Our events will enrich your knowledge of the world's people, places and environments. Take a look below, or add our events to your calendar.
The Brazilian Villas Boas brothers, RGS gold-medallists for remarkable explorations, used their fame to champion indigenous peoples, change attitudes to them, and protect their rainforests.
23 September 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
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
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
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
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
"Everything happens somewhere" will be brought to life in this illustrated conversation demonstrating the power of geography to save and transform lives, working through such charities as MapAction and Addressing the Unaddressed.
4 November 2019
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
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
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
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
Research on microplastics has largely focused on the oceans, but what is the contribution from our rivers?
9 December 2019
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