Past Events

17
Jul
2017

Lessons for the Planet from the Hong Kong Countryside

Monday, 17 Jul 2017
Professor Stephen Blackmore CBE VMH FRSE, The Queen's Botanist and Chairman of Botanic Gardens International
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
7/F, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central
Pre-registration is required; please copy https://goo.gl/forms/XFy1mjdeHvsWKOcD3 to a new webpage and do the online registration.
11
Jul
2017

Field trip: A Visit to Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl)

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017
To reserve places, please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; you’ll receive confirmation of your places from our Events Department. No walk-in for this field trip.
5
Jul
2017

The Mediterranean: Circumnavigating 17 countries of the Middle Sea by Bike, Kayak, Rowing and on Foot

Wednesday, 5 Jul 2017
Huw Kingston
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Member: Mr T Pierson-Smith. Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the Hong Kong Club
28
Jun
2017

Adventures on the Great Wall

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
Nathan Gray
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
8/F Prince's Building, Central
23
Jun
2017

Thriving in 2017’s Accelerating World (Fully booked)

Friday, 23 Jun 2017
Thomas Friedman
Reception at 5.30 pm; Talk at 6.00 pm
Suite 511, 5/F Hutchison House, Central
Please note the earlier time and venue. This talk requires pre-booking.
22
Jun
2017

Making Sense of Modern Chinese History: What Everyone Needs to Know

Thursday, 22 Jun 2017
Dr Jeff Wasserstrom
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Function Room, Ladies’ Recreation Club, 10 Old Peak Road, Mid-Levels
19
Jun
2017

Patagonia: A Journey to the End of the World

Monday, 19 Jun 2017
Andrea Oschetti
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
11/F, Two Exchange Square, Central
15
Jun
2017

From Veil to Peak: One Woman’s Journey from Islamic Iran to Scaling Everest

Thursday, 15 Jun 2017
Parvaneh Kazemi
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the Hong Kong Club. In view of the likely popularity of this lecture, please reply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stating the names of attendees who wish to book; there is no need to pay for your tickets in advance.
14
Jun
2017

Routes of Change: Five-Years Around the Planet Without a Motor

Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
Markus Pukonen
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Conference Centre, 23/F, Euro Trade Centre, 21- 23 Des Voeux Road Central (this venue is 10 seconds walk from MTR Central Station Exit A)
5
Jun
2017

On the Frontline against Poachers: Fighting to Protect the Elephants of Africa

Monday, 5 Jun 2017
Erik Mararv, Manager of Garamba National Park, Congo, Josias Mungabwa, Officer of the Zambian Wildlife Authority, Cheryl Lo, the Senior Wildlife Crime Officer at WWF Hong Kong
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Ming Hua College, Glenealy, Central
2
Jun
2017

The 20th Annual RGS Quiz Dinner

Friday, 2 Jun 2017
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Dinner & Quiz start from 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club.
23
May
2017

Modern Slavery in the Illicit Seafood Industry: The Labour Safe Screen

Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Dr Katrina Nakamura
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
8/F Prince's Building, Central
22
May
2017

The Silver Way: China, Spain & South America, and the Beginning of Globalisation

Monday, 22 May 2017
Peter Gordon and Juan José Morales
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Macquarie Securities, Level 22, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central
18
May
2017

To the ends of the Earth

Thursday, 18 May 2017
Adrian Hayes
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
The Function Room, Ladies Recreation Club, 10 Old Peak Road, Mid Levels
Pre-registration is required; please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating the number of attendees who wish to book for the event
16
May
2017

The Nobility of Equine Pageantry

Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Henry Dallal
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club
13
May
2017

Boat Field trip to Tung Ping Chau

Saturday, 13 May 2017
Smriti Safaya
9
May
2017

Hit the Ground Running: 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days

Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Dr David Gething
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
6/F Three Pacific Place, 1 Queen's Road East
Please note in view of the likely popularity of this lecture, we are requesting pre-booking; please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating the number of attendees who wish to book for the event
29
Apr
2017

Field Trip Yi O Historic Village and Pui O Paddy Fields with a tour of Tai O Heritage Hotel on Lantau Island

Saturday, 29 Apr 2017
Dr Martin Williams
To reserve places, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You'll then receive from the RGS booking instructions, a booking form and detailed joining instructions.
25
Apr
2017

Mongolia: Nomads, Caravans and Migrations: A spatial odyssey back in Time

Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017
Marc Progin
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club.
20
Apr
2017

Out of China: How China Ended the Era of Western Domination

Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
Professor Robert Bickers, Chair Professor of History at University of Bristol
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
11/F, Two Exchange Square, Central
10
Apr
2017

Film Screening "25 years of Wildlife Filming in Botswana"

Monday, 10 Apr 2017
Brad Bestelink
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
The Function Room, Ladies Recreation Club, 10 Old Peak Road, Mid Levels
2
Apr
2017

Guided Tour to Mai Po

Sunday, 2 Apr 2017
To reserve places please email the RGS - HK on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You'll then receive from the RGS a booking form.
30
Mar
2017

The Lair of the Snow Leopard

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017
Dr Alexander Kumar
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Conference Centre, 23/F, Euro Trade Centre, 21- 23 Des Voeux Road Central (this venue is 10 seconds walk from MTR Central Station Exit A)
In view of the likely popularity of this lecture, please reply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stating the names of attendees who wish to book; there is no need to pay for your tickets in advance.
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