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Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

The Open City: its ethics and its design

UserProfessor Richard Sennett, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Conservation by Algorithm

UserBill Adams, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Measuring landscape resilience: tephra, soil and spatial patterns

UserDr Richard Streeter, School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

What do conservationists believe about people, nature and markets?

UserChris Sandbrook, Department of Geography, University of CAmbridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Culture and Climate Change: experiments in collaboration and engagement

UserProfessor Joe Smith, Department of Geography, The Open University and Dr. Renata Tyszczuk, University of Sheffield, School of Architecture.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Scarce land, diverse livelihoods - Tracking 35 years of change in central Mali

UserProfessor Camilla Toulmin, Lancaster University and iied.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Environmental and climatic effects of volcanic aerosol: past, present and future

UserDr Anya Schmidt, Department of Geography and Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Volcanic eruptions, climate and humans: How lessons from the past can help us to prepare for the future

UserMichael Sigl, Paul Scherrer Institut & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Under the Physical Geography Parasol: Climate and History

UserProfessor Christine Lane and Professor Ulf Büntgen, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 15:30-18:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Respectable banking: the search for stability in London’s money and credit markets since 1695

UserDr Anthony Hotson, Centre for Financial History and Darwin College.

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Volcanology

Cultures of Forecasting on Mt. Merapi

UserAdam Bobbette (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 14 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology

Masterclass: Crystal growth kinetics

UserMarian Holness (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 24 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Composition of Wealth: Between Kinship Entitlements and Market Access

UserMargaret Lanzinger (Vienna) and Janine Maegraith (Cambridge).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 9.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Volcanology

Plume sampling with UAVs on Guatemalan volcanoes

UserEmma Liu (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Controls on the rapid drainage of supraglacial lakes

UserDr. Jerome A. Neufeld, Department of Earth Sciences & DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2017, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography (CCHG) - Department of Geography

CCHG series: Political Geology Workshop

Please note the adjusted time - starting 10am

UserAndrew Barry (UCL), Nigel Clark (Lancaster).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 10:00-12:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Change and necessity: forest resilience and conservation for the 21st century

UserJonathan Spencer, Head of Planning & Environment Forest Enterprise Forestry Commission.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Volcanology

The 2011 Nabro eruption

UserAmy Donovan (UCL).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Societies, Markets, States - Department of Geography

Keeping while giving? Expectations of reciprocity among Arab donor states

UserInken Wiese, Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Konstanz.

HouseGeoraphy Department Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 16:15-17:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Saskia Sassen: Geographies of Expulsion

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserSaskia Sassen, Colombia University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Understanding consumer demand in the wildlife trade

UserAmy Hinsley, Oxford Martin School University of Oxford.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation and invasive species in freshwater ecosystems

UserDavid Aldridge, Department of Zoology University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Volcanology

Masterclass: Non-traditional stable isotopes

UserHelen Williams (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Jason Dittmer: Geopolitics of the UK & the World

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserJason Dittmer, Professor of Political Geography, University College London.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Sex, eggs and videotape: techniques in threatened bird conservation

UserDebbie Pain Director of Conservation, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT).

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Critique of Punitive Reason

UserDidier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 17:00-18:45

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

The Public Presence of the Social Sciences

Distinguished Visitor lecture

UserDidier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2017, 16:15-18:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Nicholas Crane: Humans Shaping Britain

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserNicholas Crane, President, Royal Geographical Society.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modelling the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle: How sensitive are past climates?

UserPaul Valdes, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Pathological Lives: on the cosmopolitics of losing self-assurance

UserProfessor Steve Hinchliffe, Geography and College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 16:15-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Lessons from plants that don’t stay put: Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography (CCHG) - Department of Geography

Austerity Nostalgia

CCHG public lecture

UserOwen Hatherley, guest speaker.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge Volcanology

Masterclass: Calculating P-T-t paths in basalts

UserJohn Maclennan (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Joe Smith: Climate Change in the Media

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserJoe Smith, Professor of Environment and Society, Open University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Divergences or varieties in European economic development?

UserChristof Jeggle (University of Würzburg).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 17:00-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphies from East African lakes

UserChristine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

UNESCO biosphere reserves: concept, challenges and opportunities

UserProfessor Martin Price, Perth College Chair of the UK MAB Committee Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development Director, Centre for Mountain Studies.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Volcanology

The 1257 Samalas eruption

UserCeline Vidal (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology

TBA

UserFreysteinn Sigmundsson (Nordic Volcanological Centre, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Bullard .

ClockWednesday 18 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Volcanology

TBA

UserFreysteinn Sigmundsson (Nordic Volcanological Centre, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2017, 12:00-13:00

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

tbc

UserDr Tim Brown, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building, Department of Geography.

ClockMonday 16 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Inequality and social mobility in medieval England

UserProfessor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Labouring in early modern London

UserDr Judy Stephenson, University of Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Surviving the 21st Century

UserMartin Rees, Partha Dasgupta, Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh and Bonnie Wintle, The Centre for Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge.

HouseBabbage Lecture Room - David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site. Pembroke Street. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3QZ GB.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Common Law and the origins of shareholder protection

UserProfessor John Turner, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

'Pressure from without': Karl Marx and the politics and economics of 1867

UserProfessor Gareth Stedman Jones, University of Cambridge and Queen Mary, London.

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 06 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Large CO2 emissions from pre-industrial land use change – Does the carbon budget add up?

UserBenjamin Stocker. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Slaves and slave ownership in Ottoman Bursa, 1460-1880

UserHülya Canbakal (Sabanci University, Istanbul) (with Alpay Filiztekin, Sabanci).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A formal subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch

UserMike Walker, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Anglo-American productivity differentials once again

UserMark Thomas (University of Virginia).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 25 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Commons and commodities: Struggles for hegemony in environmental governance

UserProfessor Erik Gomez-Baggethun (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU).

HouseRoom 206, Sir William Hardy Building.

ClockThursday 10 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Gene editing for conservation: a desirable future?

UserJasper Montana (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Knowledge, human capital and economic development: evidence from the British industrial revolution, 1750-1930

UserProfessor B. Zorina Khan (Bowdoin College, USA, and National Bureau of Economic Research).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

M. Phil Presentations II. Financial and Business History

UserLeslie Chang, Jacapo Satori, Ryan Ripamonti, Emiliano Travieso, and Aditya Basrur (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Plantations, Violence, and the Monopoly Form

UserProfessor Tania Murray Li, Professor of Anthropology, University of Toronto.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 17:00-19:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

M.Phil Presentations I. Economics, Politics and Policy

UserDaniel Allemann, Stephanie Ternullo, Rosa Hodgkin, Connor Lempriere, and Callum Easton (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserJessica Hope.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserAlbert Arhin (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - other talks

Mangrove loss & Ecosystem Services

UserDan Friess, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.

HouseHardy Building 101, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Managing tropical agriculture to minimise biodiversity loss

UserDavid Edwards, Dept. of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Revisiting Meiji Japan's economic miracle: the structural and regional dimensions of productivity growth (1874-1909)

UserDr Jean-Pascal Bassino (ENS Lyon), Dr Kyoji Fukao (IER, Hitotsubashi University) and Dr Tokihiko Settsu (Musashi University).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Science Policy and Expertise

UserRob Doubleday, Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 17:00-18:00

Histories, cultures, environments and politics research seminars - Scott Polar Research Institute

Double-bill: Polar Representation

UserClaire Warrior, National Maritime Museum and Charlotte Connolly, Scott Polar Research Institute.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 14:30-16:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Climate and Society: Examples of the climate impact on civilizations

UserSebastian Breitenbacher (Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:30-18:30

Economic and Social History Seminars

Global Economic Development and the Anthropocene

UserGareth Austin (Geneva/Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

To Be Confirmed

UserSunita Chaudhary.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Wildlife in the Anthropocene: conservation after nature

UserJamie Lorimer, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Using the Land-Ocean Transition to understand coastal landscapes

UserMark Bateman (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias: lessons from plants that don’t stay put

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité, Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Political Ecology of Invasive Species

UserChristian Kull (Extra Session!).

HouseSCR, St. Catherine's College .

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Ph.D. Presentation (1st Year Grad Forum)

UserKaren Wong (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Economic and Social History Seminars

British Demography, c.1850-c.2000. How and Why was Scotland Different?

Note this seminar will start at 5.30pm

UserMichael Anderson (Edinburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Commonness and conservation: should we bother about the rare stuff?

UserSandy Knapp, Life Science Plants Division, Natural History Museum.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Landscape Retreat and 'Jumping': Late Prehistoric Fenland Environmental Adaption/Response

UserChristopher Evans (Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Economic and Social History Seminars

Medieval English Peasants and Culture

UserPhillipp Schofield (Aberystwyth).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Public lecture: The fugitives - blackness as urban method

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Department Seminar: Urbanisation at the interface of the habitable and uninhabitable: on redescription and detachment

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Invasive alien species on islands: problems and solutions

UserAnthony Martin, South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project, South Georgia Heritage Trust and University of Dundee.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Magic Circle seminar group

Magic Circle Seminar 2014-2015

Userthe Magic Circle is taking a rest 2014-2015.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 11:00-13:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The last 1000 years in East Antarctica: insights from a new temperature proxy.

UserAnais Orsi, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette (France).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 4, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conflicts in conservation: hunting for solutions

UserSteve Redpath, Institute of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Aberdeen University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

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

Regional Man-land Relationship in the Northern Chinese Frontier in History

Please note earlier start time of 12.10pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available at the start.

UserProfessor Deng Hui, Peking University .

HouseSeminar Room, Main Geography Department Building, Downing Place.

ClockMonday 13 July 2015, 12:10-13:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

All welcome - drinks reception to follow

UserDr Lauren Wilcox, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRoom SG1 (Ground floor), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Virtue and Virility: Images of Male Sexuality in Early Nineteenth-Century France

All welcome

UserDr Andrew Counter, Lecturer in 19th Century French Studies, King's College, London.

HouseRoom S1 (1st floor), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: a critical evaluation

UserDr. Sambuddha Misra (Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 3, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Railways and population: spatial interactions

Note: this seminar will start at 12.30pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.15pm.

UserEduard Alvarez (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain) and Professor Jordi Marti Henneberg (University of Lleida, Spain).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 12:30-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Land Access Inequality and Education in Pre-industrial Spain

UserDr Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia (with Julio Martínez-Galarraga) (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Foundling Hospital Children and their Employment, c. 1750-1850: Some Preliminary Findings

We normally have dinner with the speaker afterwards. All welcome.

UserHelen Berry (Newcastle).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 17:00-19:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Marine terminating glaciers within Elmer/Ice: model and applications

NOTE: THIS TALK IS ON A THURSDAY

UserOlivier Gagliardini (Laboratoire de glaciologie et géophysique de l’environnement).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 19 March 2015, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Volcanology

Saksunarvatn melts

UserDr. David Neave.

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminist Tales of the Italian Resistance

All welcome

UserMs Beatrice Balfour, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge .

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

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 12:30-13:30

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserAlexandra Digby/Neil Gandhi (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet; landforms, sediments, dates and the BRITICE-CHRONO project

UserProf Chris D. Clark, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Neoliberalism and the environment revisited: The North American Free Trade Agreement and the US-Mexico border 20 years on

UserProfessor Diana Liverman Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge Regents Professor of Geography and Development and Co-Director of the Institute of the Environment University of Arizona.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 16:15-18:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserEllen Nye/Tim Rudnicki/Cheng Yang (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Marketing the Women Writer in Sixteenth-Century Italy

All welcome

UserDr Abigail Brundin, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New DNA approaches to understanding Late-Quaternary and recent biodiversity changes – potential and problems

UserProf Mary E. Edwards, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Volcanology

Gas Monitoring at Holhraun

UserNahum Clements, Dept of Earth Sciences.

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 14:15-15:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminism, Motherhood and Eugenics in pre-WWI Berlin; or: How to promote reform through literary writing?

All welcome

UserDr Godela Weiss-Sussex, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

'A New Kind of Wildness' - the Rite of Spring and Other Queer Journeys into the Wild

All welcome

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

HouseThe Main Lecture Theatre, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1 TP.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Penny-Pinching Pedagogy: desperately seeking the ‘authentic thrifter’

All welcome

UserDr Tracey Jensen, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London.

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

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sharing Responsibility for Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

All welcome

UserMs Alasia Nuti, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sex, Gender and Generation in Early Modern Medical Records

All welcome

UserDr Lauren Kassell, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Women’s work and structural change. Manufactures in 18th-century rural Spain

UserProfessor Carmen Sarasúa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Rites of Passage: sexual knowledge in Cate Shortland’s “Lore”, 2012

All welcome

UserProfessor Andrew Webber, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Women in Dark Times

Drinks Reception at 1830 - all welcome

UserProfessor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor.

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

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 17:00-19:00

Economic and Social History Seminars

What was an organic economy?

UserProfessor Sir E.A. Wrigley (Cambridge).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Tracking marine turtles for conservation

UserProfessor Brendan Godley, University of Exeter.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

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

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Family Politics: Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival 1900-1950

All Welcome

UserProfessor Paul Ginsborg, Professor of Contemporary European History, University of Florence.

HouseThe Bateman Auditorium, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

The Politics of Conservation

UserBill Adams and Chris Sandbrook.

HouseSeminar Room.

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

Economic and Social History Seminars

The aftermath of the demographic transition in the developed world

UserProfessor David Reher (Complutense University, Madrid).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Landscape scale conservation - a bird's eye view

UserDr Juliet Vickery, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

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

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The North American deglaciation: linking rapid climate change, ice sheet retreat and sea level rises

UserDr Lauren Gregoire (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserJudith Schleicher.

HouseSeminar Room.

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

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Men and Masculinities in International Relations Research

All welcome

UserProfessor Terrell Carver, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol.

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

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Changes in the Global Carbon Cycle over the last 800,000 years - an ice core perspective

UserProf Dr Hubertus Fischer (Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Economic and Social History Seminars

Trees, trade and textiles: tracing ecological dependency in British industry, c.1550-1750

Note change of venue: Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall

UserProfessor Paul Warde (East Anglia).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Magic Circle seminar group

xxx

Userxxx.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 10:00-12:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Feminism and the Abomination of Violence

All welcome

UserProfessor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

From the Pill to the Pen: an autobiography by Professor Carl Djerassi

All welcome

UserProfessor Carl Djerassi, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, Inventor of the Contraceptive Pill, Playwright.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 13:00-14:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Planetary Boundaries 2.0: the latest advancements on defining a safe operating space for humanity on Earth

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

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

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Top-down and bottom-up evidence for the early anthropogenic hypothesis

UserProf Bill Ruddiman (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, US).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion on Resilience

UserDr. Chris Sandbrook (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

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

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

'From individuals to populations to communities: Climate change impacts on birds'

UserDr James Pearce-Higgins, Director of Science, British Trust for Ornithology.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

Carrying Trade

Note change of start time: 12.30pm

UserCarolyn Dougherty (York).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Fracking the fjords: Earthquakes and glacial erosion, with some additional thoughts about stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

People should be aware that 7th July is Tour de France day, but we hope things will have become accessible by 5.00 pm.

UserProfessor Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geoscience, Penn State University, USA.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 July 2014, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bio-geo-graphy: landscape, dwelling and the political ecology of human-animal relations

UserDr. Maan Barua, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford .

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

Between comparison and singularity: architecture, Auroville and the aesthetic politics of urban Utopianism

Please note the time and venue: Seminar Room at 5pm.

UserDr Tariq Jazeel, Department of Geography, University College London.

HouseSeminar Room (Department of Geography, Downing Site).

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Conservation in a crowded place: people and forest on Mount Elgon, Uganda

Please note that this session will take place in a different room.

UserDr. Marieke Sassen, UNEP-WCMC.

HouseHB101.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

CANCELLED: Fluvio-centric Currents of River History: From the Mersey to the Po

We regret this seminar has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

UserProfessor Peter Coates, University of Bristol.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The political ecology of a customary conservation practice: understanding processes of translation and hybridisation

UserRiamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

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

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