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To mark the donation of Eric Newby’s archive to the Society, Alexander Maitland will be giving a Be Inspired talk on Monday 5 November. In advance of the talk, we asked Alexander to tell us more about Eric Newby and the items that have been donated.

Dr John Hemming receives British Academy President’s Medal

Congratulations to the Society’s former Director, Dr John Hemming, who has been awarded the President’s Medal by the British Academy.

2018 medal and award recipients announced

This year, our medals and awards recognise 21 different people for their extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography, and public engagement.

Director: Professor Joe Smith

Professor Joe Smith became Director in 2018.