James Hutton by John Kay, etching, 1787


Surgeons Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW

Thursday 11th–Friday 12th July 2019


Offers of papers of 20–25 minutes on any aspect of the history of geology in Scotland and the north of England, including work in progress, are welcome for this joint meeting of the History of Geology Group and the Edinburgh Geological Society, to be held at the Surgeons Quarter in central Edinburgh. This meeting will comprise a day of presentations (Thursday 11th July) followed by a field day (Friday 12th) featuring a walking tour, taking in sites linked with the history of geology around the city, as well as Hutton’s Section on Salisbury Crags.

Convenor: Tom Sharpe, 4 Abbey Mains Cottages, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 3SB email tom.sharpe1@me.com

Please send titles and abstracts to Tom Sharpe at the address above by 1st April 2019.