John Curry

Friday, November 10, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM John Curry Bousfield Distinguished Visiting Scholar Sidney Smith Hall – SS2125 (map) Transformation of Values to Sustainability: Exploring Values in Society, Professional Planning and First Nations   Values are principles or standards which humans develop from early childhood and ultimately help mould our actions, opinions and […]

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Engin Isin

Friday, November 3, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Engin Isin Queen Mary University of London’s School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) and University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP) UC179 – University College (map) Brexit: a genealogy   The UK’s decision to leave the European Union may well become one of the […]

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Carolin Genz

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 […]

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Kelly J. Clifton

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, […]

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Timothy Oakes

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 […]

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Erik Swyngedouw

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. […]

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Alison Mountz

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 […]

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Gavin Walker

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 […]

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David Harvey

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 […]

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