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21st Century Challenges

21st Century ChallengesThought-provoking talks on geographical issues.

21st Century Challenges is the Society's discussion series that aims to improve public understanding of, and engagement with, some of the big issues likely to affect our lives and society in the coming years.

The series helps people make their own informed decisions and judgements on the most important challenges of the 21st century.

The talks are held at the Society's headquarters in South Kensington, London, with all talks available to watch online along with additional information.

Coming up:

Escape to the city

Escape to the city

  • Thursday 26 June 2014 6.30pm - 8.00pm

By 2050 70% of the world’s population will live in cities. How can cities respond to this demand without compromising on wellbeing? Can the benefits of urban life outweigh the negatives?

Would you escape to the city?

Further details to follow.

Tickets: RGS-IBG members £7, non-members £10. Book online (you will be taken to the sign in/registration page of the website)

telephone +44 (0)20 7591 3100

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