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Unless stated otherwise, events in this region are organised by the Society’s South Regional Committee.



General enquiries: email south@rgs.org

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Adventures in paradise - Benedict Allen

 Thursday 30 November at 8.00pm
 Regional Theatres Programme (Southampton)

With his usual good humour and enthusiasm, Benedict Allen reveals the full story of his dramatic return to Papua New Guinea, as featured in an inspiring BBC Two series; Birds of paradise: the ultimate quest. Benedict travelled through the swamps and some of the most inhospitable terrain on the planet, with the distinguished BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner, in search of the island’s elusive birds of paradise.

Venue: Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Highfield Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ.

Places: Prices vary, RGS-IBG members (and one guest) £13 each (quote membership number). telephone 023 8059 5151 www.turnersims.co.uk


The Big Thaw: a warming, changing Arctic - Professor Mary Edwards

 Tuesday 16 January 7.00pm-8.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
 Lecture (Southampton)

Mary Edwards considers the fragility of Arctic systems, drawing upon examples from Alaska, where she lived for several years, and Siberia, the largest northern land area affected by warming.

Venue: Lecture Theatre A, Shackleton Building, Department of Geography, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO171BJ.
Places: £5 on entry, plus RGS-IBG members (one guest) and students free. email a.s.phillips@soton.ac.uk


An evening on natural hazards and disaster management - Dr Martin Degg and Mr Richard Gordon MBE

 Tuesday 6 March 6.00pm-8.00pm
 Lecture with reception (Bournemouth)

Two fascinating talks will cover the impacts of natural hazards on ancient and modern built environments (by Martin Degg) and key issues and advances on disaster management (by Richard Gordon). Joint event with Dorset GA.

Venue: Talbot Heath School, Rothesay Rd, TalbotWoods, Bournemouth BH4 9NJ.
Places: £7.50 including wine and nibbles, students free. Contact Liz Atkins telephone 01202 761881 email eatkins@talbotheath.org


The land beyond: a thousand miles on foot through the heart of the middle East - Leon McCarron

 Tuesday 13 March at 8.00pm
 Regional Theatres Programme (Southampton)

In 2015 and 2016, Leon McCarron travelled on foot from Jerusalem to Mount Sinai. This lecture will explore the thoughts and stories of the people he met, which tell of the rich past, tense present and uncertain future of the region.

Venue: Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ.
Places: Prices vary, RGS-IBG members £13

 

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