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Upcoming collection's lecture

Be inspired: Animals in the Royal Geographical Society’s archives - Dr Catherine Oliver

[Online] Drawing on research in Wiley Digital Archives, Catherine’s talk explores the contributions of animals to geographical knowledge and the traces they have left in the Society’s Collections.

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Be Inspired: Sir Clements Markham President of the RGS: success or failure? - Isobel Williams

In this talk, Isobel Williams will discuss the life and career of Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Society.

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Antipodes on the page - Eugene Rae

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.