Geosciences Seminar Series

Thinking Space Seminar Series 2016: 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.

For more information, or if you want to be included on the mailing list, please contact

http://www.geosci.usyd.edu.au/documents/space_sept2.pdf||See the poster for the schedule here]].

Current Schedule

Date Speaker Title Time Location
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Dr Sophie Webber (Geosciences) Circulating climate change finance, policy, and science in the Pacific Adaptation Complex 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Zur Adilah (Geosciences)

 

Lily Van Eeden (USYD, School of Life and Environmental Sciences)

Impact of Indonesian Medical Tourists on Malaysia Economy

 

Learning to live with the dingo: understanding the social and political barriers to changing predator management

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 TBC   1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Dr Amanda Tattersall (Geosciences) Organising cities and urban alliances 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Dr Paul Taylor (Pacific Community) Volcanic Hazards in the SW Pacific: Personal Experiences with Govenments and Communities Over the Past Forty Years 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Alistair Sisson (Geosciences)

 

Chieh-Ming Lai (Geosciences)

Governing the 'undesirable' through stigmatisation: Public housing and Muslim communities in Sydney

 

Public Green Space in Bangkok, Thailand

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Dr Mark Vicol (Geosciences) Playing with fire: Shifting cultivation and shifting livelihood pathways in the Chin uplands of Myanmar 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Dr Maria Melo Zurita (Geosciences) Subterranean Geographies 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Prof Graham Haughton (Geosciences) Risky spaces: Creating contesting and communicating lines on environmental hazard maps 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Dr Sangeetha Chandra-Shekeran (Uni of Melbourne) Betwixt and Between: State-Market entanglements in Australian Electricity Networks 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Paula Camarero (Geosciences)

 

Annie Wu (Geosciences)

The Role of Sacred Natural Sites in Forest Conservation

 

Australian Seasonal Worker Programme: Mapping East Timorese Workers in Australian Country Towns

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sandra Fritz (Geosciences)

 

Katharina Molitor (Uni of Cologne)

Agriculture and the Instruments of Change in Timor-Leste

 

Food Prices, Markets and Food and Nutrition Security of Smallholder Farmers in the Global South

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Dr Tom Baker (Uni of Auckland)

Revisiting the rabble: Poverty management and the spectre of surplus life

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Dr Franklin Obeng-Odoom (UTS)

Why border? Henry George and the Current Migration Crisis

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449

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