Talk by RGS member Alex Haslam and UK photographer Ben Robinson: Travelling around Ukraine

      WHEN: Thursday, 16 July 2015, 19.00 WHERE: Ukrainian Institute, 79 Holland Park, London Admission: Free, but registration is required. Please fill in this ONLINE FORM – http://goo.gl/forms/lNWKfbcS4i The talk will be in English, accompanied by photo slides.   Programme: 18.30 – doors open 19.00 – Introduction remarks (very short, 5 mins max) 19.05 – Presentation by Alex Haslam ‘Travelling around Ukraine on the way from Hong Kong to London’ 19.35 – Presentation by Ben Robinson ‘Still Displaced: Images and conversations from Eastern Ukraine’ 20.00 >>>

Talk by the Royal Geographic Society member Alex Haslam: Travelling around Ukraine on the way from Hong Kong to London

  WHEN: Thursday, 16 July 2015, 19.00 WHERE: Ukrainian Institute, 79 Holland Park, London Admission: Free, but registration is required. Please fill in this ONLINE FORM – http://goo.gl/forms/lNWKfbcS4i         In March 2014, Alexander set off from Hong Kong’s Hung Hom train station bound for Beijing and beyond, ultimately, to London.  Traveling by train across the heart of continental Asia, Alexander traveled on the Trans-Mongolian Express from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar and on to Irkutsk, spending time in Siberia around Lake Baikal before picking up the Trans-Siberian >>>