Antipodes on the page looks at the European encounter with Australia and New Zealand from the early navigators and first colonists through to the period of inland exploration. The presentation is based on 18th and 19th century books held in the RGS-IBG Library.
Eugene Rae is the Principal Librarian of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). He has worked at the Society for twenty years and is part of a team that looks after the two million items contained within the Society’s Collections. He has a particular interest in the history of exploration.
Climate change is a geopolitical problem, impacting all countries and requiring global action.
10 November 2020
The more we learn about fungi, the less makes sense without them. Join us for a panel discussion on the book and the themes it raises.
14 October 2020
From Phipps to Fiennes: a look at some of the explorers who tried to reach the North or South Poles and some who tried to do both.
25 August 2020
Photographer Guillaume Bonn and curator Rozemin Keshvani discuss Bonn's photo essay on East Africa's disappearing past, barely recognisable but through the echoes of architectural ruins and fragile landscapes.
3 February 2020
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