2 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.
In 1869 the explorer Sir Samuel Baker FRGS was commissioned by the Khedive of Egypt, “To supress the slave trade”. He and Lady Baker faced immense difficulties. They faced opposition from local officials, hostile terrain and difficulties navigating Indigenous differences before finally the slavers were beaten.
A story of courage, compassion and endurance.
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
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.
23 March 2020
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