Geography as a shared project: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Medals and Awards ceremony 2012



The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) annual Medals and Awards recognise achievements in researching, communicating and teaching a wide range of geographical knowledge. The speeches and citations are a record of the ceremony of 2012. With comments by the BBC's Alastair Fothergill, and Professors Charles Withers, Gillian Rose, Stuart Lane and Claudio Vita-Finzi, the speeches encompass historical geography, inspiring audiences, domestic visual culture, flood hazards and climate change. President Michael Palin introduces the ceremony, emphasising the breadth and relevance of geographical research.