Annual General Meeting

[Online] Our AGM is an opportunity to learn about the Society’s achievements over the past year and goals for the future, as well as to elect new Council members.

Around the world in 80 plants - Professor Jonathan Drori

[Online] Jonathan takes us on a botanical adventure, in which science, geography, history and folklore are intertwined and brought to life through surprising stories of plants and their curious relationships with humans.

Beyond the narco frontier: rethinking an imaginary of the margins - Professor Jonathan Goodhand

[Online] Join Jonathan as he discusses 'the narco frontier' frequently invoked in popular narratives about the drugs-intensified borderlands of Afghanistan, Myanmar and Colombia.

Uncharted: A Black woman’s journey through the discipline of geography - Professor Patricia Daley

[Online] Patricia will discuss navigating a career in geography as a Black British woman, researching refugee migration in Africa.

Magdalena: river of dreams - Professor Wade Davis

[Online] Wade Davis tells the story of Colombia, a nation that has not deserved its agonies, a land with the greatest cultural, ecological and biological diversity on the planet. 

Respatialising finance: offshore renminbi market making in London - Professor Sarah Hall

[Online] Sarah examines power, politics and offshore renminbi market making in London.

Where the world is heading and how we can stop making things worse - Professor Joanna Haigh

[Online] Joanna will outline the scientific evidence for a human influence on climate and discuss pathways to limit the rate of global warming and its disastrous impacts.

Colonial collections in decolonial times - Paul Basu

[Online] Archives and collections assembled as part of colonial projects are troubling presences in our cultural and scientific institutions. Can they also play a role in repairing past injustices and building more positive relationships in the present?

Deep water: the story of a flood - Professor Hannah Cloke

[Online] Explore beneath the muddy waters of Mozambique to discover the forces that cause floods, and see how global flood forecasting is helping people cheat fate and choose their own destiny.

How the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory is slaying the misinformation dragon - Michael Poland

[Online] Michael Poland, a research geophysicist with the Cascades Volcano Observatory and the current Scientist-in-Charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory will discuss cutting-edge research surrounding Yellowstone's volcanic character.

Living with wildlife - Dr Krithi Karanth

[Postponed] 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.

Communities, conservation and sustainable travel in Africa - Sue Watt

[Online] Sue, an award winning travel writer specialising in Africa, takes us on a journey across the continent’s sub-Saharan regions to show how vital sustainable tourism can be for the people and wildlife of these countries.