8 June 2020
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free for members and students, tickets £5. Spaces are limited, book in advance.
Please note this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
From expeditions in Africa, to the debating halls of the Royal Geographical Society, to a study in Trieste, this talk recounts the extraordinary life of explorer Richard Burton whilst embracing the wider history of 19th century science.
Burton wrapped in a blanket
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