Other Microlectures

Be inspired: Man of action and man of books: Shackleton as reader and writer - Dr Jan Piggott

Famous explorers were often inspired by literature; none read more widely than Shackleton.

Communicating and understanding risk in dynamic situations

The first in a new series of fireside chats led by the Disaster Risk Management Professional Practice Group, bringing together industry experts from a range of sectors and backgrounds to explore issues facing disaster risk management.

Do you know where your clothes have come from? The conditions under which they have been made? And who made them?

Charlie talks about efforts to save Timbuktu's precious manuscripts from al-Qaeda in 2012-13, and examines the powerful myths that drew early European explorers there.