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[Online] In assessing and engaging with digitised manuscripts, journals, diaries, letters, and notebooks, Kate looks to uncover the muted narratives of women in the record of exploration.
14 December 2020
[Online] In his new history of the exploration of the steppes, Nick Fielding shows that there is a hidden and far more diverse history for this vast region that is commonly known in the West, and that Western travellers and adventurers have been visiting this area since the days of the Mongols.
25 January 2021
[Online] This talk recounts how people of Punjabi descent worked with the Society's archive to explore the places associated with their ancestral heritage using maps and photographs alongside their own family archives.
1 March 2021
[Online] From expeditions in Africa, through the debating halls of the Royal Geographical Society, to a study in Trieste, this talk recounts the extraordinary life of explorer Richard Burton whilst embracing the wider history of 19th century science.
22 March 2021
We are delighted to announce applications for our Wiley Digital Archive Research Fellowships are open.
19 August 2020
We are delighted to announce our latest online exhibition: Hidden Histories of Exploration.
13 July 2020
The Society stands in solidarity with Black communities globally against racism and inequality, and joins the global calls to reaffirm that Black lives matter following the shocking and tragic death of George Floyd.
11 June 2020
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