00-13.00 Lunch (own arrangements)

13.00-13.30 Ronald AUSTIN Geology in the history of scientific societies in Swansea, South Wales

13.30-14.00 Noel WORLEY The Yorkshire Geological Society: its history and contribution to geological science

14.00-14.30 Patrick BOYLAN Geology and the Leicester Lit. & Phil., 1835-2010

14.30-14.55 THE WOOLHOPE CLUB’S DVD Picnic in Siluria

14.55-15.30 Hugh TORRENS A forgotten English museological initiative: the Midland counties natural history societies and museums of the 1830s

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-16.30 Norman BUTCHER The Devonshire Association – a unique organisation

16.30-17.00 Simon NAYLOR The Royal Geological Society of Cornwall and the mapping of Cornwall’s geology

17.00-17.30 Cynthia BUREK Geology in the Chester Society of Natural History

17.30-18.00 Stephen DONOVAN Lawrence Chubb, Verners Zans and the Jamaica Group of the Geologists’ Association (1955-1959)

18.00 Close

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