The conference will focus on the use of ArcGIS for fieldwork and the A Level Independent Investigation. It is run in partnership with Esri UK and will be led by their education team.
9 June 2020
Now in its fourth year, the Spatial Data Science Conference is the leading event bringing together Data Scientists and Developers who specialize in working with spatial data.
12 May 2020
A must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas, this course looks at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges.
Chris Rainier has spent thirty years exploring masks of the world. Chris will explain the meaning behind mask rituals and why humans have worn masks since the dawn of civilization.
30 March 2020
Stay for supper at the Society after Chris Rainer's lecture, The journey of the mask, and meet other members and their guests.
Krithi will explore the collapse and recovery of wildlife across India over the last two centuries, and share her insights into the development of conservation interventions in addressing human-wildlife conflicts.
23 March 2020
David demonstrates how the investigation of an ivory casket held at the V&A leads to fundamental questions
on the ivory trade and the future of African and Asian elephants.
Every landscape has a story to tell, and Britain has many landscapes.
20 March 2020
An exciting opportunity for pupils who are considering geography as a GCSE option to find out more about the subject and progression. Our Geography Ambassadors will run a day of informative, interactive and fun sessions at the Society in London.
18 March 2020
The UK’s climate change targets commit the country to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Getting there will mean some big changes to agriculture and land-use. DEFRA’s Chief Scientific Adviser explains how this can be done.
16 March 2020
An evening packed with tales of adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire.
12 March 2020
This course gives trained EVC’s at all schools the opportunity to look into current material in more depth and share good practice with EVCs.
11 March 2020
Aimed at both new and established Heads of Geography, this conference provides a range of sessions to support and develop the key skills needed to successfully run a department.
A full day workshop that supports Educational Visits Coordinators (EVCs) in their roles by covering the legal and practical procedures required of their position.
10 March 2020
Greenland and Antarctica are distant, unfamiliar places. We hear of giant icebergs breaking away, glaciers crumbling: but how much we do know about the fate of these great ice sheets?
9 March 2020
4 March 2020
‘The lines, which are so very fine’: John Harrison, William Hogarth and the trouble with drawing a line of Longitude. Katy considers how a clockmaker and an engraver played their parts in how the longitude problem was solved on paper, in London, before it could ever be resolved at sea.
2 March 2020
Stay for supper at the Society after Dr Katy Barrett's lecture, ‘The lines, which are so very fine’, and meet other members and their guests.
A story of courage, compassion and endurance. In 1869 the explorer Sir Samuel Baker FRGS was commissioned by the Khedive of Egypt, “To supress the slave trade”.
Having successfully crewed the first British sailing boat to sail around the North East/North West passages in one season, David gives us his personal account of this exciting journey and the consequences of this venture.
24 February 2020
An opportunity for teachers to explore topics such as climate change and global governance to aid with the teaching of Russia across KS3-5.
Hungry to know how you can eat more sustainably? Curious about the future of the food on our plates?
20 February 2020
19 February 2020
Stay for supper at the Society after A look at Singapore's longer history, a lecture given by Professor Peter Borschberg, and meet other members and their guests.
17 February 2020
Peter explores how the strategic location of Singapore has historically made it a contested space and what role the island and its settlements have played across the centuries.
Join Alasdair MacLeod for an introduction to the Society’s photographic collection.
The Director of the world’s largest migration research project argues that inequality should be central to our thinking about migration and how inequality is an important analytical tool for understanding migration processes and outcomes.
10 February 2020
An opportunity for A Level students to attend one of the Society's prestigious lectures.
5 February 2020
Join photographer Guillaume Bonn and curator Rozemin Keshvani as they discuss Bonn’s photo essay on forgotten colonialism “Mosquito Coast”.
3 February 2020
Join policymakers, researchers and professionals in exploring approaches to calculating journey time, and their implications for policy-making, delivery and evaluation.
28 January 2020
Isabella tells the story of a daring rewilding experiment at Knepp Estate in West Sussex, showing how a wilder countryside can benefit farming, nature and us.
27 January 2020
Stay for supper at the Society after Isabella Tree's lecture Wilding: the return of the British farm, and meet other members and their guests.
Join us at the Society’s inaugural book club.
23 January 2020
Hear our panel share their hints and tips on how to capture and record your journeys in writing, as well as their experiences on assignment.
22 January 2020
How many people can the Earth support? Christopher encourages us to think geographically about the Earth’s carrying capacity whilst considering the perils faced by our planet and our species, and how to survive them.
20 January 2020
This talk will introduce different examples of Indigenous maps in the Society’s collection and discuss the role these maps played in the production of geographical knowledge during the time of the British Empire.
The age of the smart mobile machine is upon us. Paul will explore the intersection between artificial intelligence, robots and their environments, and implications for our country and our planet.
13 January 2020
Stay for supper at the Society after Where physical and digital worlds collide, a lecture given by Paul Clarke CBE, and meet other members and their guests.
Steve recounts astonishing tales from a year of expeditions. From first ascents of Arctic peaks to first descents of Himalayan rivers - he talks of narrow escapes and lessons learned from his extraordinary year.
6 January 2020
From an early daguerreotype of Arctic explorer Joseph René Bellot to a remarkable aerial image of 1960s Abu Dhabi and iconic photographic ‘firsts’ from Antarctica to Zanzibar, this exhibition presents an introduction to the Society’s collection of over 500,000 historic images.
18 November 2019
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