Paul Cobb, a professor of Islamic history at Penn, discusses “Traveler’s Tips from the 14th Century: The Detours of Ibn Battuta” for the “Great Voyages: Travels, Triumphs, and Tragedies” Lecture Series. Penn Museum. Info: 215-898-2680 or www.penn.museum. To register, visit www.penn.museum/greatvoyages. Admission with advance registration: $5 general public; $2 Museum members; $10 at the door based on availability.