RSGS Aberdeen Group

The RSGS Aberdeen Group was established in 1885; Henry O Forbes gave the first public talk, entitled Mount Stanley & Papua New Guinea.

There are now six RSGS Inspiring People talks in Aberdeen each year.

1st October 2018 – Simon Parker, A Reporter’s Adventures

5th November 2018 – John Pilkington FRSGS, Retracing a Victorian Expedition

3rd December 2018 – Rod Downie, Icons on Ice: Innovation in Polar Bear Conservation

7th January 2019 – Doug Allan FRSGS, Whale Meet Again…

4th February 2019 – Benedict Allen, Ultimate Explorer

4th March 2019 – Prof Wade Davis FRSGS, The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World


These talks are given on Monday evenings, and all talks in the 2018-19 season will be held at the University of Aberdeen’s New King’s Building.

For further information about the RSGS Aberdeen Group, please contact us using the details below.


Contact Details:

01738 455050
Venue Address:
New King’s Building
University of Aberdeen
AB24 3EB
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