28 October 2019
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Spaces are limited, book in advance.
Join photographer-filmmaker Guillaume Bonn and curator Rozemin Keshvani to consider how reframing and re-contextualising post-colonial histories through photography and archival activation may promote remembering, dialogue and reconciliation in East Africa.
This event is organised in cooperation with Zamana Space, Ismaili Centre London and is part of the exhibition Hope Amid The Ruins - East Africa At The Crossroads.
David Hogg 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.
7 October 2019
Our speakers consider how reframing and re-contextualising post-colonial histories through photography and archival activation may promote remembering, dialogue and reconciliation in East Africa.
28 October 2019
From the Arctic to the Antarctic via the Sahara and the Central Lakes of Africa, these watches were used by almost all the well-known explorers of the period including Joseph Thomson, Ernest Shackleton and Col. P Fawcett.
4 November 2019
A first opportunity to see original archive material, photographs and artefacts from the Society’s newly accessioned Eric Newby Collection.
21 November 2019
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