Thursday, October 5, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Niclas Scott Bentsen University of Copenhagen RW117 (Ramsey Wright) The burning question: Are there opportunities to supply the World with carbon neutral bioenergy and how do we ensure that intended climate benefits of bioenergy are achieved? Bioenergy is the main contributor to renewable energy […]Read more "Niclas Scott Bentsen"
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Carolin Genz Humboldt-University of Berlin Sid Smith Hall, Room 5017A Reclaiming the Right to the City – Berlin’s Grassroots Movements Strategies and Network Practices of Urban Resistance The right to the city is fare more than a right of individual access to the resources that […]Read more "Carolin Genz"
Friday, September 22, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Kelly J. Clifton Portland State University Sidney Smith Hall 1071 A framework for integrating pedestrians in travel demand models This presentation will introduce a framework and proof of concept application from Portland, Oregon that facilitates the integration of walking activity into four-step travel demand models, […]Read more "Kelly J. Clifton"
Friday, September 8, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Timothy Oakes Professor | Department of Geography University of Colorado Boulder 108N – North House, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place Register here Ethni–cities: urbanization and ethnic space in China China’s explosive rate of urbanization has attracted attention for its unprecedented scale and […]Read more "Timothy Oakes"
Interrupting the Anthropo-Obscene: The De-politicized Politics of the Anthropocene as Immuno-biopolitical Fantasy Erik Swyngedouw, SEED, University of Manchester, UK. Monday. 10.Apr.2017. 3:00-5:00pm. SS5017. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: The staging of the Anthropocene inserts humans as active agents into what hitherto was largely understood as the de-humanized acting force of non-human dynamics. […]Read more "Erik Swyngedouw"
The Geopolitics of Asylum Alison Mountz, Balsillie School of International Affairs + Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfred Laurier University Friday. 24.Mar.2017. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: The geopolitics of asylum operate as a form of the global intimate. This paper calls for greater attention to geopolitics in analyses of political asylum outcomes and […]Read more "Alison Mountz"
Capital’s allegories: The transition to capitalism and the national question Gavin Walker, Department of History, McGill University Friday. 27.Jan.2016. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies ABSTRACT:The transition to capitalism remains one of the most contested issues in historical analysis, in a wide variety of geographical sites and local contexts. Was the transition to […]Read more "Gavin Walker"
David Harvey – Visualizing Capital Tuesday, January 17, 3:30-5:30pm – Please register here George Inatieff Theater – 15 Devonshire Place This is a free public lecture. Space is limited, and registration for a free ticket is required. David Harvey is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of […]Read more "David Harvey"
Food systems and sovereignty: Exploring geographies of uneven development in the Caribbean Marion Werner, Department of Geography, SUNY-Buffalo Friday. 13.Jan.2016. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies ABSTRACT: This talk considers broader debates on food sovereignty and uneven development in relation to the Dominican Republic’s food system. The Dominican state remains central to the […]Read more "Marion Werner"
Revolting New York: How Riots, Uprisings, and Revolutions Shape the Urban Landscape Don Mitchell, Department of Geography, Syracuse University Friday. 2.Dec.2016. 4:00-6:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: Riots, revolts, uprisings, and revolutions have been a near-constant and a decisive force in shaping New York City’s landscape. From the revolt of the Munsee […]Read more "Don Mitchell"