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.
Kristine speaks of her personal experience working in Chile and Argentina to restore damaged ecosystems and bring back native species, and the moral imperative we all have to stand up for nature.
16 November 2020
In this audio-only event, Jacki Hill-Murphy is interviewed by Penny Tranter about her forthcoming book ‘The Life and Travels of Isabella Bird’.
4 November 2020
In this interview, Dr Bharat Pankhania talks about the coronvairus pandemic, giving a fascinating and chilling insight into its future impact on society.
15 September 2020
In this episode of Geography now, Dr Janey Messina talks to us about the work that she does as a geographer in the field of health, the interdisciplinarity of geography, and how geographers can help to deal with a pandemic.
12 June 2020
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