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A Celebration of Herbal Medicine History: Researching Botanical Knowledge

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Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution

16-18 Queen Square

Bath

BA1 2HN

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Join us to explore achievements in herbal history research, focussing on cultivation and use of historical and ethnographic sources

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Herbal History Research Network: Tenth Anniversary Seminar

9. 30: Registration

Michael Heinrich, UCL School of Pharmacy

Traditional practice – future wisdom? Quality, safety and evidence of herbal medicines from an ethnopharmacological perspective

Graeme Tobyn, University of Central Lancashire

The identification of William Turner’s herbalists in Tudor and Stuart England

Anna Parkinson, Independent researcher

Tracking an old story: John Parkinson’s life as an apothecary and gardener (1568–1650)

Lunch is included at the Institute, with time for networking, viewing student poster presentations and buying books

Afternoon session

Clare Hickman, University of Chester

Scottish eighteenth-century botanic gardeners: technicians, teaching assistants, researchers and artists

Ruth Mannion Daniels, Independent researcher

Botanical medicines used by the Royal Naval surgeons, 1793–1815

Cassandra Quave, Emory University, Atlanta

Historic herbal texts as a resource for drug discovery in the post-antibiotic era

4.30 Close

For more details of the speakers, see http://www.herbalhistory.org/home/seminars/

Student Bursaries: The National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH) Education Fund is supporting our 10th anniversary by offering up to ten bursaries to cover admission and travel expenses up to £100, to students and recently qualified practitioners of herbal medicine. For more details, see http://www.herbalhistory.org/home/seminars/

Directions/Parking: It is a 10–15 minute walk from Bath Spa train station to Queen Square.

There are several car parks close to Queen Square, including the large Charlotte Street car park. For other options, see the map: https://visitbath.co.uk/documents/site/Bath_Parking_Map.pdf

More information about Bath can be found at: https://visitbath.co.uk/plan-your-visit/maps-and-guides/

Lunch: A vegetarian and vegan buffet lunch will be provided. Please ensure that you tell us at herbalhistoryrn@gmail.com if you have any allergies or particular requirements.

Access: This is a Georgian building with an initial step leading to the ramp into the building. When inside the building, there are no further steps to negotiate. The disabled toilet is on the ground floor next to the lift. Please let us know if you have any issues with access so that we can liaise with staff at the Institution.

Privacy: We will add your name and contact details to the HHRN mailchimp mailing list and database. If you do NOT agree to this, please use the CONTACT link below to tell us. We will prepare a list of attendees using your name, organization and email. Again, if you do NOT agree to this, please tell us. The HHRN privacy policy is available at www.herbalhistory.org We will keep the paper records of your registration at the Seminar for 5 years.

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