What does last summer’s vote for Brexit tell us about society in the UK today? Join in the discussion at the Society’s latest 21st Century Challenges Policy Forum event.
Professionals from think-tanks, local and central government, academia and practice will be discussing economic and social equity in the United Kingdom at the free event at the Society on the evening of 16 March.
Differences in voting patterns between groups in society reveal differences in opinion about quality of life and opportunity, at a time when some communities in the UK have been ‘left behind’ by social and economic progress.
In January, Prime Minister Theresa May set ‘a stronger economy and a fairer society’ as a key objective of the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union, with a process of ‘genuine economic and social reform’ leading to a country ‘more united’.
An expert panel, chaired by Nicholas Hellen of the Sunday Times, will discuss what ‘genuine economic and social reform’ means for people and places across the UK, how this can address inequalities in opportunity, and how communities can be empowered to address the challenges they face.
A drinks reception will follow the panel discussion and audience Q&A.
[Online] In this online session, we will be asking geography teachers to share their ideas and innovations with the teacher community.
19 January 2022
Tak a tour of Costa Rica’s habitats, which have more species per square metre than anywhere else on Earth. If Costa Rica has achieved this, why can’t the rest of us?
21 April 2021
The Society’s Climate Change Research Group has launched a competition seeking the most effective, original and engaging ways to encourage action on climate change.
25 September 2020
Levison talks about his latest expeditions, his early travels and his motivation. In considering the age old question of why people explore, he explains what draws him to the wilderness.
12 February 2018
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