Caroline explores the presence and diverse experiences of black people in the multicultural city of London, from barmaids to servants, nurses and labourers, through asylum archives, family history and the press.
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[In-person and online] Join the Scott Polar Research Institute’s museum curator to explore extraordinary stories of human endeavour from the world’s coldest, highest and windiest places.
30 May 2022
Explore beneath the muddy waters of Mozambique to discover the forces that cause floods, and see how global flood forecasting is helping people cheat fate and choose their own destiny.
22 March 2021
Miranda explores how powerful information about location can be used to build a system of smarter infrastructure to help the UK economy and society to thrive.
14 January 2019
In her last lecture as Director, Rita draws on her physical geography background and experience of leading the Society to explore the place of the discipline in a rapidly changing world at home and abroad.
26 March 2018
As we become an urban species, how can our cities grow and become more resilient to climate change? Alex looks at the lessons London can learn, and apply, from international cities.
11 May 2015
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