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Browse our in-person and online events, including our Monday night lectures, regional events and teacher CPD sessions. You can also watch a selection of our past talks.




ExhibitionCaptain Scott and group taken on return of Southern Party

Fine art Antarctic photography 1910 to 1917

View some of the most celebrated images taken in the Antarctic in an exhibition showcasing the photography of Frank Hurley and Herbert Ponting.

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Using big data to understand human populations and hazard vulnerability

This talk will explore how big data is being used to map and represent human populations: where people live, where they work how they commute, what characteristics they have. It will also provide examples for how these insights feed into disaster management.


Monday night lecture screening: Southampton

Join the South committee and other Society members to watch and discuss tonight's Monday night lecture in Southampton.

Monday night lecture

Might AI unleash Earth’s secrets?

This talk will discuss the potential for using AI to help us better understand (and perhaps predict) earthquakes and volcanoes.


Assessment and feedback in geography: debunking theory into practical classroom approaches

This session will offer teachers practical advice and strategies on where to begin when implementing new assessment and feedback methods in the classroom.

£30.00 - £40.00

Postgraduate insights webinar: how to write an academic CV

Writing an academic CV can be a mystifying process, raising a wealth of questions. How long should a CV be? What headings are helpful? And how do you make sure it stands out from the crowd? This session will bring together experienced scholars with knowledge of the academic job market to answer questions about academic CVs.


Walking the mountains of Spain

Phil will relive the routes he discovered in Picos de Europa in Cantabria, the Sierra Almijara and Tejeda in Andalucia, and on the mountains of Madrid, and sometimes created, illustrated by photos and accurate maps. He will also reflect on the landscape changes which can overtake the written word.

£0.00 - £5.00

Geography in practice: the future for rural mobility

This webinar will explore the work of the University of Hertfordshire’s Smart Mobility Unit and Transport East who have been calling for research and future action into regional mobility.


A short history of flowers: the stories that make our gardens

Have you ever wondered about the stories behind your favourite garden flowers? How and why, they came to be there or why some cultivars go in and out of favour? Each flower has a story, and in this lecture Advolly Richmond takes you on a global tour of some intriguing, surprising and enriching tales and scenarios.

£10.00 - £14.00
Monday night lecture

The future of UK oil

Professor Gavin Bridge will share findings from a four year research project on the changing relations between global oil networks and the UK. 


Postgraduate insights webinar: publishing your first journal article

Writing journal articles is a key part of an academic career. But how do you begin the process?


Supporting geography candidates with university applications

This session will explore some of the timelines and approaches you can take to help your A Level geographers prepare for top quality applications for university.

Monday night lecture

Nine Quarters of Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, what you see and what is true are two different things. Join author Matthew Teller as he deconstructs some myths to show the Holy City in a new light.