Featured image: Photograph by Herbert Ponting, 1910–1913 (RGS-IBG S0000106)

Upcoming Collections event

Be Inspired: Cross-Channel entanglements - Dr Emily Hayes

[Online] Emily will explore the connections between the Society and the Société de Géographie de Paris over the later 19th century.

You may also be interested in....

Be Inspired: Genealogy, geography and archives - Chandan Mahal

This talk recounts how people of Punjabi descent worked with the Society's archive to explore the places associated with their ancestral heritage.

Be Inspired: Travellers in the Great Steppe: uncovering a hidden history - Nick Fielding

In his new history of the exploration of the steppes, Nick Fielding shows that there is a hidden and far more diverse history for this vast region that is commonly known in the West.

A look at the background to the British attempts to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s and at the expeditions of 1921, 1922 and 1924. Illustrated by archives, artefacts and photographs from the Collections of the Society.

Be Inspired: Gotham rising - Jules Stewart

The iconic architecture and culture that defines New York as we know it today, from the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Centre. It was Gotham's defining decade.