20 February 2020
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
From £8.00 per person
Hungry to know how you can eat more sustainably? Curious about the future of the food on our plates?
Our expert panel will look at food security and the potential role of new technology, as well as how we can be more mindful of seasonality, production processes, consumption and waste.
Carolyn Steel is an architect, lecturer and writer. Her chief interest is in exploring the inner lives of cities, and her work has focused on what it takes to feed a city and how food has shaped cities.
Professor Peter Jackson is the Co-Director of the University of Sheffield Institute for Sustainable Food. Peter's research focuses on commodity culture and the geography of consumption with a particular interest in food.
Tristram Stuart is an award-winning author, campaigner and expert on the environmental and social impacts of food. The environmental campaigning organisation he founded, Feedback, has spread its work into dozens of countries worldwide to change society's attitude towards wasting food.
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.
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Having successfully crewed the first British sailing boat to sail around the North East/North West passages in one season, David gives us his personal account of this exciting journey and the consequences of this venture.
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An exciting opportunity for pupils who are considering geography as a GCSE option to find out more about the subject and progression. Our Geography Ambassadors will run a day of informative, interactive and fun sessions at the Society in London.
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