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Lecture, “Traveling the World with Alexander Von Humboldt” with Rick Rottman

Author: Muckway, Ashley/Wednesday, February 07, 2018/Categories: Home Page Events, Student Events

Event date: 3/8/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Export event

Location: Room 130, Noble Hall
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Life-Long Learning Series
Contact: Mitch Davis, davis_m@fortlewis.edu

Rick Rottman has had a complex career ranging from work in the aerospace industry to gold exploration in Russia. Speaking Russian, German, and Spanish, he has long been interested in world history and travel. It’s no surprise he’s fascinated by Humboldt’s extraordinary life (1769-1859). In the 19th century, Humboldt used his personal fortune to travel the world on scientific expeditions. He helped establish what we think of today as the “New Geography.”
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