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Seminars

Political ecology

Meetings of the Political Ecology Group at the Department of Geography.

There are no forthcoming seminars scheduled at present.

Previous seminars

  • 15th June 2021 - Janet Fisher, University of Edinburgh:
    Mapping and deliberating values for Uplands management. Details…
  • 8th June 2021 - Anna Lawrence, University of Cambridge:
    Situating vegetal lives in political ecology: from plantationocene to planthroposcene. Details…
  • 1st June 2021 - Guillem Rubio Ramón, University of Edinburgh:
    More-than-human nationalisms in Catalonia and Scotland. Details…
  • 25th May 2021 - Rogelio Luque-Lora, University of Cambridge:
    The roots of our ecological crisis. Details…
  • 18th May 2021 - Revati Pandya, University of Wageningen:
    Subject formation through the influence of conservation governance: A feminist intersectional approach to neoliberal environmentality. Details…
  • 11th May 2021 - Paul Robbins, University of Wisconsin-Madison :
    John Muir, Indigenous erasure, and conservation reckoning. Details…
  • 4th May 2021 - Arpitha Kodiveri, European University Institute.:
    The Limits of Stewardship: land rights, legal mobilization by forest-dwelling communities and extraction in Odisha, India.. Details…
  • 9th March 2021 - Dr Simon P. James, University of Durham:
    How places matter: A new theory of environmental value.. Details…
  • 2nd March 2021 - Dr Amber Huff, Institute of Development Studies:
    Pacification and the engineering of ‘green’ extraction in southern Madagascar. Details…
  • 23rd February 2021 - Dr Wolfram Dressler, University of Melbourne:
    Defending lands and forests: NGO histories and extraordinary violence in the Philippines.. Details…
  • 16th February 2021 - Adam Searle, University of Cambridge:
    Celia’s ghosts: On biotic loss and recovery in the Pyrenees.. Details…
  • 9th February 2021 - Dr George Holmes, University of Leeds:
    Landscape values, rewilding, and contested discourses of rural change in West Wales.. Details…
  • 1st December 2020 - Trishant Simlai, Department of Geography:
    Negotiating the panoptic gaze: power & conservation surveillance. Details…
  • 24th November 2020 - Dr Jon Phillips:
    Democratising infrastructure? Governing energy democracy in South Africa. Details…
  • 17th November 2020 - Dr Sophia Cooke, Dr Chris Sandbrook & Prof Bhaskar Vira:
    Conservation finance in a post-covid world. Details…
  • 11th November 2020 - Beatriz Bustos, University of Chile:
    Opportunities and challenges for an ecological Constitution in Chile. Details…
  • 3rd March 2020 - Trishant Simlai, University of Cambridge:
    Negotiating the panoptic gaze: people, power and conservation surveillance in the Corbett tiger reserve, India. Details…
  • 25th February 2020 - Gediminas Lesutis, University of Cambridge:
    The infrastructural other: spatial effects of the Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya. Details…
  • 4th February 2020 - Juan Martin Dabezies, Universidad de la República (Uruguay):
    Invasive species and ecological imperialism in South America. Current interactions between wood industry, wild boars, perroquets and hunters in Uruguay. Details…
  • 28th January 2020 - Isabella M. Radhuber, University of Vienna (Austria):
    Gender and Extractivism in Plurinational States – An intersectional approach to mining in Bolivia and Ecuador. Details…
  • 21st January 2020 - Doug Clark, University of Saskatchewan (Canada):
    The political ecology of polar bear conservation: a circumpolar policy trainwreck. Details…
  • 3rd December 2019 - Ariadne Collins, ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry :
    Forests of Refuge: Decolonizing Forest Governance in Guyana and Suriname . Details…
  • 26th November 2019 - Rob Small, Fauna and Flora International :
    Social Assessment of Protected Areas. Details…
  • 19th November 2019 - Anindya Sinha, Indian Institute of Science:
    The Political Ecologies of Urban Macaques in India. Details…
  • 5th November 2019 - Thomas Cousins, University of Oxford:
    Coal, custom, and constitution: worldly politics in contemporary KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Details…
  • 29th October 2019 - Dr. Tuuli Toivonen, University of Helsinki, Digital Geography Lab:
    Understanding the use of green spaces using social media data – possibilities and challenges. Details…
  • 22nd October 2019 - Maan Barua, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Affective economies and the atmospheric politics of lively capital. Details…
  • 15th October 2019 - Martin Walsh, Wolfson College:
    Zombie leopards, voodoo science and post-truth challenges to conservation. Details…
  • 19th June 2019 - Victoria Maguire-Rajpaul University of Oxford:
    The continued marginalisation of cocoa farmers: from colonialism to contemporary, climate-smart governance. Details…
  • 18th June 2019 - Alice Vadrot University of Vienna:
    The Politics of Marine Biodiversity Data: Global and National Policies and Practices of Monitoring the Oceans. Details…
  • 4th June 2019 - Judith Plummer Braeckman - Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership:
    ‘To dam or not to dam?’ Issues in financing and developing large hydropower.. Details…
  • 28th May 2019 - Suresh Babu Ambedkar University Delhi :
    Nature in the City: thinking 'post' ecologies in Delhi. Details…
  • 7th May 2019 - Connor Joseph Cavanagh Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU):
    Who can afford (not) to mitigate? Agency, inequality, and additionality in agricultural carbon finance. Details…
  • 16th April 2019 - Dr. Kasia Mikolajczak:
    Saving forests with love? Connection with nature at a tropical deforestation frontier. Details…
  • 12th March 2019 - Bruce Huett, Associate member Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit, University of Cambridge:
    Protecting a Beyul: Harnessing the Power of Mountain Gods and Environmental Law to Protect a Sacred Landscape. Details…
  • 6th March 2019 - Professor Katherine Homewood, Dept of Anthropology, UCL:
    Women, wellbeing and wildlife management areas in Tanzania. Details…
  • 26th February 2019 - Dr Alexander Cullen, Lecturer in Political Ecology, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.:
    Assembling Conservation as Territoriality in Timor-Leste. . Details…
  • 12th February 2019 - Adam Runacres, UCL:
    Engaging Conservation: Forest-Employed Villagers and Intervention Bureaucracies in Central India. Details…
  • 29th January 2019 - Dr Helen Curry, University of Cambridge:
    Endangered genes and the International Seed Bank: conserving crop diversity after the Green Revolution. Details…
  • 22nd January 2019 - Ajay Rastogi, Director of the Foundation for Contemplation of Nature based in Central Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India.:
    Resilient Leadership: Place-Based Learning for Sustainable Transformation.. Details…
  • 11th December 2018 - Bram Büscher, Professor and Chair of the Sociology of Development and Change group at Wageningen University:
    Deadly Truths and Lively Tensions: Saving Nature in the Era of Post-Truth and Platform Capitalism. Details…
  • 27th November 2018 - Daniela Sanchez-Lopez, University of Cambridge:
    From a white desert to a strategic resource: history of the commodification of the Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia. Details…
  • 20th November 2018 - Bina Agarwal, Professor of Development Economics and Environment University of Manchester:
    Inheritance law and the uniform civil code in India. Details…
  • 13th November 2018 - Dr Jacob Phelps, Lecturer in Tropical Environmental Change and Policy, Lancaster University:
    Institutionalising environmental values and valuation into policy. Details…
  • 6th November 2018 - Peadar Brehony, University of Cambridge:
    Could ‘dark logic’ help to avoid causing harm in conservation interventions?. Details…
  • 30th October 2018 - Professor Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge:
    Discussion of chapters from Steven Pinker's book "Enlightenment Now". Details…
  • 24th October 2018 - Murat Arsel, Murat Arsel, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam:
    Bombarding with data? Drones, oil extraction and environmental justice in the Amazon. Details…
  • 16th October 2018 - Jose Chambers:
    Group discussion of decolonising conservation – based on a video of Paige West’s plenary session at this year’s Political Ecology Network (POLLEN) conference. Details…
  • 8th October 2018 - Earl Harper, University of Bristol:
    The production of an urban post-political ecology: Or, is the apocalypse really such a good thing?. Details…
  • 19th June 2018 - Karen Wong-Perez, University of Cambridge:
    Local perceptions of Justice and Natural Resources in a Mexican fishing community. Details…
  • 12th June 2018 - Josie Chambers, University of Cambridge:
    Transforming global “win-win” discourse. Details…
  • 5th June 2018 - Jessica Hope, University of Bristol:
    Assemblages for sustainable development: omissions and transformations in Bolivia. Details…
  • 29th May 2018 - Elia Apostolopoulou,University of Cambridge:
    Biodiversity offsetting, urbanization and the right to nature. Details…
  • 22nd May 2018 - Johanna Lindahl, Intl. Livestock Research Institute, Uppsala University:
    Urban livestock keeping in Hanoi: policies, risks and benefits. Details…
  • 15th May 2018 - Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge:
    Session on the Green Economy: How does politics and economics interact with respect to the environment?. Details…
  • 8th May 2018 - Julie Zaehringer, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern:
    Managing telecoupled landscapes for the sustainable provision of ecosystem services and poverty alleviation. Details…
  • 1st May 2018 - Adrian Gonzalez, Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London:
    The political ecology of voice (PEV) of oil company-community relations in Peru’s Loreto Region. Details…
  • 13th March 2018 - Bram Buscher:
    To be confirmed. Details…
  • 6th March 2018 - Jess Hope:
    To be confirmed. Details…
  • 27th February 2018 - Elia Apostolopoulou, University of Cambridge :
    Biodiversity offsetting and the construction of "Equivalent natures": A Marxist critique . Details…
  • 20th February 2018 - Barnaby Dye, University of Oxford:
    The Politics of Dam Resurgence: Exclusion and Inclusion of Socio-Ecological Impacts From Three Case Studies. Details…
  • 13th February 2018 - Lewis Daly:
    The Shaman is the White Man's Computer": The interaction of shamanism and conservation in Amazonian Guyana. Details…
  • 6th February 2018 - Joe Hawes:
    Reflecting on success and failure in community-based conservation: a case study from Western Amazonia. Details…
  • 31st January 2018 - Adam Branch, University of Cambridge:
    Charcoal Power: Woodfuels and Political Violence in Uganda . Details…
  • 23rd January 2018 - Rachel Carmenta, University of Cambridge:
    Perceptions across scales of governance and the Indonesian peatland fires. Details…
  • 28th November 2017 - Bill Adams, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Conservation by Algorithm. Details…
  • 21st November 2017 - Chris Sandbrook, Department of Geography, University of CAmbridge:
    What do conservationists believe about people, nature and markets?. Details…
  • 14th November 2017 - Professor Camilla Toulmin, Lancaster University and iied:
    Scarce land, diverse livelihoods - Tracking 35 years of change in central Mali. Details…
  • 31st October 2017 - Raghnild Freng Dale:
    Petroleum in the Norwegian Arctic: Local content or dreams at sea?. Details…
  • 24th October 2017 - Sipke Shaughnessy:
    Drought, Politics or Historical Injustice? Reflections on fieldwork during the 2017 'Laikipia crisis’ in Kenya ?. Details…
  • 17th October 2017 - Meredith Keller:
    Multilevel Governance Theory in Practice: How Converging Models Explain Urban Climate Change Mitigation Policy in Bristol. Details…
  • 10th October 2017 - Louise Carver:
    Securing the ‘value of nature’? Biodiversity offsetting in England and the implications for conservation policy at home and abroad. Details…
  • 12th September 2017 - Andrew McGregor, Geography and Planning, Macquarie University:
    Prefigurative politics and plant-based food in the Anthropocene: quiet activism within Sydney's foodscapes. Details…
  • 6th June 2017 - Josie Chambers:
    The politics creating a mismatch between conservation project win-win logics and local realities in Peru. Details…
  • 30th May 2017 - Marcus Nyman:
    Discerning the food from the trees. Details…
  • 23rd May 2017 - Rogelio Luque Lora:
    Human bycatch from camera traps. Details…
  • 16th May 2017 - Anca Serban:
    Evaluating the socioeconomic and ecological implications of land use interventions using agent-based modelling. Details…
  • 9th May 2017 - Jasper Montana:
    Biodiversity Scenarios.org: Science and strategy in IPBES. Details…
  • 2nd May 2017 - Ben Neimark:
    Who are the Eco-precariat?: Theorizing Labour & Work in an Environmental Service-based economy. Details…
  • 25th April 2017 - Eszter Kovacs:
    Subsidies and state corruption in Eastern Europe. Details…
  • 7th December 2016 - Sarah Bracking:
    The post-carbon world? the role of financial derivatives in the regime of environmental management. Details…
  • 29th November 2016 - Liz Watson:
    Spaces of pastoralism and conservation in northern Kenya. Details…
  • 22nd November 2016 - Emma Mawdsley:
    Financialisation for Development? Accelerating financialising logics, narratives and partnerships. Details…
  • 15th November 2016 - Susan Buckingham:
    URBAN-WASTE: rubbish, tourism and gender in Europe. Details…
  • 8th November 2016 - Brett Matulis:
    Digital Environmental Politics and the New Geographies of Anonymous Online Power. Details…
  • 1st November 2016 - Chris Sandbrook:
    Discussion of Bruce Braun chapter "From critique to experiment: rethinking political ecology for the anthropocene". Details…
  • 25th October 2016 - Alice Vadrot:
    IPBES between Theory and Practice: How weighted concepts travel. Details…
  • 18th October 2016 - Rob Small:
    Social Assessment of Protected Areas. Details…
  • 11th October 2016 - Nicholas Wilkinson:
    An analysis of proposals to engage local people in conservation of the Vietnamese Saola (and whether it could use some more political ecology). Details…
  • 10th March 2016 - Professor Erik Gomez-Baggethun (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU):
    Commons and commodities: Struggles for hegemony in environmental governance. Details…
  • 8th March 2016 - Jasper Montana (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge):
    Gene editing for conservation: a desirable future?. Details…
  • 1st March 2016 - Christine Noe (University of Dar es Salaam):
    Encountering the global and local on space: Uranium, wildlife and people in Southern Tanzania. Details…
  • 23rd February 2016 - Bruce Huett:
    Tibetan Pastoralists’ Vulnerability to Climate Change. Details…
  • 16th February 2016 - Jessica Hope:
    Title to be confirmed. Details…
  • 9th February 2016 - Albert Arhin (University of Cambridge):
    Title to be confirmed. Details…
  • 26th January 2016 - Guiseppe Feola:
    Guiseppe Feola Between Change and Continuity: Peasant Institutions and Cultural Models in the Colombian Andes. Details…
  • 19th January 2016 - Harry Jonas:
    New Steps of Change: Looking Beyond Protected Areas to consider other effected area-based conservation measures. Details…
  • 1st December 2015 - Sunita Chaudhary:
    To Be Confirmed. Details…
  • 26th November 2015 - Mari Miyamoto (Extra Session!):
    State, religious institution and community: Conservation and stigmatized slaughter in pastoral societies in the Himalayas. Details…
  • 24th November 2015 - Matthew Gandy:
    Ten years gone: urban political ecology in prospect and retrospect. Details…
  • 18th November 2015 - Christian Kull (Extra Session!):
    Political Ecology of Invasive Species. Details…
  • 17th November 2015 - Karen Wong (University of Cambridge):
    Ph.D. Presentation (1st Year Grad Forum). Details…
  • 10th November 2015 - Albert Arhin (University of Cambridge):
    Where do ideas about conservation come from? The story of how a beach conversation became REDD+ . Details…
  • 3rd November 2015 - Prof. Bill Adams:
    Discussion: ‘In the Nature of the Non-City: Expanded Infrastructural Networks and the Political Ecology of Planetary Urbanisation’ by Martín Arboleda. Details…
  • 27th October 2015 - Elia Apostolopoulou:
    Biodiversity offsetting and the capitalist production of nature: reflections from England. Details…
  • 25th November 2014 - Bill Adams and Chris Sandbrook:
    The Politics of Conservation. Details…
  • 11th November 2014 - Judith Schleicher:
    Title to be confirmed. Details…
  • 4th November 2014 - Tatiana Thieme and Eszter Kovacs:
    Services and Slums: Rethinking Infrastructures and Provisioning across the Nexus. Details…
  • 28th October 2014 - Jose Antonio Cortes Vazquez:
    A Natural Life: Beheading the political ecology of nature conservation. Details…
  • 21st October 2014 - Dr. Chris Sandbrook (University of Cambridge):
    Discussion on Resilience. Details…
  • 14th October 2014 - Jonny Hanson:
    Snow Leopards and the Soul: Conservation and religion in the 21st Century. Details…
  • 7th October 2014 - Lys Alcayna-Stevens:
    Endemic Apes & Foreign Wealth: Conservation and Scientific Tourism in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Details…
  • 30th September 2014 - Marta Lang:
    Influencing industrial facility compliance in rapidly developing countries: Provincial practices of wastewater discharge monitoring and inspection, and responses to development agency capacity building in Vietnam. Details…
  • 10th June 2014 - Eric Alms (University of Zürich):
    Political ecology of nature conservation and sustainable tourism in Chinese conservation areas. Details…
  • 3rd June 2014 - Prof. Tim Bayliss-Smith:
    Landesque capital: chaotic concept, or useful step towards understanding the value of enhanced nature?. Details…
  • 27th May 2014 - Dr. Maan Barua, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford :
    Bio-geo-graphy: landscape, dwelling and the political ecology of human-animal relations. Details…
  • 20th May 2014 - Eneko Garmendia, Ph.D.:
    Bridging the gap between social-metabolism and ecological debt: the case of a northern open economy. Details…
  • 13th May 2014 - Dr. Marieke Sassen, UNEP-WCMC:
    Conservation in a crowded place: people and forest on Mount Elgon, Uganda. Details…
  • 6th May 2014 - Dr. Salwa El-Halawani:
    Involving local communities in planning the establishment of no‐take zones in the Red Sea National Parks of Elba and Wadi Gemal, Egypt. Details…
  • 29th April 2014 - Riamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge:
    The political ecology of a customary conservation practice: understanding processes of translation and hybridisation. Details…
  • 11th March 2014 - Dr. Ivan Scales, Geography Department, University of Cambridge:
    Ivan Scales presents on 'The future of conservation and environmental management in Madagascar: More than just flagships, forests and furry animals?’ . Details…
  • 4th March 2014 - Regina Hansda, Geography Department, University of Cambridge:
    System of Rice Intensification and the Shifting Dynamics of Gender and Labour. Details…
  • 25th February 2014 - Dr Tatiana Thieme, Dr Bhaskar Vira, Dr Emma Mawdsley and Dr Ivan Scales, Geography Department, University of Cambridge:
    Urban political ecology of small towns in Africa and India. Details…
  • 18th February 2014 - Dr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge:
    Bhaskar Vira presents (title to be confirmed). Details…
  • 11th February 2014 - Professor Paul Robbins, International Fellow from University of Wisconsin-Madison.:
    Paul Robbins leads an Early Career Researcher Seminar. Details…
  • 4th February 2014 - Riamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge:
    Riamsara Kuyakanon Knapp will lead a discussion on Traditional Ecological Knowledge. Details…
  • 28th January 2014 - Dr. Jenn Baka, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Sciences:
    Biofuels and Marginal Lands: Interrogating the Land Use Change Impacts of Jatropha Promotion in South India. Details…
  • 21st January 2014 - Dr. Michael Bravo, Scott Polar Research Institute, Geography Department, University of Cambridge :
    Michael Bravo leads a discussion on three articles by Paul Robbins. Details…
  • 3rd December 2013 - Dr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge:
    Discussion on 'Environmental Humanities'. Details…
  • 26th November 2013 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    Topic to be confirmed. Details…
  • 19th November 2013 - Dr. Ann Laudati, University of Bristol:
    Securing Insecurity: Rethinking Livelihoods, Violence, and Vulnerability in DRC's Cannabis Trade. Details…
  • 12th November 2013 - Dr. Tatiana Thieme, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Discussion session: Urban political ecology of waste. Details…
  • 30th October 2013 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    Topic and venue to be confirmed. Details…
  • 22nd October 2013 - Professor Bas Arts, Wageningen University:
    Assessing participatory forest management: a practice based approach. Details…
  • 15th October 2013 - Discussion session:
    Discussion session: Contribution of Systematic Reviews to Management Decisions. . Details…
  • 8th October 2013 - Per Arild & Iulie Aslaksen, Statistics Norway:
    The Norwegian Nature Index: Challenges and Successes. Details…
  • 19th June 2013 - Professor Bill Adams, Dept of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Political ecologies of the Anthropocene. Details…
  • 18th June 2013 - Albert Arhin, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Safeguards and ‘Dangerguards’: Towards a framework for unpacking social safeguards for REDD+. Details…
  • 11th June 2013 - Dr. Mark Infield, Director, Cultural Values and Conservation, Fauna & Flora International:
    The King Returns: Politics, culture and conservation in the Mountains of the Moon, Uganda. Details…
  • 4th June 2013 - Dr. Michael Bravo, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Does Ice have Politics? The Materiality and Mobility of Frozen States. Details…
  • 28th May 2013 - Rémy Rouillard, Post-doctoral Researcher, Scott Polar Research Institute:
    Making connections in a recently collapsed empire: when Nenets reindeer herders meet with Soviet-era settlers and mobile oil workers above oil deposits. Details…
  • 14th May 2013 - Gregory Akall, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Geography:
    Changing Landscapes and Lifestyles: Adapting and Building Resilience to Droughts in Turkana, North-West Kenya (1963—2013). Details…
  • 7th May 2013 - Discussion session:
    open discussion / roundtable. Details…
  • 30th April 2013 - Dr. Chris Sandbrook, UNEP-WCMC, Affiliated Lecturer:
    What do conservationists think about markets?. Details…
  • 23rd April 2013 - Discussion session:
    Pollinator diversity and land sharing/sparing. Details…
  • 12th March 2013 - Jonathan Hanson, PhD candidate, Dept. Geography:
    Tax justice for snow leopards? Tax dodging and the environment. Details…
  • 5th March 2013 - John Lanchbery, RSPB:
    John Lanchberry on the politics of the UNFCCC. Details…
  • 26th February 2013 - Reading and Discussion session:
    Discussion of MacDonald and Corson (2012) 'TEEB Begins Now'. Details…
  • 19th February 2013 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    Debrief on the IPBES-1 Plenary. Details…
  • 12th February 2013 - Bernardo Strassburg, International Institute for Sustainability (IIS), Rio de Janeiro:
    Bernardo Strassburg - presentation. Details…
  • 5th February 2013 - Reading and Discussion session:
    Discussion of 'Reducing REDD risks: affirmative policy on an uneven playing field' by Ribot and Larson. Details…
  • 29th January 2013 - Discussion session:
    open discussion / roundtable. Details…
  • 22nd January 2013 - Dr. Shivaji Chavan:
    Conservation Scenario in India: opportunities for collaboration. Details…
  • 15th January 2013 - various:
    Dept Geography First Year Graduate Forum. Details…
  • 4th December 2012 - Reading and Discussion session:
    Int'l Land Grabbing and 'Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature?'. Details…
  • 28th November 2012 - Dr. Bram Buscher, Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, and visiting Associate Professor at the Dept. Geography, Environmental Management & Energy Studies, U. Johannesbur:
    Prosuming Conservation: Web 2.0, Nature and the Intensification of Value-Producing Labour in Late Capitalism. Details…
  • 27th November 2012 - Dr. Martin Mulligan, Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University, Melbourne:
    Towards a grounded and dynamic sociology of climate change adaptation. Details…
  • 20th November 2012 - Judge-Us Seminar :
    Shaz Ansari on 'Constructing a Climate Change Logic: An Institutional Perspective on the "Tragedy of the Commons"'. Details…
  • 13th November 2012 - Eszter Kovacs, PhD Candidate, Dept. Geography:
    The Conservation/Agriculture Relationship in the EU: High Nature Value Areas in Hungary. Details…
  • 6th November 2012 - Salwa Elhalawani, PhD Candidate, Dept. Geography:
    Local community participation in Wadi El-Gemel National Park. Details…
  • 30th October 2012 - Dr. Stefan Dorondel, Francisc I. Rainer Institute of Anthropology Bucharest & Visiting Fellow, CRASSH, University of Cambridge:
    Contested Forest: National Park, Local State, and Forest Owners in Postsocialist Romania. Details…
  • 23rd October 2012 - Reading and Discussion session:
    Discussion of Global Political Ecology, eds. Peet, Robbins & Watts (2011). Details…
  • 16th October 2012 - Reading and Discussion session:
    Discussion of Sandel (2012) What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets. Details…
  • 9th October 2012 - Reading and Discussion session:
    'Nature, Inc.' and 'Grabbing "Green": Questioning the Green Economy'. Details…
  • 19th June 2012 - Girija Godbole, PhD student, Department of Geography:
    'Understanding the changing relationship between land and rural women in western Maharashtra, India: reflections from the field'. Details…
  • 12th June 2012 - Lindsay Galbraith, PhD Student at the Department of Geography:
    Policy making in confined spaces: the politics of exclusion in Canada's planning reform agenda. Details…
  • 29th May 2012 - Dr. Rob Small, Flora & Fauna International:
    Valuing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Servicesin the Ewasu Ng'iro watershed. Details…
  • 22nd May 2012 - Alexandra Girard, DPhil candidate, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford:
    Women, water and work - examining the role of the statecraft in irrigation management in Northern India. Details…
  • 15th May 2012 - Esther Turnhout, Associate Professor at the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands:
    Only what is counted counts? The scientific and economic representation of biodiversity. Details…
  • 8th May 2012 - Isabel Melo Vasquez, Visiting student from the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group, Wageningen University, Netherlands:
    Assessing discursive practices associated with Terra Preta governance in Amazonas state, Brazil. Details…
  • 13th March 2012 - Dr. Bhaskar Vira (Department of Geography) and others:
    "Reviewing the effectiveness of ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation". Details…
  • 6th March 2012 - Kathryn Humphries, PhD student, Department of Geography:
    The Performance of Policy in Tanzanian CBNRM: Hidden Aspects of Governance and Participatory Spaces. Details…
  • 28th February 2012 - Dr. Chris Sandbrook, Department of Geography:
    Reading: Land Sparing/Land Sharing. Details…
  • 21st February 2012 - Dr. Evangelia Apostolopoulou, Visiting Scholar from the Department of Ecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece:
    ‘Framings of scale challenges in the governance of biodiversity’. Details…
  • 14th February 2012 - James Palmer, PhD student, Department of Geography:
    ‘Biofuels and the politics of land-use change: The controversial place of "place" in environmental governance. Details…
  • 7th February 2012 - Reading and Discussion session:
    Reading, Jepson et al., (2011),‘What is a conservation actor?’. Details…
  • 31st January 2012 - Reading and Discussion Session:
    Reading: Forsyth (2011), ‘Politicizing environmental explanations: What can political ecology learn from sociology and philosophy of science?’. Details…
  • 24th January 2012 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    Political Ecology Lunch Social. Details…
  • 17th January 2012 - Riamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, PhD Student, Department of Geography:
    ‘Is it conservation or development? Pilgrimage or ecotourism? Identifying the genius loci in a hidden land (sbas-yul)'. Details…
  • 29th November 2011 - Dr. Freddy Alvarez, Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography:
    'The rights of nature in the Ecuadorian constitution’. Details…
  • 22nd November 2011 - His Excellency Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister and Minister of the Environment, Royal Government of Cambodia:
    ‘Creating protected areas in post-conflict Cambodia’. Details…
  • 15th November 2011 - Chris Goodall:
    Reading: Goodall (draft paper) ‘Peak Stuff’ Did the UK reach a maximum use of material resources in the early part of the last decade?. Details…
  • 9th November 2011 - Dr. Peter Usher, Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography:
    ‘Environmental assessment in Canada: The Mackenzie gas project'. Details…
  • 1st November 2011 - Prof. Piers Blaikie, University of East Anglia:
    ‘Political ecology: Meeting travellers along the way’. Details…
  • 18th October 2011 - Bram Büscher:
    Nature on the move: The emergence and circulation of fictitious conservation and liquid nature. Details…

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