Other events you may be interested in

Space and the Society

To celebrate the support that the Heritage Lottery Fund has given to enable our work, we are pleased to invite you to a celebratory afternoon.

Be Inspired: Between Indigenous mapping and colonial cartography - Joy Slappnig

This talk will introduce different examples of Indigenous maps in the Society’s collection and discuss the role these maps played in the production of geographical knowledge during the time of the British Empire.

On View: through a photographer’s lens

Join Alasdair MacLeod for an introduction to the Society’s photographic collection. 

Be Inspired: Bloody ivory: artistic endeavour to endangered species - David Hogg

David demonstrates how the investigation of an ivory casket held at the V&A leads to fundamental questions
on the ivory trade and the future of African and Asian elephants.