Keynote Lecture 2002: Karl von den Steinen and Kurt Nimuendajú
SALSA I Sesquiannual Conference, Annapolis
John Hemming, Chairman, Amazon Charitable Trust, and former Director, Royal Geographic Society
The Keynote Lecture 2002 was delivered by John Hemming with the title “Karl von den Steinen and Kurt Nimuendajú.”
John Henry Hemming CMG (born 5 January 1935) is a historian and explorer, expert on Incas and indigenous peoples of the Amazon basin. John Hemming was or is trustee of many charities, including being one of the founders of Survival International, ten years on the board of The British Council, twelve years at the John Ellerman Foundation, Lepra (leprosy), Earthwatch, The Rainforest Foundation, Gilchrist Educational Trust, Global Diversity Foundation, The Hakluyt Society, the Amazon Charitable Trust, Anglo-Peruvian Society and the Anglo-Brazilian Society. See more in John Hemming’s Wikipedia page.