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Research seminars

Research seminars

Jump to: Main Departmental seminars | Cultural and Historical Geography | Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure | Conservation | Environmental Systems and Processes | Political ecology | Polar physical science | Histories, cultures, environments and politics research seminars | Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop | Gender | Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG) | Cambridge Volcanology | Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography | Geographies of Knowledge | Infrastructural Geographies | Biogeography and Biogeomorphology | Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History | Centenary Lecture Series | ERC Research Presentations | Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series | Other talks | Reading groups

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Main Departmental seminar series

Main Departmental seminar series at the Department of Geography.

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Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

All seminars begin at 1pm and take place in the Hardy Building, Room 101 (unless otherwise stated), Department of Geography. All welcome!

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The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Research seminar series run by the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.

The support of the Trevelyan Fund (Faculty of History) is gratefully acknowledged.

The seminar meets on Wednesdays at 13.15 in Seminar Room 6, Faculty of History. Sandwiches and fruit will be available.

Convenors: Romola Davenport (rjd23@cam.ac.uk), Alice Reid (alice.reid@geog.cam.ac.uk) and Leigh Shaw-Taylor (lmws2@cam.ac.uk).

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Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The series is intended to provide a research and social focus for university lecturers, research staff and postgraduate students interested in conservation research. The primary aim is to inform university colleagues of what research is going on in different departments and to bring in high quality outside speakers. Equally, members of conservation organisations are welcome to attend. A key element is the opportunity after each talk to socialise with colleagues from different departments and organisations.

Generously funded by the CCI Strategic Initiative Fund
http://www.conservation.cam.ac.uk/

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Climate and Environmental Dynamics - Department of Geography

Seminars which may be of interest to members of the Climate and Environmental Dynamics research group within the Department of Geography.

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Polar Physical Sciences

Histories, cultures, environments and politics research seminars

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A series of 50 minute lectures, followed by discussion, on the broad topic of environmental evolution, climate, ecological and human change during the Quaternary (the last ~2.6 million years). The lectures are aimed at a broad audience (including geoscientists, glaciologists, environmental scientists, atmospheric chemists, biologists, anthropologists and archaeologists).

Seminars are on Thursdays starting at 17:30. Wine is served after the talks and there is time for discussion over drinks and/or dinner.

QDG is currently organised by David Hodell, Christine Lane, Francesco Muschitiello, Eric Wolff. Please feel free to contact us with queries and suggestions.

To sign up to the QDG mailing list, follow this link:
https://lists.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/soc-qdg-quaternary-disc-reminder

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Cambridge Volcanology

Cambridge Volcanology seminars.

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Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography (CCHG) - Department of Geography

Seminars and public lectures within the Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography research group of the Department of Geography.

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# Monday 30th November 2020, 12.30pm - Ella Sbaraini (Clare College, Cambridge)
Embodying Suicidal Emotions, 1700-1850
Venue: Delivered online via Zoom

Abstract not available

# Thursday 3rd December 2020, 5.00pm - David Todd (King’s College, London)
Champagne capitalism: the economics of French informal empire in the nineteenth century
Venue: Delivered online via Zoom (for login details contact campop@geog.cam.ac.uk)

Abstract not available

Geographies of Knowledge - Department of Geography

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

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# Tuesday 1st December 2020, 4.00pm - Max Jones (University of Manchester)
Exploration, Celebrity and the Making of a Transnational Hero: Fridtjof Nansen and the Fram Expedition
Venue: Zoom

Abstract not available

# Wednesday 2nd December 2020, 1.00pm - Marijn Nieuwenhuis (Durham University)
An auto-ethnographic account of a hitchhiking journey from Gateshead to Poland
Venue: Online

Abstract not available

# Thursday 3rd December 2020, 2.00pm - Iqra Choudhury (University of Manchester)
SCAR in the 60s: The successes and failures of science diplomacy in Antarctica
Venue: Zoom

Abstract not available

# Tuesday 26th January 2021, 4.00pm - Henry Anderson-Elliott (University of Cambridge)
Captive polar bears: politics, (re)production, and performance
Venue: Zoom

Abstract not available

# Tuesday 9th February 2021, 4.00pm - Duncan Depledge (Loughborough University)
Defence and Security in the Arctic: The UK perspective
Venue: Zoom

Abstract not available

# Tuesday 9th March 2021, 4.00pm - Samantha Saville (University of Cambridge)
Change, continuity and value in Svalbard
Venue: Zoom

Abstract not available

# Tuesday 11th May 2021, 4.00pm - Olga Ulturgasheva (University of Manchester) and Barbara Bodenhorn (University of Cambridge)
Languages of Emergency, Infrastructures of Response and Everyday Heroism in the Circumpolar North
Venue: Zoom

Abstract not available

Biogeography and Biogeomorphology - Department of Geography

Seminars and public lectures within the Biogeography and Biogeomorphology research group of the Department of Geography.

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Infrastructural Geographies - Department of Geography

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

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Fieldwork Seminar: Methodologies in the 'field'

These seminars at the Department of Geography are based on reflections from recently undertaken (though this is not essential) fieldwork, and will engage with the challenges of fieldwork, and the contradictions between methodology as we understand it in abstraction, and what plays out in the field.

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Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

The Workshop meets alternate Mondays on Zoom, 12.30pm.

Convened by Caitlin Adams (cia26) and Tom Tyson (tmt27).

To join the mailing list, please complete the Google Form:
https://forms.gle/RcAx1t4WWY1yL2RA9

Twitter: @EconomicandSoc2

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# Monday 30th November 2020, 12.30pm - Ella Sbaraini (Clare College, Cambridge)
Embodying Suicidal Emotions, 1700-1850
Venue: Delivered online via Zoom

Abstract not available

Centenary Lecture Series, Department of Geography

Description to be confirmed

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ERC Research Presentations, Department of Geography

Description to be confirmed

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Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series

The Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge and the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University are pleased to host the Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series.

As the Arctic gains greater visibility among academics and diverse publics, we see an urgent need for humanities scholars to help shape the current debates and research priorities too often limited to the natural and social sciences. This rise in awareness of Arctic issues coincides with widespread academic initiatives in the emerging interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities. These growing interests in the Arctic and in the environmental humanities are in turn both catalyzed by the climate crisis; the urgency of this crisis is central to, but not exhaustive of, our collective commitment to Arctic environmental humanities (AEH).

We envision this workshop series as a collaborative enterprise that is robustly interdisciplinary and brings together diverse expertise of humanistic scholars, artists, and researchers drawn from international circles. Presentations and conversations will take place in varied formats, all online and freely accessible to all those interested. The perspectives and participation of northern communities and people will be particularly valuable and encouraged.

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Other talks

Talks in the Department of Geography not connected to any other seminar series.

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