Join us, support geography and be inspired

Do you have an interest in the world’s people, places and environments? Join the Society to be inspired by geography and be a part of our community of geographers.

Your membership card for 2021

The image on this year’s membership card is taken from the Society’s collection of photographs from the 1921 Everest expedition.

Changes to online journals and Geographical magazine

From January 2021, all Fellows will automatically be able to access our full range of scholarly journals online.

Nominate now for our new President and Council members

We are inviting nominations from Fellows for a number of Council positions to be elected in June 2021, including the next President of the Society.

Give the gift of membership this Christmas

To satisfy the curiosity of your loved one this Christmas, look no further than the gift of Society membership.

A message from the Director

Watch an end of year message for our Fellows and members from Society Director, Professor Joe Smith.

Renew your membership and continue supporting geographers and geography

We would like to thank all our Fellows and members for their support throughout this incredibly difficult year which is paramount to continuing our work across the breadth of sectors that rely on geographers and geography. If you are able, please do renew when your subscription becomes due.

You said, we did: results from this year’s Membership Survey

In January, we asked our Fellows and members about how they engage with the Society: how they keep up to date with our activities, which member benefits they use, and if they had suggestions for how we could improve their membership experience.

Give Young Geographer as a gift

As the new academic year begins, why not gift Society membership to the Young Geographer in your life?

February’s issue of Geographical out now

The February issue of Geographical is available now both online and in print.

Give the gift of inspiration

With Christmas just around the corner, Society membership is the ideal gift for the geographer in your life.

November’s issue of Geographical out now

This month’s issue of Geographical explores the divisive legacy of Captain James Cook.

October’s issue of Geographical out now

This month’s issue of Geographical features a deep dive into ocean ‘jellification’.

Monday night lectures return

Our popular Monday night lecture series kicks off again next week with a diverse range of topics, mixing far-flung travels with scientific rigour, and exploring some of the most topical issues facing society today. 

September’s issue of Geographical magazine out now

This month's Geographical features a dossier on deforestation.

August’s issue of Geographical available now

This month's Geographical takes a look at different projects trying to secure the future of our food.

July’s issue of Geographical out now

This month's issue of Geographical features a dossier on earthquake prediction.

June’s issue of Geographical out now

This month's issue of Geographical features a look at the way in which the Earth's natural geography has shaped human societies throughout history.

May’s issue of Geographical out now

This month's issue of Geographical takes a closer look at child labour in the tobacco industry. 

April’s issue of Geographical available now

In the wake of recent strikes by young people across the UK to protest climate change inaction, this month’s issue of Geographical takes a closer look at the growing global youth protestor movement.

March’s issue of Geographical out now

Out now, March’s issue of Geographical magazine includes a look at the need for decommissioning the thousands of ageing platforms and equipment used by the offshore oil and gas industry.

February’s issue of Geographical out now

The February issue of Geographical is available now both online and in print.

Geographical has new compostable packaging

From February’s issue, Geographical magazine will be delivered to subscribers in 100% compostable packaging.

Accessing our journals online

Our Fellows can now opt for digital access to all our academic journals as part of their Fellowship subscription.

New membership card for 2019 revealed

Our membership card for 2019 is now available.

January’s issue of Geographical out now

The January issue of Geographical is available now both online and in print.

Order your gift membership in time for Christmas

Struggling for a gift for that difficult-to-buy-for person in your life? Why not give the gift of Society membership?

Give the gift of membership

Give them the perfect gift this year: Society membership.

Read our journals online from January

From 1 January 2019, Fellows will be able to opt for digital access to all of our academic journals.