A R Wallace Symposium
Join us for a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Alfred Russel Wallace's birth.
It will be held at Oxford University Museum of Natural History in the Westwood room both in-person and online. The event is free but registration is required for all participants.
Paul Smith (Oxford University Museum of Natural History) and Laurence Talairach (Jaurès University)
Chair: James Costa
10:15 - George Beccaloni (FLS), Alfred Russel Wallace and Natural Selection: The Real Story
11:05 - Robert J. Whittaker (University of Oxford), Island Life and the Laws of Distribution
Chair: Laurence Talairach
11:55: Zoë Simmons (Oxford University Museum of Natural History), A. R. Wallace's Collections at OUMNH
Chair: George Beccaloni
13:30: James Costa (Western Caroline University), Darwin and Wallace: Insights from the plan for Wallace's unpublished last book
14:00 (online): Victor Rafael Limeira-DaSilva, A Naturalist in a Tropical Empire: Wallace, Science Exploration, and Amazonian Indigenous Peoples
Chair: Christophe Thébaud
15:30 (online): Jeb Bevers (Yavapai College, Arizona) and John Ablett (Natural History Museum, London), The Slow Dispersal of Wallace's Sand Snails into the Natural History Museum and Wallace's Walk among the Big Trees of California.
16:20: Pietro Corsi (University of Oxford), Wallace from an Historian's Viewpoint
Chair: Laurence Talairach and Christophe Thébaud
Round Table: Book presentation session (2023 Wallace Publications)
Pascal Marty (Maison Française d'Oxford)
For more information, please contact Laurence Talairach by email: email@example.com.