skip to primary navigation skip to content
 

Public Lectures - Lent term 1996

Public Lectures - Lent term 1996

PLEASE NOTE that whilst lectures 1 and 3 are free, there is an admission charge of £5.00 for events 2 and 4, the proceeds going to the Shackleton Memorial Library Fund. Tickets are available from Pam Davis. Seats will be reserved, on request, for lectures 1 and 3, for Friends of the Institute.


Fast glacier flow: Yukon examples and global implications

Saturday, 27 January

Professor Gary Clarke, University of British Columbia

Venue: Scott Polar Research Institute

Time: 8:30


Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, 1914-17. An illustrated lecture using L.D.A. Hussey's original lantern slides and notes

Saturday, 10 February

Geoffrey Selley

Hussey was Assistant Surgeon and Meteorologist on Shackleton's last two expeditions.

Venue: Chemistry Department, Main Lecture Theatre

Time: 4:45 and 8:30 - please note that there will be two performances of this event which was performed to a sell-out audience at the Royal Geographical Society earlier this year.

Admission fee: £5.00


Planning and carrying out small-scale Arctic expeditions today: an illustrated lecture

Saturday, 24 February

Mike Bartle

De Montfort University

Venue: Scott Polar Research Institute

Time: 8:30


These Rough Notes

Friday, 8 March & Saturday, 9 March

A dramatic reading drawing upon the diaries and other writings of Robert Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Kathleen Scott relating to the last expedition of Captain Scott. The reading is illustrated by the paintings of Edward Wilson and the photographs of Herbert Ponting. The cast is likely to include Sir Vivian Fuchs and David Wilson, great-nephew of Edward Wilson.

Venue: Chemistry Department, Main Lecture Theatre

Time: 8:30

Admission fee: £5.00