9th Annual Symposium 2009

"Edward Heron-Allen and Literature"

Saturday, 4th July, 2009

Natural History Museum
Palaeontology Demonstration Room
(The Dorothea Bate Room)
Cromwell Road

The first edition of EHA's translation of the Rubaiyat

The first edition of EHA's translation of the Rubaiyat


Meet at the Visitors Reception, on the left, inside the main entrance to the Museum on Cromwell Road. The nearest
Underground Station is South Kensington.

Lunch has been arranged at Pierino's Italian Restaurant in Thurlow Place near to the Museum. Those wishing to attend
the lunch should book with Dr John Whittaker at the Natural History Museum.


  • 10.30 Tea and Coffee
  • 11.00 Welcome and Introduction by the Chairman
  • Timothy J. McCann, "Edward Heron-Allen's Ballad of Lord Bateman"
  • Joan Navarre, "'Chicago Palmistry': Eugene Field's Portrait of Edward Heron-Allen in America"
  • Garry Garrard, "EH-A - accomplice to fraud: The legacy of EHA's work on the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam"
  • John Whittaker, "Edward Heron-Allen's Travel Journal account of his trip to the International Zoological Congress
    in Monaco in 1913"
  • Lunch at Pierino's Italian Restaurant
  • The Annual General Meeting

AGM Agenda

Chairman: Tim McCann

  1. TBA