Shackleton Lectures

The Shackleton Lectures commemorate the pioneering spirit of Dulwich College Alumnus Sir Ernest Shackleton, a world-renowned Antarctic explorer. The Shackleton Lectures are one of the highest profile events in the schools’ calendars, bringing fascinating people to share their stories with students, teachers and the wider community. The Lectures reinforce the values of leadership, determination and courage and put a great emphasis on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Global Citizenship.
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Tracey Curtis-Taylor
Tracey Curtis-Taylor image
Tracey Curtis-Taylor

Tracey Curtis-Taylor is a British aviator renowned for her long distance flights in vintage open cockpit aircraft.

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Erden Eruc
Erden Eruc image
Erden Eruc

Mr Eruc is the first person in history to complete a solo human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth, a total of 66,299 kilometres. He holds 14 Guinness World Records.

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Hon. Alexandra Shackleton
Hon. Alexandra Shackleton image
Hon. Alexandra Shackleton

In September 2018, Dulwich College International welcomed the Honorable Alexandra Shackleton, the granddaughter of Sir Ernest Shackleton, to deliver its third annual Shackleton Lectures.

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Ash Dykes
Ash Dykes image
Ash Dykes

A thrice World First Expedition holder, Ash Dykes’ adventures are not only extraordinary but also put a strong focus on protecting local cultures and environments.

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Dr. Kate Leeming
Dr. Kate Leeming image
Dr. Kate Leeming

As an explorer, adventurer and educator Kate has cycled more than twice the Earth’s circumference on her major journeys.

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