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Human Geography Seminars: Spring term 2021-22

Welcome!

Welcome to the UCL Human Geography seminar series. The seminar programme for the spring term of the 2021-22 academic year is listed below. The seminars are open to all members of UCL whether you are a student, researcher or a member of academic staff. Online participation is also open to participants from outside UCL.

Unless otherwise stated, all seminars will take place on Tuesdays from 1 - 2pm (no seminar in Reading Week). This term all seminars will take place online and joining links will be circulated weekly to the seminar distribution list. If you are not on this list and would like to attend then please contact the seminar convenors Tom Western (t.western@ucl.ac.uk) and Rory Coulter (r.coulter@ucl.ac.uk) to be added.

We have a fascinating set of talks lined up and we look forward to welcoming many of you to the seminars as we move through term.

Tom Western and Rory Coulter (seminar series convenors)

 

Seminar details

DateSpeaker and title
Jan 11th
*** TALK POSTPONED DUE TO SPEAKER ILLNESS ***
Jan 18th

#StopTheSCANdal: Policing, technology and the criminalisation of marginalised communities

Dr Laura Loyola-Hernandez, Leeds

Jan 25th

The Unsettling Outdoors: Environmental estrangement in everyday life (Book talk)

Dr Russell Hitchings, UCL

Feb 1st

Spatialised Islamophobia

Dr Kawtar Najib, Newcastle

Feb 8th

*** LATE START - SEMINAR WILL RUN 13:30-14:30 TO ACCOMMODATE TIME ZONES ***

Mapping the unmappable

Professor Anne Kelly Knowles, Maine

Register to attend via Eventbrite

READING WEEK: NO SEMINAR

Feb 22nd

UCL Geography Research Cluster Meetings (no seminar)

 

Mar 1st
*** POSTPONED DUE TO UCU STRIKE ACTION ***
Mar 8th

Reflections on meaning making in later life through a lens of care giving

Professor Rose Gilroy, Newcastle

Mar 15th

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: Exploring GPU-based analysis for social and geographic applications

Dr Justin van Dijk, UCL

Mar 22nd

"There is no better place to lie about": Racial capitalism and the urban metabolism of water in US cities

Dr Katie Meehan, KCL

Important seminar information

Format

Unless otherwise stated in the above timetable, all seminars will be run online at 1-2pm. Join links will be circulated in advance of each session.

Code of conduct statement

Every attendee is expected to conduct themselves appropriately throughout the seminar. UCL Geography is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, or religion (or lack thereof). Any type of harassment will not be tolerated during the seminars. If you notice anything during one of the seminars, please feel free to contact the seminar series convenors on the email addresses below.

Rory Coulter: r.coulter@ucl.ac.uk

Tom Western: t.western@ucl.ac.uk