Image © Aleksandra Wierzbowska
12 March 2020
Exhibition Road doors and Map Room bar open at 6.00pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
From £9.00 per person
An evening packed with tales of adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire. Discussion encouraged afterwards in the bar.
Hosted by anthropologist and broadcaster Mary-Ann Ochota, Geographical journeys: microlectures is an annual event organised by the Society’s Younger Members' Committee. All welcome.
A hard day's light: racing the sun across Hadrian's Wall
Can Jamie Rutherford follow the wall and run the width of England before the sun sets?
Image © Jade Rogers
In search of a lost 'house' in Bangladesh
70 years after Partition, Shreyashi Dasgupta goes in search of her grandfather's old home.
Image © Shreyashi Dasgupta
Buried treasure: unearthing an archipelago’s lost ecosystem
Alvaro Castilla-Beltrán takes us to Cape Verde to understand the impact of humans on biodiversity, exploring the soils beneath his feet.
Image © Autylio Gonçalvez Gonçalvez
Project Armenia: climbing above the clouds
On an expedition to scout new routes, Peter Rosso is challenged to address long-term mental health issues while high on the cliff walls.
Rhythm revolution: exploring Iran through its rich musical heritage
Ruairi Glasheen meets the young musicians drumming new life into ancient Persian traditions.
Image © Yury Sharov
Last stop in the remote Pacific
Leading an expedition to the Marquesas Islands to study a rare parrot, Liv Grant treks uninhabited islands, swims shark-filled waters and joins a festival of feathers.
Image © George Verdon
Around the world on nothing but optimism
Becca Marsh, Maximillian White and Joel Chevallier take adventures to misrepresented places, beginning with a trip around the globe in a £75 car.
Image © Andre Correia
The UK’s climate change targets commit the country to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Getting there will mean some big changes to agriculture and land-use. DEFRA’s Chief Scientific Adviser explains how this can be done.
16 March 2020
The Society and the FT are offering geography teachers a rare opportunity to visit the FT’s headquarters to learn more about the FT for schools programme.
19 March 2020
A half-day workshop bringing together geographers and aligned scholars from the natural and social sciences who want to learn and think more about using geographical knowledge in legal settings.
23 March 2020
Join a panel of experts to discuss our understanding of outbreaks such as influenza, Ebola, Zika and coronavirus, and the role geographers play in preparing for pandemics.
15 April 2020
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