Wounded Tigris: A discussion on Iraq, its legacy and future, and the purpose of exploration in the 21st century

Friday, November 10, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Linsly-Chittenden Hall
63 High Street
New Haven


Join 2023 World Fellow Guy Disney as he leads a book discussion with Leon McCarron, the author of Wounded Tigris: A River Journey Through the Cradle of Civilization.

Leon McCarron is an award-winning writer, broadcaster and explorer from Northern Ireland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the Geographical Society of Philadelphia’s Explorer of the Year, and is known for long-distance expeditions and immersive multimedia storytelling. In the past decade he has travelled over 50,000km by human power, and is currently based in Iraq.

Guy Disney is a military veteran, disability advocate, explorer, and horse jockey. He served two tours in Afghanistan, with his second tour served as an amputee, and has led expeditions to the North and South Poles.

Open To:

alumni, faculty, General Public, Graduate and Professional, Panel Discussions and Roundtables, Spouses and Partners, Staff, Students, Talks and Lectures, undergraduate, Yale Postdoctoral Trainees


World Fellows Program
Phone: 203-432-1910
Email: world.fellows@yale.edu