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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[In-person] Discover how Watkin’s aesthetic and innovations changed the course of photographic history.
11 October 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
This lecture introduces the life of travel writer and photographer Eric Newby and the times in which he lived, following the recent donation of his archives to the Society.
18 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
From Phipps to Fiennes: a look at some of the explorers who tried to reach the North or South Poles and some who tried to do both.
19 August 2020
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