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.

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Current Schedule

Date Speaker Title Time Location
March 8 2017

Dr Astrida Neimanis

USYD School of Philosophical & Historical Inquiry

Held in Suspense: Queer Archives and Chemical Weapons in the Gotland Deep 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
March 15 2017

Sopheak Chan

School of Geosciences

 

Tim Frewer

Tamsin Fisher

The Khmer Rouge and the post-war frontier 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
March 22 2017

Associate Professor Dale Dominey-Howes

School of Geosciences

A geographical reimagination of the slow emergency of the global antibiotic resistance crisis 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
March 29 2017 Neil Loughlin

Institutionalised violence, resource grabs and authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

(SOAS)

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
April 5 2017

Professor Bill Pritchard

School of Geosciences

The tyranny of distance or the tyranny of history? Australian agriculture, environment and nature from the 19th to the 21st centuries 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
April 12 2017

Dr Jeff Neilson

School of Geosciences

Wallacean Geography    1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
April 26 2017

Professor John Connell

School of Geosciences

Olgeta Lapun I Dai Pinis (All the Old Men Have Died): Returning to Siwai, Bougainville over 42 Years 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
May 3 2017

Josh Bray

School of Geosciences

 

Tamsin Fisher

School of Geosciences

Josh: Trouble brewing for coffee certification - news from southern Sumatra

 

Tamsin: Mobile media tools for ecological citizenship in the contemporary city

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
May 10 2017

Yi-Shiuan Chen

Macquarie Department of Geography & Planning

 

Danilo Urzedo

School of Geosciences

Yi-Shiuan: Decolonizing Property: Challenges of  (re) understanding  the temporality and spatiality in Indigenous Taiwan settings

Danilo: Governance of forest and landscape restoration in the Brazilian Amazon   

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
May 17 2017

Dr Sophia Maalsen

School of Geosciences

Translating Smart in Australian Cities 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
May 24 2017

Associate Professor Xiaojiang Yu

School of Geosciences

The sociocultural effects of returnee overseas Filipino workers in the Philippines    1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
May 31 2017

Kiran Maharjan

School of Geosciences

 

Ngoc Pham

School of Geosciences

Kiran: Political ecology of international water governance in South Asia.

Ngoc: Driving force of environmental behaviour changes of Cu Lao Cham island community in Hoi An, Vietnam

1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449
June 7 2017

Dr Tetsuya Okada

Macquarie School of Sciences

Acknowledging local sociality in disaster recovery: a longitudinal, qualitative study 1pm - 2pm Madsen Conference Room 449

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