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Be Inspired: Crusoe's Island

Marking the 300th anniversary of Defoe's classic, Alexander Maitland sketches the life and adventures of the original Robinson Crusoe.

Be Inspired: The expeditions and legacy of Sir Frederick Lugard

Rory O'Grady tells the extraordinary story of Sir Frederick Lugard, the soldier, anti-slavery activist, adventurer and explorer who became the first Governor-General of Nigeria and a Governor of Hong Kong.

Be Inspired: Geopolitical enclaves of Western Europe and issues of European identity

Vitali Vitaliev takes us on fascinating journey through Europe’s forgotten enclaves. 

Be Inspired: Transcribing the Atkinson diaries - Nick Fielding

Thomas Atkinson’s five volumes of diaries, now held in the RGS Library, offer a tantalizing glimpse into the remarkable travelling arrangements of Thomas and his family.