Two new RGS-IBG Book Series titles have been published this month, just in time for Christmas. Both books engage with timely global challenges that have significant real world impacts.
Pathological Lives: Disease, Space and Biopolitics, by Steve Hinchliffe, Nick Bingham, John Allen and Simon Carter, investigates current approaches to managing pandemics, epidemics, and foodborne diseases. It focuses on the food and farming sector, where the generation and subsequent transmission of disease can reach pandemic proportions.
Meanwhile, Ross Barnett, Graham Moon, Jamie Pearce, Lee Thompson and Liz Twigg’s Smoking Geographies: Space, Place and Tobacco uncovers how geography can show us not only why people smoke but also broader issues of tobacco control, providing deeper clarity on how smoking and tobacco is ‘governed’.
Society members are entitled to a 35% discount on all RGS-IBG Book Series titles. Visit the Members’ Area of the website to find out more.
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This autumn the Society is holding a new exhibition of platinum prints of photographs of the 1921 expedition to Everest.
10 October 2018
In the wake of last month’s critical UN conference in Paris, what are the prospects that the world will tackle climate change? Should we be hopeful – or despairing?
11 January 2016
In our response to the DCMS consultation we advocate for recognition of data skills in the humanities and the importance of geospatial data use
Can we improve nature's engine room - the amazing process of photosynthesis?
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