After lockdown Matthew Doyle kayaks the Thames from source-to-sea, logging abandoned watercraft and associated pollution, while observing how the river continues to evolve to serve our communities.
This recording is from our annual Geographical journeys: microlectures event, where eight speakers had just 10 minutes each to share their geographical journeys in an illustrated talk.
The event was organised by the Society’s Younger Members' Committee.
Featured image: Matthew Doyle
[In-person and online] An informal evening of short illustrated talks packed with tales of geographical adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire.
9 March 2023
Sally has spent the last three years at sea with eXXpedition researching the North Pacific Gyre plastic pollution solutions.
20 May 2021
International broadcaster Zeinab Badawi and Nick Westcott of the Royal African Society explore how we need to look in unexpected places to discover Africa's contemporary reality.
28 October 2019
Straightforward honesty is rarely the default setting for political and business communication; Evan looks at the effect this has on the conduct of business and politics generally, and on the rise of populism in particular.
30 November 2017
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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