Alfred Russel Wallace and his legacy

Wallace flying frog Watercolour painting of Wallace’s Flying Frog, Copyright A. R. Wallace Memorial Fund

Scientific discussion meeting organised by Dr George Beccaloni, Professor Dianne Edwards CBE FRS, Professor Steve Jones FRS and Professor Sir Ghillean Prance FRS.

Event details

This meeting will encompass Wallace’s major scientific interests including evolution, natural history, biogeography, colouration, sexual selection and astronomy and, a hundred years after his death, will examine and debate current thinking on many of the issues that preoccupied him, including very briefly his contributions to the social sciences.

Biographies of the organisers and speakers are available below and you can also download the draft programme (PDF). Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the event.

The Twitter hashtag for this event is #wallacelegacy

Attending this event

This event is intended for researchers in relevant fields and is free to attend. There are a limited number of places and registration is essential. An optional lunch is offered and should be booked during registration (all major credit cards accepted).

Enquiries: Contact the events team.

Alfred Russel Wallace and his legacy 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

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