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Geographical journeys: microlectures

The microlectures, as it is known, is an inspiring evening of short talks, which brings together a selection of less experienced speakers chosen via an application process that is open to all, including non-members of the Society.

If you have a story to share of a recent personal experience that fits the theme of geographical journeys in the broadest sense, we would like to hear from you for our next microlectures event. The Society seeks to include a wide diversity of participants and subjects.

Applications to speak at our 2025 events are open until 5.00pm on Friday 8 November 2024. Further information about the application process and guidelines can be found here. If you have any questions please contact london@rgs.org

The event

The evening takes place in the Ondaatje Theatre at the Society’s building in London and is also streamed live to an online audience.

The evening has a strong social aspect and an exciting vibe. Attendees are a mixture of Society members and the interested public who are encouraged to participate by asking questions following each talk. The Map Room bar is open for drinks providing an opportunity for the audience to stay on afterwards for further discussion and meet the speakers.

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Upcoming Microlectures

The next evening of microlectures will take place on Friday 18 October, 7.00pm-9.30pm.

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The London regional committee

The microlectures are organised by the London regional committee.

Find out more about our regional committees