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Be inspired: Dr Edward Wilson: Antarctic explorer and Scott’s confidant and friend - Isobel Williams

[In-person] A look at the life of ornithologist, natural historian, physician and artist Edward Wilson, who ultimately perished with Scott after reaching the South Pole in 1912.

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Warrior with a camera: Frank Hurley’s Endurance photography - Alasdair MacLeod

This National Lottery Open Week we’re saying #Thankstoyou and unlocking our archives with a free digital talk exploring the career of Antarctic photographer Frank Hurley.

Be Inspired: The relief models of Sir L. Dudley Stamp - George Tobin

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.

Be Inspired: Shackleton’s ghost writer: are authorship standards always important? - Art Gertel

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.

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.