This talk recounts how people of Punjabi descent worked with the Society's archive to explore the places associated with their ancestral heritage using maps and photographs alongside their own family archives.
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[Cancelled] Hear from William Facey discussing Geraldine Rendel, the first non-Muslim European woman to travel openly in Saudi Arabia.
7 March 2022
An introduction to the vibrant and energetic city that remains an enigma to many outsiders.
21 June 2021
In his new history of the exploration of the steppes, Nick Fielding shows that there is a hidden and far more diverse history for this vast region that is commonly known in the West.
25 January 2021
This lecture examines the circumstances surrounding the abduction of Kallihirua, a member of the Inughuit community of Northern Greenland who was visited by the crew of the Assistance during the 1850–51 Franklin Search Expedition.
21 September 2020
Antipodes on the page looks at the European encounter with Australia and New Zealand from the early navigators and first colonists through to the period of inland exploration.
17 August 2020
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