Shipton & Tillman: The Great Decade of Himalayan Exploration

Mr. Jim Perrin will talk from the third part of his mountaineering trilogy, a biography of Shipton and Tillman, who spent a large part of their careers exploring the Himalayas.  The Himalayan expedition was set against the backdrop of our imperial history , with the changing nature of our politics exemplified in the way they undertook the it exploration.

The lecture will begin at 1.15pm. If you would like lunch beforehand, please inform the RSAA office in advance.

16 April 2014

Where: The Royal Astronomical Society
Burlington House
Piccadilly
London
W1J 0BQ

25 OCT

UPCOMING EVENT

Report back on the Society Tour to Jordan

Where: 7.00 pm start at Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 - between Euston Station and Euston Square tube.

Tickets: Members and their guests only

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