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Cancelled: The Japanese Footprint of Siebold in the Netherlands

Wednesday 18 March 2020
Academy Building
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden
Klein Auditorium

This lecture day has been cancelled due to measures related to the coronavirus.

The Japanese Footprint of Siebold in the Netherlands

Keynote lecture: ‘The Relevance of Siebold’s Herbarium’ by Prof. Dr. Hideaki Ohba
Chair: Prof. Dr. W.R. van Gulik
Summing-up by Prof. Dr. T.R. van Andel
Other speakers: Prof. Dr. P. Baas, Prof. Dr. H. Beukers, A. Abe Chatterjee MSc, Drs. G. Thijsse, Dr. D.P. Kok, Dr. G.A. van Uffelen.

The sessions will take place in the Academiegebouw , Rapenburg 73, in Leiden, between 10:00 and ca. 17.00, the venue will open at 9.30. The lectures will be presented in English. Registration is free.

In 2020 it will be thirty years ago that the first Clusius symposium was organized: The Authentic Garden. Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (1796 - 1866) has been of particular importance for the Hortus botanicus Leiden, Leiden University, and for Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden. The jubilee year for the university, Hortus and Naturalis is an excellent reason to dedicate a symposium to Siebold’s work and heritage.

Sign up by sending an e-mail to: g.a.van.uffelen@hortus.leidenuniv.nl.

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