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Upcoming Collections event...

Be Inspired: Arabian Sands - Alexander Maitland

[Cancelled] Alexander Maitland will tell the story of Wilfred Thesiger's first crossing of the Empty Quarter.

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Be Inspired: Genealogy, geography and archives - Chandan Mahal

This talk recounts how people of Punjabi descent worked with the Society's archive to explore the places associated with their ancestral heritage.

Be Inspired: Travellers in the Great Steppe: uncovering a hidden history - Nick Fielding

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