Geosciences Seminar Series

Thinking Space Seminar Series: Geographers and the Environment at the University of Sydney

These sessions explore current issues and debates in human geography and the social sciences through presentations about key thinkers, cross-cutting themes, skills, methodologies, and current postgraduate research. All welcome!

All sessions take place on Wednesdays from 1pm - 2pm in the Madsen Conference Room 449, Madsen Building F09, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney. Presentations will normally take up 30-45 minutes, leaving plenty of time for comments and discussion. Most of the sessions will be recorded and distributed to those interested.

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Current Schedule

Date Speaker Title Time Location
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Dr Jeffrey Neilson (Geosciences) Geographical Indications as a Rural Development Strategy: Technical Interventions or Challenging Moral Convetions? 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A/Professor Kurt Iveson (Geosciences)

Democracy and the Street: Some Lessons from Bangkok and Hong Kong

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Honours Students (Geosciences)  Geography Honours Proposal Presentations 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Dr Garth Lean (Western Sydney University) Title Pending 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Professor Adam David Morton (Policitcal Economy) The Urban Revolution in Victor Serge 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Dr Emma Calgaro (Geosciences)

The Long Road Ahead: Making Inclusion a Reality in Disaster Risk Reduction

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Chelsea Judy (Geosciences) Predicting Land Use Change and Food Security in the Arsi Zone of Ethiopia: the Role of Foreign Direct Investment and Agriculture-Led Industrialization 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ming Li Yong (Geosciences)

Ngoc Pham (Geosciences)

Spaces of Public Participation and Hydropower Governance in the Lower Mekong River Basin

Sense of Place and Pro-environmental Behaviour Change of Vietnamese Community in Marine Protected Area

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Dr Luis Angosto Ferrandez (Dept of Spanish and Latin American Studies) The Venezuelan Gran Sabana as Place and Topos: Reflections on Rent-capture and 'Modern' Accumulation 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Dr Felicity Picken (Western Sydney University) Oceanic Spaces and Society: Promises of a Blue Planet 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Dr Paul Munro (University of New South Wales)

Changing Geographies of Energy Poverty in Africa

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Professor Paul Routledge (University of Lees)

Space Invaders: Space, Power and Strategy in Social Movement Practice

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449