The making of the British landscape: an illustrated talk - Nicholas Crane

Nicholas Crane, RGS-IBG Immediate Past President will give the 55th Annual Tyneside Geographical Society Lecture.

International organisations: creators of our world - Dr Kirsten Haack

Kirsten will define international organisations and their various functions before considering how the UN has shaped our understanding of development and poverty, and how this has impacted on development policy.

The rise (and fall) of studentification - Professor Tony Champion

This talk considers the colonisation of residential neighbourhoods by university students and some recent changes in student and developer behaviours which may help to curb the further expansion of studentified residential areas.

Geography and technology: field reconnaissance from your desktop - Dr Leanne Wake

An interactive demonstration of open source software to search remotely sensed imagery for suitable field sites to reduce time and expense in the field.

 

Divided: why we're living in an age of walls - Tim Marshall

Best-selling author of Prisoners Of Geography, Tim Marshall delves into our past and our present to reveal the fault lines that will shape our world for years to come.

Exploring market-based fixes for climate change - Dr Peter Howson

Peter considers the ups and downs of market-based conservation as an alternative to oil palm in Indonesia.