23 March 2020
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Free for members and students, tickets £5. Spaces are limited, book in advance.
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.
Key campaigners to save the African elephants including Romain Gary, Daphne Sheldrick and Ian and Oria Douglas Hamilton will be highlighted.
This talk will introduce different examples of Indigenous maps in the Society’s collection and discuss the role these maps played in the production of geographical knowledge during the time of the British Empire.
20 January 2020
Join Alasdair MacLeod for an introduction to the Society’s photographic collection.
17 February 2020
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
23 March 2020
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