18 November 2019
Ondaatje Theatre doors open at 5.30pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Members + one guest
Marking 200 years since the discovery of land in Antarctica Dame Jane Francis, Jane Rumble and Camilla Nichol will consider Antarctica’s history and its unique status as a continent reserved for peace and science.
A bookable supper is available after this lecture. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other members and their guests.
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Stay for supper at the Society after Dame Jane Francis', Jane Rumble's and Camilla Nichol's lecture, 'The discovery of Antarctica and Antarctica today', and meet other members and their guests.
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