The British Herpetological Society

Maxwell Knight Commemorative Symposium

Organised by the British Herpetological Society (BHS), with support from the British Chelonia Group (BCG), the Amateur Entomologists Society (AES), the Institute of Animal Technology (IAT), the Frightened Face of Nature (FFON) and others.

The Symposium commemorates the 50th anniversary of the death of Maxwell Knight, the famous naturalist and renowned MI5 agent. It will recount and reassess his life and work in the 21st century, with reference to contemporary environmental issues such as species conservation, captive-breeding of endangered species and public education. Literature and specimens from Maxwell Knight’s collection, including long-lost manuscripts from his original filing cabinet, will be on display. During breaks and at the end of the symposium there will be a showing of Maxwell Knight’s original television/lecture films.

Registration to enable attendance at the symposium can only be made via the BHS.   Registration is strongly preferred directly via the event entry on the BHS website, with payment made via Paypal.  However, if this is not possible for some reason, please contact to arrange an alternative registration / payment method.

For details of address and program, please see  pdfMaxwell Knight Symposium

Event Details

Event Date Saturday 24th November 2018 1:00 pm
Event End Date Saturday 24th November 2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price £10.00
Location
Birkbeck College
43 Gordon Square, Kings Cross, London WC1H 0PD, UK
Birkbeck College
10.00 £ 14

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