Monday night lectures
The Society's popular Monday night lecture series features renowned speakers discussing informative, educational and enlightening subjects.
The lectures are open to Fellows and members. On some occasions, Fellows and members are invited to bring one guest - please check the listings below or your Bulletin in advance.
- Booking is not required to attend Monday night lectures
- Seats are not reserved and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis
- Please show your Society membership card on arrival
- For lectures open to members plus one guest, guests arriving separately should be met at the Exhibition Road entrance
- Doors open at 5.30pm
- Attendees are requested to take their seats in the Ondaatje Theatre by 6.20pm
- Lectures begin at 6.30pm, and end by 7.45pm
- The programme runs between late September and late May
RGS-IBG members can watch a selection of Monday night lectures online, by signing in to the members' area.
This lecture will reveal how recent discoveries made within cave systems in the Caribbean provide interesting new insights into the origins of cultural identity in the Americas.
Opportunity to meet other members
Join the Younger Members' Committee for an informal get-together in the bar following this lecture.
Many species trick and manipulate others for food, survival, and reproduction. This talk discusses how our understanding of deception has been shaped by pioneering explorers and modern science.
Tim and Virginia’s talk offers intimate views of life in the cosmopolitan city formerly known as Rangoon, Burma, drawing on a rich collection of oral histories and ideas of heritage and home.
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