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A story of courage, compassion and endurance. In 1869 the explorer Sir Samuel Baker FRGS was commissioned by the Khedive of Egypt, “To supress the slave trade”.
2 March 2020
David demonstrates how the investigation of an ivory casket held at the V&A leads to fundamental questions
on the ivory trade and the future of African and Asian elephants.
23 March 2020
Historical records provide valuable information detailing how past communities have responded and adapted to extreme weather events, which can inform future responses.
20 April 2020
Woman with the iceberg eyes traces the fascinating story of an Edwardian lady for whom Oriana Ridge, Antarctica, is named.
4 May 2020
A lavish display of material from the RGS-IBG library depicting Australia and New Zealand supported by maps, photographs, archives and artefacts.
18 May 2020
This talk recounts the extraordinary life of explorer Richard Burton, 1821-1890, as we celebrate his bicentenary.
8 June 2020
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