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

27 SEP

UPCOMING EVENT

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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