From expeditions in Africa, through 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.
[Online] George’s talk will explore the fascinating collection of relief models held at the Society which represent a significant component of Stamp’s life work.
22 November 2021
An introduction to the vibrant and energetic city that remains an enigma to many outsiders.
21 June 2021
Using the historical drama of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance voyage and subsequent publications, Art Gertel will juxtapose authorship criteria between popular and scientific/medical literature.
19 April 2021
This talk recounts how people of Punjabi descent worked with the Society's archive to explore the places associated with their ancestral heritage.
1 March 2021
The iconic architecture and culture that defines New York as we know it today, from the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Centre. It was Gotham's defining decade.
19 October 2020
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