Lecture Details

Lectures are open to Members only, who may however normally bring one guest.
Title An Inordinate Fondness of Beetles:
The Hero's Journey of Alfred Russel Wallace in SE Asia
Speakers Mr Paul Sochaczewski

Author of several books including his latest An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles, which records a personal… more Mr David Hallmark

Date Wed 25 September 2013
  Members Only
Description NB: This is a joint lecture with the British Malaysian Society and the Sarawak Association. Members must book their places due to limited space in the auditorium.
Venue The Society of Antiquaries
Burlington House
(Open map)
Recording: Video An Inordinate Fondness of Beetles:

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