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Banks & Solander Lectures – POSTPONED
28th March 2020
APS-Vic Exhibitions and Lectures 2020
Marking the Collection of Australian Plants by Banks and Solander
Ringwood Keynote Lectures: Indigenous Plant Uses- About Banks and Solander
With strong connections with the exhibitions two lectures will be presented.
|1.||Auntie Janet Turpie-Johnstone*, currently a lecturer in Aboriginal studies at the Australian Catholic University and a PhD candidate at the Australian National University, will speak on Aboriginal plant use for sustenance, medicine, tools and habitation.|
|2.||Professor Tim Entwisle, Director and Chief Executive, RBGV will speak about Joseph Banks who financed and participated in the 1770 collections.|
*Regrettably, Prof Bruce Pascoe will not be able to present his lecture as formerly advertised.
The lectures will be followed by afternoon tea and an inspection of the exhibition.
When: Saturday 28th March 2020
Where: Maroondah Federation Gallery, 32 Greenwood Ave. Ringwood, Vic. Three minutes walk from Ringwood station
Time: 1.45 pm for 2.00 pm prompt start-Bookings Essential
Being fully funded by Australian Plants Society-Vic, entry is Free