Event date: Wednesday 16 November, 6 pm
Jenny Balfour Paul (of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Exeter University) will give an illustrated account of her adventures in the heartlands of India’s Raj, Polynesia, the South China Seas and Arabia, in search of Thomas Machell, indigo planter and explorer, whose remarkable journals she found in the British Library.
This event promises to be quite popular. The maximum capacity of the Pitt Rivers Museum Lecture Room is 70 and, rather than have to turn people away on the evening, the Friends of the Pitt Rivers have decided to set up a booking system. Tickets are free of charge, but you do need to reserve your place.
Location: Pitt Rivers Museum Lecture Room, Oxford
To book your free place at this event, visit the Eventbrite booking page.