in the shadow of man - thursday 1st december 2011
Abercrombie & Kent and Duncan Lawrie are delighted to host a talk by Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder - The Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, to celebrate 50 years of Jane Goodall's pioneering chimpanzee research and inspiring vision for our future.
Thursday 1st December 2011
The Royal Institution of Great Britain
21 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BS
Reception for Premium ticket holders at 6.30pm
Presentation for all ticket holders, followed by Q&A,
in the Faraday Theatre at 7.30pm
Book Signing from 8.30 to 9pm
Please note that there are only 150 Premium tickets and
260 Standard tickets available.
These will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis.
Entry will only be given to ticket holders.
All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to
The Jane Goodall Institute and The Haven.
For further information, contact:
Telephone: 01242 547864
DR JANE GOODALL, DBE, FOUNDER - THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE AND UN MESSENGER OF PEACE
Dr Goodall greets just about every audience in "chimpanzee" for a reason.
She perhaps more than anyone on Earth is in a position to act as ambassador from one species to another.
As a 26-year-old in 1960, she had travelled from England to Tanzania and bravely entered the little-known world of wild chimpanzees. She was equipped with nothing more than a notebook and a pair of binoculars. But with her rare degree of patience, and fortified by characteristic optimism, she won the trust of these initially shy creatures. She managed to open a window onto their sometimes strange and often familiar-seeming lives. The public was fascinated and remains so to this day.
Today Dr Goodall's work revolves around mobilsing action on behalf of chimpanzees, who are endangered, and all wildlife species.
I tracked the Susa group which is the one I really wanted to see - it was almost as if gorillas were tumbling out of every bush, shrub and even at times they seemed to fall from the sky.
- MM, Edinburgh
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