7 October 2019
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
From £5.00 per person Spaces are limited, book in advance.
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. Key campaigners to save the African elephants including Romain Gary, Daphne Sheldrick and Ian and Oria Douglas Hamilton will be highlighted.
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
Watch Ralph Bagnold, pioneer of desert exploration, pushing the limits of automotive technology on his 1932 expedition – the first east-west crossing of the Libyan Desert.
18 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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