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Virtual water at the Eden Project's Festival of Hope

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Last November Emeritus Professor Tony Allan, Department of Geography at King's, joined the Festival of Hope at the Eden Project in Cornwall to raise awareness about the importance of sustainability.

Five New Academic Positions Advertised

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New positions including Professor of Geocomputation, Lecturer in Urban Futures and Lecturer in Physical Geography are now open for applications.
Geography academics awarded funding for projects to help developing countries

Geography academics awarded funding for projects to help developing countries

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King's Geography researchers have been awarded funding to work on key projects that will help communities in some of the poorest regions of the world
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Significantus

Significantus

Date
3 May 2017
Location
St David’s Room
Description
Significantus is a piano and spoken word project created by Lola Perrin. Her latest piano suite, inspired by writings about climate change, is performed in collaboration with expert guest speakers (economists, lawyers, scientists, artists and other thinkers) and also features a conversation with the audience.
The Autonomous City: A history of urban squatting

The Autonomous City: A history of urban squatting

Date
10 May 2017
Location
Pyramid Room ( K4U.04) 4th floor
Description
Guest author Alexander Vasudevan will argue how, through a shared history of political action, community organization and collective living, squatting has become a way to reimagine and reclaim the city.
Mega-Urbanization in the Global South

Mega-Urbanization in the Global South

Date
17 May 2017
Location
Pyramid Room ( K4U.04) 4th floor
Description
This book argues that speed is now the persistent feature of a range of utopian visions that seek to expedite the production of new cities. Urban Futures Chair Ayona Datta will introduce the volume with a contribution from chapter author Hyun Shin (LSE).
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