Past Events

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.
22
Mar
2017

The BBC: A Study in Imperfect Nobility; Post Truth & Digital Chaos

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017
Mark Damazer CBE, Master of St Peter’s College, Oxford, Former Controller of BBC Radio 4 & 7
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.00 pm
30/F Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road, Central
16
Mar
2017

Helicoptering Africa

Thursday, 16 Mar 2017
Ben Simpson
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
21/F Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, Central
a Lucky Draw for a Three Day Safari at Solio Lodge, Kenya for two, generously donated by Jacada Travel. All attendees are also invited to dinner with Mr Simpson. If you are interested, please kindly write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
13
Mar
2017

China at Fifty: To Know the Will of Heaven

Monday, 13 Mar 2017
Geremie Barmé
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
6/F Three Pacific Place, 1 Queen's Road East
9
Mar
2017

Our Climate: a 22,000 Year Journey through Climate Change

Thursday, 9 Mar 2017
David Saddington, Youth Climate Change activist and Enviropreneur
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Macquarie Securities, Level 22, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central
2
Mar
2017

Rhino Revolution: How to Save the Rhino from Extinction

Thursday, 2 Mar 2017
Jennifer Fox
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
9/F Wheelock House, 20 Pedder Street, Central
1
Mar
2017

New Extraordinary Wildlife in Madagascar: Diving into unknown Madagascan Caves

Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017
Pierre Constant
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Ming Hua College, Glenealy, Central
28
Feb
2017

A British 'Musical Soiree'

Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017
6.00pm Welcome Drinks; 6.30pm Performance; 7.30pm Drinks and Canapes
The British Consulate-General, 1 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty
23
Feb
2017

Follow the Frontier: A 1,000 mile walk along the USA-Mexico Border, where President Trump has now promised to build a Wall

Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
Tom Fremantle
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that we are requesting pre-booking; please click here or reply 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. Please also note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club
21
Feb
2017

Hunting with Eagles

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017
Palani Mohan
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Macquarie Securities, Level 22, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central
7
Feb
2017

Film Screening "A Plastic Ocean"

Tuesday, 7 Feb 2017
Craig Leeson
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Introduction at 7.10 pm, Film Screening at 7.30 pm, followed by Q&A
8/F Prince's Building, Central
24
Jan
2017

Pioneering Climbing in Alaska: the first alpine ascent of Mt McKinley, the World’s Tallest Mountain

Tuesday, 24 Jan 2017
Simon McCartney, Winner of the Boardman Tasker Award 2016
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Membership: Mr T Pierson-Smith. Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club
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