Seminars and Events
The Department plays host to a number of seminars. They provide a regular focus for staff and students in the department to come together with others from the wider research community for lively discussion and debate.
Research Seminars Academic Year 2018/19
Human Geography Seminar Series
The Department of Geography at King’s College London is pleased to announce its Human Geography Seminar Series for this academic year. The Series brings together the interests and expertise of the Contested Development, Risk and Society, and Urban Futures Research Domains and the King’s Climate and King’s Water Activity Hubs to explore new frontiers in research and policy on human-environment interactions.
All seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 16.30-18.00 and will be followed by a drinks reception.
Human Geography Seminar Series
Wednesday 26 SeptemberBush House NE 6.05Threatening Dystopias: Development Politics and the Anticipation of Climate Crisis in BangladeshKasia Paprocki, LSE Wednesday 3 OctoberBush House NE 1.02Climate Finance: From Public Assistance to Securitised Risk?Sarah Bracking, King's College London Wednesday 10 OctoberBush House NE Lecture TheatrePanel discussion: The “Infrastructural Turn” in Political Ecology and Urban StudiesMalini Ranganathan, American University Wednesday 17 OctoberBush House Lecture Theatre 1Screening and panel discussion: ‘A Campaign Of Their Own’ (2017) on the Bernie Sanders’ campaign Wednesday 24 OctoberBush House NE 6.05From identity and inequality to aggregation and transfer: discourses of social differentiation in a smart cityGillian Rose, University of Oxford Wednesday 31 OctoberBush House NE 6.05Public perception of risks and benefits of low materials futuresNick Pidgeon, Cardiff University Wednesday 7 NovemberBush House NE 1.02Prisons, Pensions and the Post Office: historical geographies of ageing in the eighteenth and nineteenth-century BritainDavid Green, King's College London Wednesday 14 NovemberBush House NE 6.05Living cities: a more-than-human urban geographyMaan Barua, University of Cambridge Wednesday 21 NovemberBush House NE 6.05Hydro-diplomacy and transformative analysisNaho Mirumachi, King's College London Wednesday 28 NovemberBush House NE 6.05Planetary urbanization’s multiple frontiers: a view from Yangon, MyanmarJames Sidaway, NUS
Wednesday 16 JanuaryBush House NE 6.05Have I Got Nature For YouAndrew Brooks, King's College London Wednesday 23 JanuaryBush House NE 6.05Percolation as a clustering technique for multi-scalar analysisElsa Arcaute, University College London Wednesday 30 JanuaryBush House NE 6.05The Anthropocene as death trap and counterfeit currency (perish the thought)Marcus Doel, Swansea University Wednesday 6 FebruaryBush House NE 6.05Three postgraduate students share their researchRosa Heimer, Peter McGowran and Ivana Bevilacqua, King's College London Wednesday 13 FebruaryBush House NE 6.05Mapping participation in low carbon energy transitionsHelen Pallett, University of East Anglia Wednesday 27 FebruaryBush House NE 6.05Gentrification, Neoliberalism and the Right to BuyAdam Elliott-Cooper, King's College London Wednesday 6 MarchBush House NE 6.05Political and domestic geographies of checkpoints in the Occupied Palestinian West BankMark Griffiths, Northumbria University Wednesday 13 MarchBush House NE 6.05Little capital: the super-rich in a second-tier cityKatie Higgins, University of Sheffield Wednesday 20 MarchBush House NE 6.05Film screening and discussion with director and story consultant: ‘Water at the Margins (2018)’Maria Rusca, Uppsala University and Nathalie Richards, King's College London Wednesday 27 MarchBush House NE 6.05Extracting value, London Style: States and DevelopersJennifer Robinson, University College London