In the Library Talk: IRAN

Iranian born Shirin Shabestari will describe how climbing changed her life as a girl growing up in Iran and where, in a country where ‘freedom’ can be an unattainable dream for many girls, how climbing and exposure to the mountains made her feel free, shaped her future, her dreams and made her want to explore. Her talk will include a short 15 minute film detailing her climbing exploits as part of her life as it is now.


17 February 2016

Where: Royal Society for Asian Affairs
25 Eccleston Place
London SW1W 9NF

Tel: 020 7235 5122

Cash bar available from 6.00pm
Talk starts at 6.30pm

Places MUST be booked in advance by telephone. List is currently full with a waitlist

Tickets: Free. Attendees Members and their guests only

27 SEP


Under the Same Shade: Three Years of Working on the Roof of the World

Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 (Nearest tube stations Euston Square and Euston mainline).

Lecture starts at 1.15pm and finishes by 2.30pm. The sandwich lunch, from 12.30pm, must be booked by 2.30pm the day before.

Tickets: Free

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