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School of Geography Research seminars

Spring 2017  Tuesdays, 12:15pm, City Centre Seminar Room
(The Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus – see here for a campus map)

 Date Speaker Chair
 10 January

Helen Wilson (University of Manchester)

 Geography, Staged Encounter and the Demand for Transformative Relations 

Culture, Space and Power Research Theme

Catherine Nash
17 January No seminar  
24 January No seminar  
 31 January

Jane Pollard (University of Newcastle)

Wheels of Poverty: the car, the subprime loan, and geographies of inequality in the US

Followed by a Research Frameworks session at 5pm in the Staff Common Room

Economy, Development and Social Justice Research Theme

Jane Wills
 07 February

To be confirmed

 14 February

Caron Lipman (QMUL): 

Custodians of the Heimlich: the afterlife of inherited domestic objects

Research Theme

Catherine Nash

No seminar (Reading Week)

28 February

Jonathan Wheatland (QMUL)

Characterising the Multi Length-Scale Properties of Flocculated Sediment in Estuaries

Earth Surface Science Research Theme

James Brasington
07 March

Kayleigh Garthwaite (Durham University): 

Rethinking Choice, Deservingness, and Stigma in Foodbank Britain

Health, Biosciences and Security Research Theme

Tim Brown
14 March

Grace Carswell (University of Sussex)

Microcredit and the Managing of Debt: precariousness, aspiration, and gender at the margins of an industrial cluster in South India

Research Theme

Jane Wills
21 March

Tom Davidson (Aarhus University) & Ben Surridge (Lancaster University)

Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Agricultural Ponds: a UK and Danish perspective

Research Theme

Kate Heppell


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