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Seminars and public lectures within the Geographies of Knowledge research group of the Department of Geography.

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Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Isobel Hutchison’s Arctic Quest

UserNaï Zakharia, PhD candidate, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseOnline (email organisers for details).

ClockThursday 14 March 2024, 14:00-15:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Infrastructural Fear: or When Climate Change Isn’t an Allegory

UserStephen Lezak, PhD candidate, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Gates scholar.

HouseHybrid: Seminar room, SPRI & Zoom - email organiser for details.

ClockThursday 22 February 2024, 14:00-15:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Sustainability and the Arctic - interdisciplinary ECR workshop in Tampere

UserSvenja Holst (Bielefeld University); Anna Ott (Syke and University of Lapland); Anna Varfolomeeva (University of Oulu); Marlene Payva (University of Lapland).

HouseOnline (contact organiser for Zoom link).

ClockThursday 16 November 2023, 13:45-15:45

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Insulating the wild. Culture-Nature relationship through the lens of Antarctic Architecture

UserDr Victoria Nuviala Antelo, Faculty of Architecture, Design & Urbanism, University of Buenos Aires, Archive SUR – Archive of Architecture & Habitat in Antarctica .

HouseZoom - email organiser for details.

ClockThursday 09 March 2023, 14:00-15:00

Picturing the Invisible

UserMakoto Takahashi.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockThursday 09 March 2023, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Scalar politics and power processes in shared international spaces

UserDr Pauline Pic, École Supérieure d’études internationales (ESEI), University of Laval.

HouseZoom - email organiser for details.

ClockThursday 02 March 2023, 16:00-17:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Histories of Antarctica

UserHenrietta Hammant, Anthropology of Heritage PhD candidate, University of Reading; Elias Angele, PhD candidate Department for Contemporary East European History and Culture, University of Bremen.

HouseHybrid: Seminar room, SPRI & Zoom - email organiser for details.

ClockThursday 26 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Ice-geographies: Race, Indigeneity, and Coloniality

UserJen Rose Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 15:00-16:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Contentious Collections? Decolonising the Polar Museum

UserMia Surridge & Alex Partridge (The Polar Museum, Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 03 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Towards Humble Geographies

UserSam Saville (Unviersity of Cambridge).

HouseZoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87664367578?pwd=c0hwRmFXbDFEQWlXMW9kaWRFa3EwQT09.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Curating Environmental Change at the Science Museum

UserEfram Sera-Shriar, Alex Rose, and Rupert Cole (Science Museum, London).

HouseZoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86705370977?pwd=ak1XblJvRFFWVllSYU1wUFc3bG91QT09.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2021, 13:00-14:00

An auto-ethnographic account of a hitchhiking journey from Gateshead to Poland

UserMarijn Nieuwenhuis (Durham University).

HouseOnline.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 13:00-14:00

The climatic pivot: Mapping water, people, and empires in Central Asia, c.1850-1930

UserTom Simpson (Cambridge University).

HouseOnline.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Roundtable discussion: Conducting Research in a Pandemic

UserCharlotte Schoonman (AWI), Anna Guasco (University of Cambridge), Karla Boxall (SPRI).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

Archiving Arctic ecologies in the early twentieth century: the field and its archival prostheses

UserJohanne M. Bruun (Cambridge University).

HouseOnline.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Finding connections across space, time, and disciplines: Space and Antarctica

UserAlice Oates (University of Cambridge) and Osnat Katz (University College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series

Arctic Energy Before Petroleum: Or, What Whales Can Tell Us About Writing History

Note that the talk is accompanied by a "pre-reading" available to download upon registration.

UserProfessor Bathsheba Demuth (Brown University).

HouseCo-hosted with Pardee Center, Boston University.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2020, 18:00-19:30

Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series

Why we should develop Arctic Humanities

UserProfessor Sverker Sörlin, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden.

HouseCo-hosted with Pardee Center, Boston University.

ClockTuesday 29 September 2020, 16:00-17:30

Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series

The Shaggy Saviour of Northern Norway

UserProfessor Dolly Jørgensen, Faculty of History University of Stavanger, Norway.

HouseCo-hosted with Pardee Center, Boston University.

ClockTuesday 01 September 2020, 17:00-18:30

Out of Africa: former Colonial Officials and objects of colonial memory

UserDr Chris Jeppesen, Department of History, University of Cambridge .

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

From Empire to Globalisation: Jean Gottmann's Political Geographies

UserDr Antonio Ferraz-de-Oliveira, Downing College.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Accumulate to circulate: cultures of exchange in nineteenth-century museums

UserDr Caroline Cornish, Royal Hollaway.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Configuring and Contesting Planetary Health; Knowledge Politics in Ecologies of Disease

UserProfessor Melissa Leach, IDS, University of Sussex.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 17:00-18:00

Clumsy solutions for climate change: whose knowledge is needed?

UserDr Rob Bellamy, University of Manchester.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

Knowledge, governance and scale in climate change litigation

UserDr Joana Setzer, Grantham Institute, LSE.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Space of Biodiversity Expertise

Geographies of Knowledge annual lecture

UserProfessor Esther Turnhout, Professor in Forest and Nature Conservation Policy, Wageningen University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockThursday 10 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

The Anxiety of Ice: Visualizing Climate Change and Arctic Moving Images

UserAnna Stenport (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Scott MacKenzie (Queen's University, Kingston).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 11:30-12:30

The Cultural Functions of Climate

This talk is part of the Christ's climate series, found here: http://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/events/climate-seminar-3-1-feb-2018/

UserMike Hulme.

HousePlumb Auditorium, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:30-19:00

Department of Geography - other talks

Racial banishment: Old and new forms of urban transformation in the United States

Distinguished International Visiting Fellow Lecture

UserProfessor Ananya Roy, The Institute on Inequality and Democracy, University of California, Los Angeles.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - other talks

Postcolonial theory and the project of urban studies

Distinguished International Visiting Fellow Seminar

UserProfessor Ananya Roy, The Institute on Inequality and Democracy, University of California, Los Angeles.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 16:15-17:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - HCEP (Histories, Cultures, Environments and Politics) Research Seminars

Double-bill: Polar Representation in Museums

UserClaire Warrior (National Maritime Museum) and Charlotte Connelly (Polar Museum, SPRI).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

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

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