Upcoming Collections events

Be Inspired: Kalli on the ship - Peter Martin

[Online] This lecture will examine the circumstances surrounding the abduction of Kallihirua, a member of the Inughuit community of Northern Greenland who was visited by the crew of the Assistance during the 1850–51 Franklin Search Expedition. 

Be Inspired: Gotham rising - Jules Stewart

[Online] The iconic architecture and culture that defines New York as we know it today, from the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Centre to the pastrami sandwich, when the jazz age gave way to the age of swing and the city opened its great museums, came into being in the 1930s. It was Gotham's defining decade.

Be Inspired: Unarticulated narratives of women on David Livingstone’s Expeditions - Kate Simpson

[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.

Latest news

Apply for our Wiley Digital Archive Research Fellowships

We are delighted to announce applications for our Wiley Digital Archive Research Fellowships are open.

Hidden Histories of Exploration

We are delighted to announce our latest online exhibition: Hidden Histories of Exploration.

Society statement on the global Black Lives Matter protests

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.