JOSEPH BANKS: A MACARONI AND A DILETTANTE

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Meeting Details
Speaker: Dr Patricia Fara View Flyer
Biography: Clare College, University of Cambridge
Date: Tuesday, 8th June 2021
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Venue: This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom
Description: Instead of completing his education with a Grand Tour Joseph Banks travelled around the world with James Cook. He became President of The Royal Society for 42 years, and exerted great influence on British scientific and imperial policy. This lecture will discuss how he was satirised.

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