The Art of Discovery: How Explorers’ Sketchbooks Transformed Our View of the World

  • CECIL H. AND IDA GREEN VISITING PROFESSOR’S LECTURE
    Huw Lewis-Jones, historian; Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor
    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC

    Saturday, October 28, 8:15-9:30 pm
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    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
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  • Huw Lewis-Jones

    Hugh Lewis-Jones is an award-winning author who writes and lectures widely about maritime history, exploration and the visual arts. He travels across the Arctic and Antarctica each year working as a polar guide and naturalist. His work has been published in more than a dozen languages and includes books such as Mountain Heroes (2011), The Crossing of Antarctica (2014), Across the Arctic Ocean (2015), and Explorers’ Sketchbooks (2016). His latest book is Imagining the Arctic (2017). In 2015 he was awarded the Inaugural Leif Erikson Exploration History Award by The Exploration Museum in Iceland. Dr. Lewis-Jones was formerly Curator at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge and the National Maritime Museum in London.

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When
October 28th, 2017 8:15 PM   through   9:30 PM
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Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Canada
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