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



Sikunder Burnes: Master of the ‘Great Game’

Where: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD [Nearest Underground Stations Euston Square or Warren Street]

Lecture starts at 1.15pm and ends around 2.30pm. A sandwich lunch is available from 12.30pm and must be booked via the office by 2.30pm the day before.

Tickets: Free: Members and their guests only.

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