For the commemoration of the centenary of the Scott expedition to the South Pole, HSH Prince Albert II will go to the Scott Polar Research Institute on Tuesday 17 January 2012 for a series of lectures delivered by eminent personalities.
The Sovereign will be greeted by the Director, Professor Julian Dowdeswell, before meeting Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Polar explorer and writer, who will talk about the challenges
to the Polar reaches.
The Prince will also attend a presentation by the writer David Crane and Professor Max Jones of the University of Manchester.
HRH the Duke of Edinburgh and the Sovereign will then participate in a gala dinner at Corpus Christi College with descendants of the adventurers Scott, Wilson and Bowers. The Prince will be greeted by the President of the College, Richard McMahon.
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