Museum director Paddy Rodgers speaks with Professor David Abulafia about his new award-winning book The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans.
On this page you’ll find our members exclusive digital lecture, recorded live on 5 August, plus additional resources on themes explored in The Boundless Sea.
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The Boundless Sea
The Boundless Sea: A Human History of Oceans, by Professor David Abulafia, won the Wolfson History Prize 2020 – the UK’s most prestigious award in history literature. On 5 August 2020, Professor Abulafia discussed his latest book with Director Paddy Rodgers and took questions from members.
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Sir David Attenborough’s Favourite Objects
The Pacific Encounters gallery at the National Maritime Museum reflects on the complex legacy of European exploration and how this has shaped the Pacific as we know it today. Listen to Sir David Attenborough as he discusses some of his favourite objects from the gallery.
What else is happening at Royal Museums Greenwich
Watch an episode of the Caretakers project created by Eloise Moody supported by Metal Arts, Southend, where Cutty Sark Alex describes the experience of guarding the historic tea clipper. The video was added by BBC London News for a Cutty Sark special on 20 July. Listen to the rest of the Caretaker series.