Magazine article Geographical

Royal Geographical Society (with Ibg): Selection of Events for October

Magazine article Geographical

Royal Geographical Society (with Ibg): Selection of Events for October

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10 October, 6.30pm

Clerical domesticity and the inner city: vicarages and urban change in Britain 1960-1990 (Lecture, Hammersmith)

Professor Alastair Owens considers the changing role of Anglican vicarages in inner cities in order to understand how the Church of England responded to the impacts of economic restructuring, urban deprivation, mass immigration and the rise of a multi-faith society.

* Venue: Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith. London, W6 9LR. Free. geog.gr/rgs-cleric

18 October, 7.45pm

Cook's tours: the achievement of Thomas Cook

(Lecture, Lichfield)

Join Danny Wells as he discusses how Thomas Cook and his son played key roles in opening the world to popular tourism and sightseeing. Joint event with Lichfield Civic Society.

* Venue: Wade Street Church Community Hall, Frog Lane, Lichfield, WS13 6HS. [pounds sterling]3 on entry. RGS-IBG and LCS members free.

geog.gr/rgs-cook

16 October, 5.00pm

Changing places: labour experiences in post-crisis societies (Lecture, Newcastle)

Dr Paul Griffin will discuss his research into changing strategies of trade unionism in post-crisis contexts as part of broader political-economic changes in post-industrial society. Joint event with Tyne and Wear GA.

* Venue: Northumbria University City Campus, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST.E1 on entry.

geog.gr/rgs-labour

24 October 7.30pm

Hunting for the Southern Continent (Collections private view, London)

On his second voyage. …

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