Black Geographies Workshop

Wednesday.Nov.2 4:00-6:00pm Space is limited. RSVP by October 27 – Madelaine Cahaus (madelaine.cahaus@mail.utoronto.ca) Snacks will be provided This workshop will think through the connections between Black Geographies and the current global political economic landscape. Participants will be expected to read three pieces provided by the discussants in advance of the workshop. Discussion will revolve around […]

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Representations of Anishinaabewaki: Art and Anishinaabemowin

(Representations of Anishinaabe Land: Art and the Anishinaabe Language) Friday 18.Nov.2016 4:00-6:00pm UC-179. 15 King’s College Circle Refreshements to follow This event presents Anishinaabe perspectives on representations of land through visual art and Anishinaabemowin (the Anishinaabe language). Visual artist Bonnie Devine and poet and storyteller Lenore Keeshig will each present examples of their work and […]

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Jennifer Blesh

Ecosystem Management for Resilient and Multifunctional Food Systems Jennifer Blesh, University of Michigan Friday.  18.Nov.2016. 2:00-3:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT In a context where agriculture is a leading cause of global change, biodiversity loss, and water pollution, developing more resilient food systems is central to addressing concurrent food, energy, and environmental […]

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Nir Sharav

Does Your City Need a Metro? The Case Study of Tel Aviv Nir Sharav , Department of Civil Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel Wednesday.  19.Oct.2016.  12:00-1:00pm. SS5017. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT The Israeli government prepared a new strategic transport plan for the Tel Aviv metropolitan area that focuses on public […]

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Margaret Walton-Roberts

Occupational (im)Mobility in the Global Care Economy Margaret Walton-Roberts, Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies; Associate Dean, School of International Policy and Governance; Associate Director, International Migration Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University Friday. 14.Oct.2016. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT I use the case of nursing to highlight four key areas where economic geographers […]

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Oane Visser

Farmland Moves: Black Earth Narratives, Geopolitics and the Symbolical Dimensions of Farmland Investment Oane Visser Associate Professor, International Institute for Social Studies, The Hague, Erasmus University Rotterdam Friday.  07.Oct.2016. 3:00-5:00pm.  SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies.  BIO Oane Visser is Associate Professor at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, of Erasmus University Rotterdam, […]

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Chuiqing Zeng

The Applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Uav) in Water Quality Study and Precision Farming Dr. Chuiqing Zeng, Carleton University Friday. 14.Oct.2016 1:00-2:00pm SS1085. 100 St. George Street. Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology was rapidly developed during the last decade, with increasing applications in many industries. There are two driving factors […]

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