Tuesday, 23rd September 2014

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Move Over Scotland: China Invented Golf


And it’s coming home to the Middle Kingdom HONG KONG, On the outskirts of the Middle Kingdom The Scots never knew what hit them. Everyone knows that these sturdy northerners invented golf. After all, the first written record about golf comes from 1457, when King James II banned the game because his subjects preferred it to archery practice, which made golf a threat to national security. But now the Middle Kingdom has staked a claim. ...

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Alfred Russel Wallace – The Hero’s Journey – An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles – March 10, 2015


Royal Geographical Society - South - Bournemouth Tuesday March 10, 2015 In Bournemouth, in cooperation with University of Bournemouth. Presentation on Alfred Russel...

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Alfred Russel Wallace – The Hero’s Journey – An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles – October 15, 2014


London School of Economics, London This presentation will be made with David J.S. Hallmark, the only person who considers the Wallace-Darwin...

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Alfred Russel Wallace – The Hero’s Journey – An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles – September 29, 2014


Royal Geographical Society, London Monday September 29, 2014   14.30-16.00 Presentation on Alfred Russel Wallace's travels, discoveries, challenges in Southeast Asia, based on...

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