The Shackleton School is pleased to announce that the following lectures have been confirmed for the 2012 school

Michael Smith - Scott's Irishmen - The exploits of Crean, Forde, Keohane and McCarthy on Terra Nova and after

Kari Herbert - 'Mrs Shackleton and other polar wives'

Dr William Barr - "Antarctic débâcle: Oberleutnant Wilhelm Filchner's expedition to the Weddell Sea, 1911-1912 -- ; differing versions of the allocation of blame."

Dr Jan Piggott - 'Scott & Shackleton: Early days, Rivalry, & Leadership's

David Roberts - 'Douglas Mawson & the Greatest Polar Survival Story Ever Told'.

Bob Burton - 'Endurance at South Georgia'

Dr Gabrielle Walker - 'Antarctica Today: the Scientific Legacy of the Heroic Age'

Details of  the full programme will be available soon