7 November 2019
Kensginton Gore doors open at 6.30pm.
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
From £18.00 per person Includes wine and food.
This event is now sold out.
From the Simien and Bale mountains to the Danakil Depression, Ethiopia has a varied geography. Hear our experts discuss the country’s history, culture and landscapes.
Join us if you are planning a trip or simply want to learn more about the country.
Professor Christopher Clapham from the Centre of African Studies at the University of Cambridge.
Dr. Tania Tribe Senior Lecturer in Art History at the Department of History of Art and Archaeology at SOAS University of London.
Marc Leaderman Product and Operations Director at Wild Frontiers Adventure Travel.
Redzi Bernard retraced her mother’s footsteps of five decades earlier through our Journey of a Lifetime award.
Beg Wot – lamb cooked in a rich spicy tomato and berbere (spiced chilli powder) based stew
Shiro Wot – chickpeas, shallots and hot spiced cooked in a rich tomato based sauce
Served with rice and wine.
6.30pm - Drinks reception
7.00pm - Talks and discussion
8.30pm - Buffet served
9.00pm - Event ends
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Research on microplastics has largely focused on the oceans, but what is the contribution from our rivers?
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