Science and Civil Society in the Nineteenth Century

A one-day conference to be held at the Centre for the Study of Human Settlement and Historical Change at the National University of Ireland, Galway on September 17th 2004.

This conference focuses on scientific societies and organizations as voluntary associations and on their role in the formation of civil society in nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland.

A preliminary conference programme can be found at

For details please contact Elizabeth Neswald (National University of Ireland): [email protected]

This conference has been made possible by a grant from the Royal Irish Academy Third Sector Research Programme