Featured image: The Epic of Everest poster heading, 1924.

Catch up with our Everest events

Watch recordings of our events related to Everest.

Other Everests

Read about the AHRC funded project, Other Everests, which brings together international scholars, archivists, curators, learned and professional societies and the UK mountaineering community to critically assess the legacy of the Everest expeditions and to re-evaluate the symbolic, political and cultural status of Everest in the contemporary world.

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