The map tour – Hugh Thomson

Maps can be beautiful, iconic and influential. Hugh draws on the Society's unparalleled collection to show how they have lured travellers to places from the 1600s to the present day.

The map tour – Hugh Thomson

Maps can be beautiful, iconic and influential. Hugh draws on the Society's unparalleled collection to show how they have lured travellers to places from the 1600s to the present day.

An uphill battle - Theresa Breuer and Hanifa Yousoufi

Hanifa and Theresa recount the events that led to the first female Afghan ascent of Mt Noshaq, Afghanistan's highest peak, overcoming multiple political, cultural and environmental challenges.
 

Educational Visits Coordinator Training

A full day workshop that supports Educational Visits Coordinators (EVCs) in their roles by covering the legal and practical procedures required of their position.

Tenochtitlan: the capital of the Aztecs - Dr Elizabeth Baquedano

A visitor to downtown Mexico City might not realise that this was once a lake where, in 1325, the wandering Aztecs found their promised land. Systematic excavations of this site have been ongoing since 1978.

Creating a 'master map' of the UK: a route to a better future? - Miranda Sharp

Miranda explores how powerful information about location can be used to build a system of smarter infrastructure to help the UK economy and society to thrive.

Iditarod trail: The last great race on Earth - Max Hall

The Iditarod Trail sled dog race is a legendary journey of epic proportions across the frozen wastelands of the Alaskan wilderness. It includes 1,160 miles of snowy wilderness, crossing mountain ranges and sea ice. In this talk, Max Hall will show slides of the epic journey and discuss his unforgettable experiences on the trail. 

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.

A new Arctic in the making – Professor Klaus Dodds

The Arctic is changing. But how and where is it changing, and why does it matter to those who call it home and those who don't?