From city to sea: microplastics in UK rivers - Professor Jamie Woodward

Research on microplastics has largely focused on the oceans, but what is the contribution from our rivers? 

Monday night supper - 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.

The Crossing: a photographic meditation on the Atlantic Ocean - Marissa Roth

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. 

Monday night supper - 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.

Digital geographies - Professor Mark Graham

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. 

The discovery of Antarctica and Antarctica today - Dame Jane Francis, Jane Rumble and Camilla Nichol

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.

Monday night supper - 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.

Portraits of No Man’s Land - Dr Alasdair Pinkerton, Dr Noam Lesham and Elliot Graves

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.

African realities - Zeinab Badawi and Dr Nick Wescott

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.

Digital geographies - Professor Mark Graham

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.

First Descent - Dr Lucy Woodall, Sheena Talma and Oliver Steeds

The Nekton team reveal the discoveries from ‘First Descent: Seychelles’ in their bid to help conserve 30% of the Seychelles' vast ocean territory.

Monday night supper - 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.

Our world from above: the story of aerial photography - Eamonn McCabe and Gemma Padley

Photographer Eamonn McCabe and writer Gemma Padley discuss how aerial photography has been used as a tool to record and study our changing world.

Kings of the Yukon - Adam Weymouth

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.

Ascending Afghanistan - Hanifa Yousoufi, Marina LeGree, and Sandro Gromen-Hayes

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. 

Monday night supper - 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.