1st May 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Putting Flesh on Ancient Bones

The origins and early evolution of dinosaurs remain controversial. This is partially due to the challenging nature of many early dinosaur remains, which have suffered crushing, breakage or deformation during

16th May 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Evolution in the Genome

Studying Brightly-Coloured Tropical Butterflies to Understand Evolution and Speciation Since the time of Darwin, the remarkable mimicry seen among South American Heliconius butterflies has fascinated evolutionary biologists. These butterflies have

21st May 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Painting Summer Fruits and Flowers

This two-day course will aim to introduce students to some of the complexities of fruit painting and may be combined with painting flowers in watercolour. The composition may be juxtaposed

5th June 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Plants of the Qur’ān and other Religious Texts

Preserving Cultural History in a Changing World About 75 plants are mentioned in the Qur’ān and other Islamic texts and about 130 in Biblical texts. Most plants have a history

20th June 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

American Eden

David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic In 1801, a young New Yorker named David Hosack—soon to be chosen as attending physician at the duel

2nd July 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Painting Butterflies and Moths

This class will be a day of drawing and painting in watercolour butterflies from the Linnean Society’s handling collection. It will aim to provide a better understanding of the structure