Browse our events and latest news articles dedicated to research on our Collections.
[In-person] Discover how Watkin’s aesthetic and innovations changed the course of photographic history.
11 October 2021
[Cancelled] Alexander Maitland will tell the story of Wilfred Thesiger's first crossing of the Empty Quarter.
25 October 2021
[In-person] Emily will explore the connections between the Society and the Société de Géographie de Paris over the later 19th century.
15 November 2021
[In-person] George’s talk will explore the fascinating collection of relief models held at the Society which represent a significant component of Stamp’s life work.
22 November 2021
Over the past few months, the Society’s five current PhD students have continued to carry out their research on the Collections, as well as a number of associated activities related to their projects.
12 July 2021
This month we caught up with Catherine Oliver and Karen Rann to discuss their research, why they applied for the Fellowship and what they’re hoping to find in the digital archives.
29 June 2021
This week has marked International Archives Week, an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of the world's archival heritage.
11 June 2021
As part of the CARICUK research project, an event discussing the original artwork Dreading the Map, which is currently installed in the Society’s Map Room, is taking place on Monday 24 May.
28 April 2021
The Society is delighted to be a partner of the Creative approaches to race and (in)security in the Caribbean and the UK (CARICUK) research project, which aims to transform discussions about race and anti-racism in UK higher education institutions.
26 March 2021
Applications are now open for a PhD studentship on the Society’s Collections, as part of our Collaborative Doctoral Awards programme.
5 February 2021
We are delighted to announce applications for our Wiley Digital Archive Research Fellowships are open.
19 August 2020
We are delighted to announce our latest online exhibition: Hidden Histories of Exploration.
13 July 2020
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