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 2017/18
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 in the Pyramid Room (K4U.04) of the King’s Building, King’s College London, unless otherwise stated. A drinks reception will follow.
Human Geography Seminar Series
Wednesday 27 SeptemberProtected areas: Global benefits at local costs?Kate Schreckenberg, Department of Geography, King’s College London Wednesday 4 OctoberAlternative framing strategies for climate change communication: From information insufficiency to psychological distanceJanet Yang, Department of Communication, University at Buffalo, New York Wednesday 11 OctoberMud matters: Urban political ecology and sediment dredging in the North Sea and Aotearoa/New ZealandSeth Gustafson, Department of Geography, University College London Wednesday 18 OctoberCurrent King’s Geography PGRs present snapshots from their research Wednesday 25 OctoberDesiring the common in the post-crisis metropolis: Forces and counter-forcesUgo Rossi, Department of Management, University of Turin Wednesday 1 NovemberPublic views about human induced seismicity related to the development of enhanced geothermal systems in the U.S.Katherine McComas, Department of Communication, Cornell University Wednesday 8 NovemberRight-wing politics and gender equality: the logic of femonationalismSara Farris, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths Wednesday 15 NovemberContagion and providence: Making space for AIDSGerry Kearns, Department of Geography, Maynooth University Wednesday 22 NovemberAssembling anti-imperialist networks in London in the early 1980sGavin Brown, Department of Geography, University of Leicester Wednesday 29 NovemberNecropolitical Cambodia: Truncated homes, truncated livesKatherine Brickell, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway
Wednesday 17 JanuaryA legal history from below? Representations and counter-representations of valueBrenna Bhandar, SOAS Wednesday 24 JanuaryStories from the frontlines: De-colonising the disaster-conflict spaceAyesha Siddiqi, RHUL Wednesday 31 JanuaryEncountering Europe Otherwise: On the road with postcolonial travellersUma Kothari, University of Manchester Wednesday 7 FebruaryInfrastructures of internationalism: Race, gender and nation in the memoirs of Punjabi communist seafarerMajed Akhter, King's College London Wednesday 14 FebruaryThe communal land reform in Namibia: individualization of land tenure as a means of nation buildingOlivier Graefe, University of Fribourg Wednesday 21 FebruaryReading week Wednesday 28 February - POSTPONEDRadical Technologies: The Design of Everyday LifeAdam Greenfield, Urbanscale Wednesday 7 March - POSTPONEDThe Urban Data RevolutionDani Arribas-Bel, University of Liverpool Wednesday 14 March - POSTPONEDThe science and art of scientific adviceJames Wilsdon, University of Sheffield Wednesday 21 MarchThinking transnationally about Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG): perspectives from Brazilian women in LondonCathy McIlwaine, King's College London Wednesday 28 MarchThe Fun Palace and the Future City: Situating Visions of a Transient Architecture for Radical ParticipationLuke Dickens, King's College London