Skip to main content

Cultivating the Plant Humanities

Cultivating the Plant Humanities

Book tickets
  • Date 09 May 2024
  • Time 5.30pm
  • Category Lecture

Cultivating the Plant Humanities: a lecture by Yota Batsaki

Yota Batsaki is the Executive Director of Dumbarton Oaks, a Harvard University research centre, museum and historic garden located in Washington DC. Her talk will describe the Plant Humanities Initiative at Dumbarton Oaks as an example of how plant-focused projects and collections can stimulate research and public communication around humans, culture, and the environment. The lecture is organised by Royal Holloway's Centre for GeoHumanities.

Admission free but booking is essential.


New Zealand fern album, 1880s, Dumbarton Oaks Rare Book Collection

Related topics

Explore Royal Holloway

Get help paying for your studies at Royal Holloway through a range of scholarships and bursaries.

There are lots of exciting ways to get involved at Royal Holloway. Discover new interests and enjoy existing ones.

Heading to university is exciting. Finding the right place to live will get you off to a good start.

Whether you need support with your health or practical advice on budgeting or finding part-time work, we can help.

Discover more about our 21 departments and schools.

Find out why Royal Holloway is in the top 25% of UK universities for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

Royal Holloway is a research intensive university and our academics collaborate across disciplines to achieve excellence.

Discover world-class research at Royal Holloway.

Discover more about who we are today, and our vision for the future.

Royal Holloway began as two pioneering colleges for the education of women in the 19th century, and their spirit lives on today.

We’ve played a role in thousands of careers, some of them particularly remarkable.

Find about our decision-making processes and the people who lead and manage Royal Holloway today.