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Learned society
A learned society is an organization that exists to promote an academic discipline/profession, as well a group of disciplines. Membership may be open to all, may require possession of some qualification, or may be an honor conferred by election, as is the case with the oldest learned societies, such as the Polish Sodalitas Litterarum Vistulana , the Italian Accademia dei...
Timeline of Events
1808
1.12.1808
The organizational meeting that led to the creation of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh.
3.2.1808
The inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh.
1858
4.16.1858
The Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is wound up.