Research on microplastics has largely focused on the oceans, but what is the contribution from our rivers?
9 December 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Professor Jamie Woodward's lecture, 'From city to sea: microplastics in UK rivers', and meet other members and their guests.
Between 2015 - 2019, award winning photographer Marissa Roth made seven transatlantic crossings on the Queen Mary II, resulting in a poetic photographic study of what it means to cross an ocean.
2 December 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Marissa Roth's lecture, 'The Crossing: a photographic meditation on the Atlantic Ocean', and meet other members and their guests.
Far from being a space de-tethered from the material world, the internet has a very real geography. Mark explores why digital geographies matter, and how we can build more equitable digital futures.
25 November 2019
Marking 200 years since the discovery of land in Antarctica three speakers will consider Antarctica’s history and its unique status as a continent reserved for peace and science.
18 November 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Dame Jane Francis', Jane Rumble's and Camilla Nichol's lecture, 'The discovery of Antarctica and Antarctica today', and meet other members and their guests.
No man’s lands are proliferating in today's turbulent world. Using digital archives and immersive technology, Alasdair, Noam and Elliot explore the stories of places that remain locked behind barbed wire and minefields.
11 November 2019
International broadcaster Zeinab Badawi and Nick Westcott of the Royal African Society explore how we need to look in unexpected places to discover Africa's contemporary reality.
28 October 2019
Far from being a space de-tethered from the material world, the Internet has a real-world geography. Mark explores why digital geographies matter, and how we can build more equitable digital futures.
23 October 2019
The Nekton team reveal the discoveries from ‘First Descent: Seychelles’ in their bid to help conserve 30% of the Seychelles' vast ocean territory.
21 October 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Dr. Lucy Woodall's, Sheena Talma's and Oliver Steeds' lecture, 'First Descent: Exploring and conserving Seychelles’ ocean', and meet other members and their guests.
Photographer Eamonn McCabe and writer Gemma Padley discuss how aerial photography has been used as a tool to record and study our changing world.
14 October 2019
Adam Weymouth tells the story of canoeing 2,000 miles down the Yukon River, investigating how the king salmon's decline is impacting on the many communities and ecosystems that depend on it for survival.
7 October 2019
Hanifa and Marina share Hanifa's journey to become the first Afghan woman to summit Mt Noshaq (24,580'), and explore what it takes to be a female mountaineer in Afghanistan.
30 September 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Hanifa Yousoufi's, Marina LeGree's and Sandro Gromen-Hayes' lecture, 'Ascending Afghanistan', and meet other members and their guests.
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