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STIS colleague on BBC 2 Scotland

Lawrence Dritsas comments on the history of exploration in Africa on BBC 2 Scotland.

Science, Technology and Innovation Studies colleague Lawrence Dritsas will appear on BBC 2 Scotland’s series, Scots Who Found the Modern World on Tuesday 25 October at 21:00.

"For over one hundred years, Scottish explorers were instrumental in opening up Africa to western eyes. This film profiles some of the most remarkable of these explorers, including Mungo Park, Alexander Gordon Laing, Hugh Clapperton, and John Kirk. From Timbuktu to Zanzibar, the Scottish influence on African history is profound and enduring."

More details at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b016n5td

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