4 May 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.
Oriana F Wilson CBE was married to Dr Edward Wilson, Captain Scott's best friend.
From housewife to CBE and Natural History Museum collector, Woman with the iceberg eyes traces the fascinating story of an Edwardian lady for whom Oriana Ridge, Antarctica, is named.
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
Woman with the iceberg eyes traces the fascinating story of an Edwardian lady for whom Oriana Ridge, Antarctica, is named.
4 May 2020
This talk recounts the extraordinary life of explorer Richard Burton, 1821-1890, as we celebrate his bicentenary.
8 June 2020
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