Many of us have read and enjoyed popular literature, without giving a second thought to issues of authorship. 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.
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[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.
30 May 2022
Explore historical accounts of Venezuela and its people, and uncover what role might these they still play.
16 May 2022
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
Kate explores the RGS-IBG’s digital library to identify the African women in the expeditions of David Livingstone.
14 December 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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