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Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Climate Confusion: Lessons and Pitfalls in the Study of Climates Past

UserProfessor John Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Quaternary Science of the University of London, Gordon Manley Professor of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

System of Rice Intensification and the Shifting Dynamics of Gender and Labour

UserRegina Hansda, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Hybrid corn and endangered maize: historical perspectives on the conservation of plant genetic resources

UserDr Helen Curry; Department of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Urban political ecology of small towns in Africa and India

UserDr Tatiana Thieme, Dr Bhaskar Vira, Dr Emma Mawdsley and Dr Ivan Scales, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Cultures of Childlessness: current debates and past experiences, Germany 1900-2010

UserDr Christina Benninghaus, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The Politics of Thinking Big in Conservation

UserProfessor Bill Adams; Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bhaskar Vira presents (title to be confirmed)

UserDr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Mapping the Post-Oedipal Landscape in Feminist and Gender Studies

UserDr Victoria Browne, Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

No Going Back: The Scientific and Political Ethics of Ecological Novelty

Paul Robbins is an International Visiting Fellow in Geography.

UserProfessor Paul Robbins, International Fellow, from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Producing Eden: Can wildlife thrive beyond national parks in India?

Joint seminar, hosted with the Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS)

UserDr Paul Robbins; Department of Geography International Fellow & University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Paul Robbins leads an Early Career Researcher Seminar

UserProfessor Paul Robbins, International Fellow from University of Wisconsin-Madison..

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Behind Marx’s “hidden abode”: toward a gender-sensitive conception of capitalism

Free entrance. Drinks Reception will follow Lecture

UserProfessor Nancy Fraser, Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science at The New School for Social Research, New York.

HouseKeynes Hall, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Volcanology Group (CVG)

Periodicity in gas emissions from Erebus lava lake

UserTehnuka Ilanko, Geography Department.

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Riamsara Kuyakanon Knapp will lead a discussion on Traditional Ecological Knowledge

UserRiamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Lilacs Out of the Dead Land: Alina Marazzi's home movies

All welcome

UserProfessor Emma Wilson, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Friend or foe? Making sense of social research and biodiversity conservation

UserDr Chris Sandbrook; UNEP-WCMC & Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Dark Snow in Greenland

UserJason Box (Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Biofuels and Marginal Lands: Interrogating the Land Use Change Impacts of Jatropha Promotion in South India

UserDr. Jenn Baka, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Good and Evil in Sexual Objectification: putting Kant to feminist work

All welcome

UserProfessor Rae Langton, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

At Home in a Diaspora City: Urban Domesticities and Domestic Urbanism

Co-hosted with the University's ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

UserProfessor Alison Blunt, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Michael Bravo leads a discussion on three articles by Paul Robbins

UserDr. Michael Bravo, Scott Polar Research Institute, Geography Department, University of Cambridge .

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The (moral) dilemmas of (conservation) research(ers?)

UserDr Bhaskar Vira; Director, Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI) and Department of Geography.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion on 'Environmental Humanities'

UserDr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Unravelling Long-term Ecosystem Dynamics in Central Asia Using Palaeoecology

UserProfessor Anson W. Mackay, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 16:15-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Benthic foraminiferal assemblages as proxies of paleoceanographic changes across Pleistocene glacial terminations in the NE Atlantic

CHANGE OF DATE: now on Wednesday Nov. 27th

UserDr. Patrick Grunert (U. of Graz, Austria).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Topic to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminism in Israel: Spotlight on the Israeli multicultural rifts

All welcome

UserProfessor Henriette Dahan Kalev, Gender Studies, Ben Gurion University, Israel and Senior Academic Visitor, St Antony's College, University of Oxford.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation of UK seabirds: a big issue or a done deal?

UserProf. Sarah Wanless, Seabird Ecologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, NERC.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Sex, Gender and Heteronormativity: Seeing 'Some Like it Hot' as a Heterosexual Dystopia

All welcome

UserProfessor Terrell Carver, Professor of Political Theory, University of Bristol.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College, CB5 8BL.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:30-18:30

Magic Circle seminar group

Translating Lord Krishna and the Prince of Wales into Arabic

UserAdeel Khan (Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue).

HousePiers Vitebsky's office, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 11:00-13:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion session: Urban political ecology of waste

UserDr. Tatiana Thieme, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Interglacials of the last 800,000 years

UserProf. Eric Wolff (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mainstreaming Natural Capital into Decision-Making: Frontiers in Research and Policy

** Note:one-off THURSDAY seminar - no Wednesday session this week ** Joint seminar with CRASSH - Humanitas.

UserProf. Gretchen Daily, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Topic and venue to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

The 'ethereal female' motif in Arctic fiction of the 19th Century

All Welcome

UserDr Shane McCorristine, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

A Postgenomic Perspective on Sex and Gender

This talk will be followed by a drinks reception. All welcome - Free entrance.

UserProfessor John Dupré, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Director, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis) at the University of Exeter.

HouseKeynes Hall, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The paleoceanography frontier: proxies, new technologies and novel questions

Note unusual time

UserProf. Howard J. Spero (University of California).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 16:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Predicting wildlife dynamics in a changing environment

UserDr Ben Collen, Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research, UCL.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Assessing participatory forest management: a practice based approach

UserProfessor Bas Arts, Wageningen University.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Taking a closer look at the last glacial sediments

Canceled

UserDr. Maryline Vautravers (Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Lessons from the Dodo: restoring species and ecosystems on Mauritius

UserProf. Carl Jones, Scientific Director of the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, and International Conservation Fellow at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Margaret Mead as a mid-20th century public intellectual

All welcome

UserProfessor Peter Mandler, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 12:30-13:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

The Norwegian Nature Index: Challenges and Successes

UserPer Arild & Iulie Aslaksen, Statistics Norway.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 08 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Political ecologies of the Anthropocene

Please note this session is on Wednesday 19th June

UserProfessor Bill Adams, Dept of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockWednesday 19 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Safeguards and ‘Dangerguards’: Towards a framework for unpacking social safeguards for REDD+

UserAlbert Arhin, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 18 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The King Returns: Politics, culture and conservation in the Mountains of the Moon, Uganda

UserDr. Mark Infield, Director, Cultural Values and Conservation, Fauna & Flora International.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Does Ice have Politics? The Materiality and Mobility of Frozen States

UserDr. Michael Bravo, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Sample-selection bias in the historical heights literature

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProfessor Tim Guinnane, Department of Economics, Yale University.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

open discussion / roundtable

UserDiscussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2013, 13:00-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

State Constitutional Commitment to Health and Health Care and Population Health Outcomes: Evidence from Historical U.S. Data

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Hiroaki Muppy Matsuura, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

What do conservationists think about markets?

UserDr. Chris Sandbrook, UNEP-WCMC, Affiliated Lecturer.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Pollinator diversity and land sharing/sparing

UserDiscussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 23 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Re-wilding: putting natural processes back on track

**Last talk in Series!**

UserFrans Vera, Director, The Foundation of Natural Processes, The Netherlands.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Tax justice for snow leopards? Tax dodging and the environment

UserJonathan Hanson, PhD candidate, Dept. Geography.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 13:00-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Clerical policy and local population studies: christening fees in Georgian Westminster

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProf. Jeremy Boulton, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Newcastle.

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 12:45-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

John Lanchberry on the politics of the UNFCCC

UserJohn Lanchbery, RSPB.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Disappear here: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa as a Web-Situated Subculture

Free entrance - all welcome

UserMs Charlotte Wu, Alumnus, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Making Poverty History – what role for biodiversity conservation?

UserDr Dilys Roe, International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion of MacDonald and Corson (2012) 'TEEB Begins Now'

UserReading and Discussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Weak But Clever: The (Not So) Hidden Strengths of Women in Medieval French and Spanish Comico-Didactic Tales

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Andreea Weisl-Shaw, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Testing the Bytham river hypothesis

UserProf. Philip Gibbard (Dept. of Geography, U. of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 17:00-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Writing in the Mother Tongue: the yin-centred feminism of Ursula Le Guin's 'The Left Hand of Darkness'

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Liesl King, Department of English Literature, Faculty of Arts, York St John University.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society

Martha Crockatt - Earthwatch

UserMartha Crockatt - Research Assistant to Head of Climate Change Research at Earthwatch.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bernardo Strassburg - presentation

UserBernardo Strassburg, International Institute for Sustainability (IIS), Rio de Janeiro.

HouseSir William Hardy Building, room 206.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

The Practices of Executive Selection: A Gender Analysis

Free entrance - all welcome

UserMs Monica Wirz, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Gender Equality Law and Policy for 15 or for 27? Lessons from the Post-Communist Czech Republic

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Barbara Havelková, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 04 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Willful Women: Feminism and the History of Will

Drinks reception to follow

UserProfessor Sara Ahmed, Goldsmiths College, University of London.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

open discussion / roundtable

UserDiscussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Populating 19th century Siam: war/capture/resettlement versus the recruitment of free labour in a southeast Asian demographic system

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Amornrat Bunnag, Academic Officer, Centre of Doctrine and Strategic Development, Army Training Command, Bangkok..

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 12:45-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

From Old Jew to New Jew and Back Again: The Metamorphosis of Israeli Masculinity in the Twentieth Century

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Yaron Peleg, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge and Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modern human adaptations to Pleistocene rainforest: the archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak, Borneo

UserProf. Graeme Barker (McDonald Institute of Archaeological Research, U. of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Molecular biology and sustainable agriculture

**First for Lent Term**

UserProfessor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Gendering the Early Modern Witch-Craze

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Ulinka Rublack and Laura Kounine, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 21 January 2013, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The release of d14 C and d18 O-depleted water from the Arctic Ocean upon glacial termination

UserDr. David Thornalley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 10 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas

**last for Michaelmas Term**

UserProf. Bill Laurance, Distinguished Research Professor & Australian Laureate, JCU, Australia.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 December 2012, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New estimates of tropical ice age temperature

UserDr Anna-Lena Grauel (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 30 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

'Prosuming' Conservation: interrogating the value of conservation in the web 2.0 age

UserProf. Bram Buscher, Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

What's going on in Greenland?

N.B. Change of date

UserDr Alun Hubbard, Aberystwyth University.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 16:30-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Prosuming Conservation: Web 2.0, Nature and the Intensification of Value-Producing Labour in Late Capitalism

UserDr. Bram Buscher, Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, and visiting Associate Professor at the Dept. Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies, U. Johannesbur.

HouseHardy Bldg Rm 206, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Towards a grounded and dynamic sociology of climate change adaptation

UserDr. Martin Mulligan, Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University, Melbourne.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The state of the world's birds: how science underpins conservation and advocacy.

UserDr Stuart Butchart, Global Research and Indicators Co-ordinator, BirdLife International.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Fidgets, Scoundrels and Mummy's Boys: performing masculinity in the Victorian House of Commons

Free - all welcome

UserDr Ben Griffin, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Shifting baselines and habitat restoration: Setting appropriate goals

UserDr Line zu Ermgassen, visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Smarter ways to monitor wildlife

UserProf Kate Jones, Joint UCL and ZSL Chair, Ecology and Biodiversity, Institute of Zoology, ZSL.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Local community participation in Wadi El-Gemel National Park

UserSalwa Elhalawani, PhD Candidate, Dept. Geography.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology Group (CVG)

Volcanic Caves

Organised by Cambridge University Caving Club

UserYves Moussallam and Nial Peters.

HouseALB, Clare Hall, Herschel Road.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 19:30-20:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Contested Forest: National Park, Local State, and Forest Owners in Postsocialist Romania

UserDr. Stefan Dorondel, Francisc I. Rainer Institute of Anthropology Bucharest & Visiting Fellow, CRASSH, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Women, Language and Grammar in Italy, 1500-1900

Free - all welcome!

UserDr Helena Sanson, Department of Italian, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Ramsden Room, St Catharine's College.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Saving the Tasmanian devil from a transmissible cancer

UserDr Elizabeth Murchison, Junior Research Fellow, King's College, Cambridge & Research Fellow in Cancer Genetics & Genomics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute..

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Emiratisation: bringing youth into the workforce of the United Arab Emirates

Free - all welcome!

UserMs Mona Hamade, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies .

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Tropical forests in the Anthropocene: what does this mean for conservation?

UserDr Simon Lewis, Royal Society Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Gender, Security and Inter-generational Conflict in Muslim Societies Post 9/11

Drinks Reception to follow

UserProfessor Akbar Ahmed, American University, Washington DC.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

How might we make space for nature in landscapes of the future?

** First talk of term **

UserDr Ben Phalan, Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

(1) ‘New findings from the family reconstitution data.’ and (2) ‘Nothing but a poor man with money? The changing fertility decisions of the rich before the English demographic transition.’

Please note that this extended seminar will run from 12 till 3pm. There will be two papers with a break for sandwiches 1.15 to 1.45.

User’ Paul Sharp (University of Southern Denmark), Nina Boberg-Fazlic & Jacob Weisdorf (University of Copenhagen).

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 25 June 2012, 12:00-15:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Women, water and work - examining the role of the statecraft in irrigation management in Northern India

UserAlexandra Girard, DPhil candidate, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology Group (CVG)

Microwave remote sensing of volcanic ash clouds.

This talk is part of the Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars series

UserDr Mario Montopoli, Dept. Geography, University of Cambridge,.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 May 2012, 14:15-15:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Carbon isotopes and glacial-interglacial CO2: the curious case of Marine Isotope Stage 12

UserDr Natalia Vazquez-Riveiros (Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Only what is counted counts? The scientific and economic representation of biodiversity

UserEsther Turnhout, Associate Professor at the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 15 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Poor Relief and Community in Elizabethan Hadleigh

*Please note this seminar will start at the later time of 1 p.m.

UserProfessor Marjorie McIntosh (University of Colorado).

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 13:00-14:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Glaciers on Mars

UserProfessor Bryn Hubbard, Aberystwyth University.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 16:30-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Assessing discursive practices associated with Terra Preta governance in Amazonas state, Brazil

UserIsabel Melo Vasquez, Visiting student from the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group, Wageningen University, Netherlands.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A bipolar seesaw in Atlantic deep-water ventilation: Wally was right

UserDr Luke Skinner (Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Challenges in modeling future sea level rise from melting glaciers

UserDr Valentina Radic, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 March 2012, 13:45-14:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Pleistocene and Holocene in Murchisonforden area, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard.

UserProfessor Veli-Pekka Salonen, Dept. of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki (and Visiting fellow at Clare Hall).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 March 2012, 13:00-13:45

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

REDD: a good idea, impossible to implement?

Last in Series for 2012!

UserArild Angelsen, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

"Reviewing the effectiveness of ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation"

UserDr. Bhaskar Vira (Department of Geography) and others.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society

Professor Nigel Thrift

UserProfessor Nigel Thrift - Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 12 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

The English Riots of 2012: Race, Rhetoric and Policies, but What Solutions?

User Dr Patricia Daley (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2012, 16:15-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

The Female as a Defective Male in Aristotle's Biology

Note unusual time

UserDr Sophia Connell, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 13:15-14:15

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

Reflections on countertopography

UserProfessor Cindi Katz, Environmental Psychology Program Graduate Center, The City University of New York.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 16:15-18:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society

Professor Klaus Dodds - CANCELLED

Unfortunately this talk has been cancelled for personal reasons. CUGS and Professor Klaus Dodds both extend their apologies. We hope that Professor Dodds will be able to rearrange - so watch this space!

UserProfessor Klaus Dodds - Royal Holloway University CANCELLED.

HouseQueen’s Building Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Reading: Land Sparing/Land Sharing

UserDr. Chris Sandbrook, Department of Geography.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Lessons from the High Arctic: new results from late Quaternary studies in Nordaustlandet, Svalbard

UserProf. Veli-Pekka Salonen (Dept. of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, and Visiting fellow at Clare Hall).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

‘Framings of scale challenges in the governance of biodiversity’

UserDr. Evangelia Apostolopoulou, Visiting Scholar from the Department of Ecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Choice Feminism, Breast Implants and Ideas of Consent in North American Feminist Theory

UserDr Joanne Wright, Political Science, University of New Brunswick, Canada; Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society

Professor Stuart Elden

UserProfessor Stuart Elden - Durham University.

HouseRobinson College.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 19:00-20:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

After Blue Labour? State and Democarcy on the British Left

All welcome

UserProfessor Marc Stears, Political Theory, University of Oxford.

HouseHarley Mason Room, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Wombats, Weapons & Water: the making of international conservation treaties.

UserCatherine MacKenzie, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminist Debates Over NRTs Revisited: or, whatever happened to FINRRAGE?

UserProfessor Sarah Franklin, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 13 February 2012, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

How high should Climate Change taxes be?

UserChris Hope, Cambridge Judge Business School.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Darwin and Gender

UserDr Philippa Hardman, Darwin Correspondence Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 06 February 2012, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Are we on the road to real equality?

Drinks reception to follow Lecture

UserMs Virginija Langbakk, Director, European Institute for Gender Equality.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society

Professor Jamie Peck – ‘Beyond the neoliberal zombieland’

All talks are free for members (with membership card) and £1 for non-members.

UserProfessor Jamie Peck - professor of geography at the University of British Colombia.

HouseQueen’s Building Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

iTrade Wildlife: detecting rare online behaviour

First in Lent Term's Series

UserDavid Roberts, DICE, University of Kent.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Political Ecology Lunch Social

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Role of the Tropical Pacific in Millennial-Scale Climate Events

UserDr Aleksey Sadekov (Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Biodiversity offsets and the journey to No Net Loss.

Last talk of term

UserKerry ten Kate, BBOP Forest Trends.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 30 November 2011, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Polar ozone loss

UserDr Neil Harris, University of Cambridge.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 30 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

'The rights of nature in the Ecuadorian constitution’

UserDr. Freddy Alvarez, Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Irrigation Resurrected in South Thailand

UserJanice Stargardt, Professorial Research Fellow in Asian Historical Archaeology & Geography.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 12:30-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Microbial Communities in Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments.

UserDr Mark Skidmore, Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

‘Creating protected areas in post-conflict Cambodia’

This talk is being organised by Flora and Fauna International

UserHis Excellency Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister and Minister of the Environment, Royal Government of Cambodia.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2011, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Collecting Time: on reading Luisa Passerini's 'Autobiography of a Generation'

UserDr Lisa Baraitser, Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London.

HouseRushmore Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 21 November 2011, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Traces of the Baltic Ice Lake drainage in the northern Baltic Sea and southern Finland

UserOuti Hyttinen (Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, FInland).

HouseSeminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mapping Africa's natural capital: progress, problems, potential

UserRuth Swetnam, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2011, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

‘Environmental assessment in Canada: The Mackenzie gas project'

This meeting is being organised in collaboration with the Travelling Knowledges reading group

UserDr. Peter Usher, Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography.

HouseHardy Building Room 101.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sex Before the Sexual Revolution in England 1918-1963

Note unusual time

UserProfessor Simon Szreter, Faculty of History, Cambridge.

HouseRushmore Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 07 November 2011, 13:15-14:15

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Evolution of ocean temperature and ice volume from the Mid Pleistocene Climate Transition

UserProfessor Harry Elderfield (Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 04 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

Towards a Genealogy of Care: The Treatment of Scotland’s Inebriates

Please note this is a Tuesday; please note the earlier starting time.

UserDavid Beckingham (Sidney Sussex, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room (Department of Geography, Downing Site).

ClockTuesday 01 November 2011, 16:00-17:45

Political Ecology Group meetings

‘Political ecology: Meeting travellers along the way’

This talk is being organised by the Cambrige University Geographical Society

UserProf. Piers Blaikie, University of East Anglia.

HouseEmmanuel college.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Women on Boards: Business as Usual!

UserProfessor Susan Vinnicombe and Dr Ruth Sealy, Cranfield University.

HouseRushmore Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New insights on old questions concerning Quaternary northern hemisphere glaciation

UserDr Ian Bailey (School of Ocean & Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Gender in Medicine: is there benefit or harm in sexless healthcare?

UserDr Anita Holdcroft, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London.

HouseRushmore Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Superman, Tiger Mother: Aspiration Management and the Child as Waste

This talk will be followed by a Drinks Reception

UserProfessor Cindi Katz, City University of New York.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Why do glaciers fall apart?

UserMartin O'Leary, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, University of Michigan.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 16:30-17:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Conflict and Compatibility of Reproductive and Productive Roles: evidence from British longitudinal data

UserProfessor Heather Joshi, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education, University of London.

HouseRushmore Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A special set of QDG talks

UserDr Axel TImmermann (SOEST, University of Hawai'i, USA); Dr Jess Adkins (CALTECH, USA).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2011, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

TEPUI: Biological islands lost in space and time. From origins to conservation

UserFabian Michelangeli, Simon Bolivar Professor, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge 2010-11.

HouseHardy Building 101, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 12:30-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Oceanography in Arctic fjords

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserFinlo Cottier (Scottish Association for Marine Science).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2011, 16:30-17:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Nuclear Renaissance

UserDr. William Nuttall, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building 101, Downing Site (please note change of venue).

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 12:30-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

ANTARCTICA DAY Inaugural Lecture

Note unusual time (7 PM)

UserPaul A. Berkman (University of Cambridge) & David W. H. Walton (British Antarctic Survey).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2010, 19:00-20:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Two Theses on the Afghan Woman: Samira and Hana Makhmalbaf Filming Agheleh Farahmand

All welcome

UserProfessor Haim Bresheeth, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of East London.

HouseLLT, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site, Downing Street, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 22 November 2010, 12:30-13:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Calving Laws for Ice Sheet Models - Recent Progress and Future Prospects

UserDouglas Benn (University Centre in Svalbard and the University of St. Andrews).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Marriage: a study in modern kinship

All welcome

UserDr David Lehmann, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLLT, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site, Downing Street, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 08 November 2010, 12:30-13:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Ice Stream Tides

Note unusual time (MONDAY)

UserHilmar Gudmundsson (British Antarctic Survey).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Geographies of Regulation: Policing Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Empire

All welcome

UserDr Phil Howell, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 29 October 2010, 13:00-14:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Global Gametes: Reproductive 'Tourism' and Islamic Bioethics in the High-tech Middle East

All welcome

UserProfessor Marcia Inhorn, The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Gillespie Centre, Memorial Court, Clare College, Queen's Road, Cambridge, CB3 9AJ.

ClockTuesday 26 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Glory and Agony: Isaac's Sacrifice and National Narrative

All welcome

UserDr Yael Feldman, Katsh Professor of Hebrew Culture, Affiliate Professor of Comparative Literature and Gender Studies, New York University.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockMonday 18 October 2010, 13:00-14:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Where's Foucault now?

All welcome

UserProfessor Simon Goldhill, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge.

HouseLLT, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site, Downing Street, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 October 2010, 12:30-13:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Cities and the ethic of care among strangers

UserProfessor Ash Amin, Professor of Geography and Director of the Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University.

HouseDepartment of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 September 2010, 14:00-15:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The History of Quaternary Research at Cambridge University

UserRichard West (Professor emeritus, Cambridge University, Clare College).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 11 June 2010, 17:00-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Darwin and the Descent of Woman

This event is free and open to the public

UserProfessor Dame Gillian Beer, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, Cambridge.

HouseThe Newton Room, The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 02 June 2010, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

Assemblage and critical urbanism

UserDr Colin McFarlane, Department of Geography, Durham University.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building.

ClockWednesday 26 May 2010, 16:15-17:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Domestic Violence and International Law

Free and all welcome

UserProfessor Bonita Meyersfeld, Head of Gender, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

HouseThe Keynes Lecture Theatre, King's College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 17:00-19:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Mother of God: A History of the Virgin Mary

All welcome

UserProfessor Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseThe Keynes Lecture Theatre, King's College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 29 April 2010, 13:00-14:30

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

The politics of urban space: building parks in Savannah, Atlanta and Nashville, 1850-1915

New date to be confirmed

UserMelanie Jones, PhD student, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2010, 16:15-17:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Annual Gender Symposium: Gender and Scales of Empowerment

Free entrance - all welcome

UserProfessor Cindi Katz - CUNY Graduate Centre, Professor Catherine Campbell - LSE, Dr Matt Houlbrook - University of Oxford, Professor Cynthia Cockburn - City University London, Dr Nayanika Mookherjee - Lancaster University.

HouseThe Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 12 March 2010, 09:00-16:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

'More than Love': Levinas and Rosenzweig from Eros to Ethics

All welcome

UserMs Andrea Cooper, Mainzer Visiting Fellow, New York University.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 08 March 2010, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sex, gender and fair play - policing the Athletic Body in international sport

All welcome

UserDr Vanessa Heggie, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 01 March 2010, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Gendered Detection: Crime Fiction and Modern Narrative

All welcome

UserProfessor Mary Evans, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent and Visiting Professor at the LSE.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Family snaps: doing family, home and mothering with photographs

All welcome

UserProfessor Gillian Rose, Department of Geography, Open University.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 15 February 2010, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

The Poetry of Early Motherhood

All welcome

UserMs Joanne Limburg, Writer and Royal Literary Fund Fellow, Magdalene College.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 08 February 2010, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

The Disenchantments of Sexuality

All welcome

UserProfessor Henrietta Moore, William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockThursday 04 February 2010, 17:00-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Acting up and acting out: encountering children in a longitudinal study of mothering

All welcome

UserProfessor Rachel Thomson, School of Health and Social Welfare, Open University.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 01 February 2010, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

In Conversation with...Dr Celia Roberts, author of Messenger of Sex

All welcome to this free event

UserDr Celia Roberts, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 15 January 2010, 13:00-14:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Subaerial salt extrusions in Iran as analogues of ice sheets, streams & glaciers

Image caption: view across the northern namakier at Kuh-e-namak (Dashti), Iran Zagros. Salt is > 500 my old.

UserChristopher Talbot (Earth Sciences, University of Uppsala).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, LIBRARY (1ST FLOOR).

ClockWednesday 02 December 2009, 16:30-17:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Peeling off the skin, peeling off the past: the politics of aesthetics and practices of health in Serbia

This event is free and open to all

UserDr. Maja Petrovic-Steger, Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 12:30-13:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Neogene terrestrial environment of Antarctica

UserAlan Ashworth (Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, LIBRARY (1ST FLOOR).

ClockWednesday 18 November 2009, 16:30-17:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

In Conversation with...Professor Karen O'Brien author of Women and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Britain

All welcome to this free event

UserProfessor Karen O'Brien, Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 13 November 2009, 13:00-15:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Researching Social Change: Methodology, History and Memory.

This event is free and open to all

UserAssoc. Prof Julie McLeod. Melbourne Graduate School, University of Melbourne.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 09 November 2009, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Not Our Mother's Movement: Historical Amnesia and the Attenuated Legacies of U.S. Feminism

All welcome to this free event

UserProfessor Nancy Hewitt, Visiting Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 14:00-15:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Marine Ice in Larsen Ice Shelf

Note: unusual venue

UserPaul Holland (British Antarctic Survey).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, LIBRARY (1ST FLOOR).

ClockWednesday 28 October 2009, 16:30-17:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Gender Segregation in Employment: International Patterns of Inequality and Difference

This event is free and open to all

UserDr. Bob Blackburn. Emeritus Reader in Sociology, Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 26 October 2009, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sex-gender-family relations, the twentieth century experience

All welcome to this free event

UserProf Göran Therborn. Department of Sociology, Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockMonday 12 October 2009, 12:30-13:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Where Have All the Icebergs Gone?

UserChris Woodworth-Lynas (NW Atlantic Ocean Observing System Partnership).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, LIBRARY (1ST FLOOR).

ClockWednesday 20 May 2009, 16:30-17:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Healthy Country, Healthy People

UserJonathan Kingsley (Visiting Scholar Cambridge/Deakin).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 07 May 2009, 16:15-17:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Reproducing Rome: Motherhood in Senecan drama (Medea and Phaedra)'.

UserDr. Mairead Mcauley-Dept of Classics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, SA..

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The carbon cycle during the Pleistocene

UserPeter Koehler (Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany).

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockFriday 30 January 2009, 17:15-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

In Conversation with... Andrew Tucker

Wine will be served from 5pm and the event will start at 5:30 pm

UserDr. Andrew Tucker, Geography Dept. University of Cambridge.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockFriday 16 January 2009, 17:00-19:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminism Counts: Quantitative Methods and Gender Inequalities.

Feel free to bring your lunch

UserProf Jackie Scott – Department of Sociology, Cambridge..

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockThursday 15 January 2009, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Thighs wide open, hair loose – Gender specific attitudes towards napping in Japanese public transport.

Feel free to bring your lunch

UserBrigitte Steger – Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. University of Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

In Conversation with...Hisham Matar

This event is free and open to all

UserHisham Matar.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockMonday 24 November 2008, 13:00-14:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Mother-Daughter relations in Chodorow and Irigaray

Feel free to bring your lunch

UserAlison Stone – Department of Philosophy. Lancaster University.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Practising gender: Men's experiences of transition to first-time fatherhood

Feel free to bring your lunch

UserTina Miller – Department of International Relations, Politics and Sociology. Oxford Brookes University.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockThursday 13 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

TBA

UserAdrian Luckman (Swansea University).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2008, 16:30-17:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

In Conversation with...Hisham Matar

This event is free and open to all

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFaculty of Law Room LG17.

ClockSunday 09 November 2008, 15:00-16:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Women's Status Men's States

All welcome to this free event

UserCatharine MacKinnon (Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School).

HouseFaculty of Law Room LG17.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 15:00-16:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Women's experience of harassment in public space.

Feel free to bring your lunch

UserKate Painter. Department of Criminology, Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building (Downing Site) Room 101.

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Antarctic Engineering

UserMurray Mitchell (OPUS Engineering - New Zealand).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2008, 16:30-17:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Demarcating Boundaries. Geopolitical, Legal and Ethical Considerations in the Construction of an Israeli-Palestinian Border

UserProfessor David Newman (Dept of Politics and Government, Ben Gurion University, Israel and Visiting Leverhulme Professor, University of Bristol 2006-2007).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 30 November 2006, 16:15-17:30

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

Traces of Europe

UserLuiza Bialasiewicz, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2006, 16:15-17:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Protecting the Environment: Criminal Law and the European Union

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 19 October 2006, 16:15-17:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Paul Robbins, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 14 February 2000, 10:01-10:01

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