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, and that Western travellers and adventurers have been visiting this area since the days of the Mongols.
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[In-person] Emily will explore the connections between the Society and the Société de Géographie de Paris over the later 19th century.
15 November 2021
An introduction to the vibrant and energetic city that remains an enigma to many outsiders.
21 June 2021
In this talk, Isobel Williams will discuss the life and career of Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Society.
10 May 2021
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.
19 April 2021
In 1874, John Forrest led an expedition on a 2,700 mile crossing of Australia’s Western Desert.
30 November 2020
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