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Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Unravelling the legacy of 7000 years of metal pollution in south-eastern Europe

Building doors are card operated, so latecomers may not be able to access the venue

UserDr. Daniel Veres, Romanian Academy, Cluj.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 15 June 2022, 17:30-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Examining glacial-interglacial climate changes by water isotope modelling efforts

Building doors are card operated, so latecomers may be unable to access the venue

UserMartin Werner, Palaeoclimate Dynamics, Alfred-Wegener-Institut.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2022, 17:30-19:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The trouble with relational values

UserRogelio Luque Lora (University of Cambridge).

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 07 June 2022, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Ringing the alarm for a liveable future: Reproductive anxiety and the climate crisis

UserKatie Dow (University of Cambridge) and Heather McMullen (Queen Mary University of London).

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2022, 13:00-14:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Illuminating Gender in the Early Modern Urban Space of Edo: A study on Edo Meisho Zue

UserDanielle van de Heuvel & Marie Yasunaga (University of Amsterdam).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 5.

ClockThursday 26 May 2022, 17:00-19:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Histories of Antarctica

UserHenrietta Hammant, Anthropology of Heritage PhD candidate, University of Reading; Elias Angele, PhD candidate Department for Contemporary East European History and Culture, University of Bremen.

HouseHybrid: Seminar room, SPRI & Zoom - email organiser for details.

ClockThursday 26 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

Black in Geography student led talks

Black in Geography: Blackness and Policing

UserDr. Wangui Kimari and Dr. Adam Elliot-Cooper.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 19 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

Vital Geographies - Department of Geography

Modern British birdsong and civilization

Please email pmh1000@cam.ac.uk if you would like to attend this talk in person; owing to Covid safeguards, attendance is restricted in numbers.

UserMichael Guida, University of Sussex.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, and online (Zoom): https://zoom.us/j/98817387914?pwd=Y2pOV1Rsbko3RjRDTFZHQ0NKaXZ6QT09 Meeting ID: 988 1738 7914 Passcode: 640898.

ClockMonday 16 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Women, girls and biodiversity loss: an evidence and policy review

UserFrancesca Booker (IIED), Hilary Alison (Green Goals) and Fleur Nash (University of Cambridge).

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2022, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Plotting the Coloniality of Conservation - reading discussion

UserVictoria Maguire-Rajpaul, Ariadne Collins, Judith Krauss.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 15 March 2022, 13:00-14:00

Black in Geography student led talks

BLACK IN GEOGRAPHY X RACE TALKS: Green Violence, Abolition Geographies and Black Repair

UserProfessor Maano Ramutsindela (University of Cape Town), Assistant Professor Camilla Hawthorne (University of California, Santa Cruz) and Assistant Professor Kevon Rhiney (Rutgers University).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 16:00-17:30

Decolonial Research Lab

Land-Grab Universities

UserDr Robert Lee, History Faculty, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The Forest That Walks: Digital Fieldwork and Distributions of Site

UserJennifer Gabrys, University of Cambridge.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2022, 13:00-14:00

Decolonial Research Lab

The Paradox of Law and Violence: Policing on the Frontlines of Struggles against the Settler Colonial State

For information, please email Sarah Radcliffe sar23@cam.ac.uk

UserDr Michael Simpson, University of St Andrews.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2022, 12:30-13:30

Decolonial Research Lab

Sound's Colonialities: Formatting, Recording and Saving on Indigenous Lands

UserDr Max Ritts, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building rm101, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 25 February 2022, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Ringing the alarm for a liveable future: Reproductive anxiety and the climate crisis

UserHeather McMullen and Katharine Dow Queen Mary University of London, Institute of Population Health Sciences, Centre for Global Public Health Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc), University of Cambridge.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2022, 13:00-14:00

Black in Geography student led talks

Black in Geography - Mobilities Across Boundaries

UserDr. Rudo Mudiwa (UC Irvine), Dr. James Esson (Loughborough University), and Dr. Victoria Okoye (Sheffield Hallam University).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Talk by Annette Green

UserAnnette Green.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 30 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Infrastructural Geographies - Department of Geography

Fieldwork, Access, and (Dis)Embodiment: On An Ethic of Not Going There

For information on venue/virtual participation, please email Sarah Radcliffe sar23@cam.ac.uk

UserAnna Guasco, Department of Geography, Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Short film discussion session: Utuqaq

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 25 November 2021, 14:00-15:00

Department of Geography - other talks

Perfecting the River: Dams, Dreams and Organic Machines

UserProfessor Bill Adams, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 15:00-16:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Urban Political Ecology

UserDr. Kate Meehan.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Infrastructural Geographies - Department of Geography

'Values, de/coloniality and the more-than-human world in Chile's uprising and constituent process'.

To get invite to Teams meeting, please email sar23@cam.ac.uk

UserRogelio Luque-Lora, Geography Department, Cambridge.

HouseOnline Teams.

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Strange Natures

UserProf. Bill Adams.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

The Arctic at the End of the World: Hannah Arendt and the Narration of Apocalypse

UserStephen Lezak, University of Cambridge (SPRI).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 28 October 2021, 14:00-15:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Crafting usable knowledge for sustainable development

UserHannah Parris, University of Cambridge .

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 26 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Black in Geography student led talks

Black in Geography Friday 22 October 4pm BST Black History Month Panel: Centring Blackness through Access and Research Practice

UserDr. Jovan Scott Lewis (University of California Berkeley) and Cynthia Nkiruka Anyadi (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 16:00-17:30

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Ice-geographies: Race, Indigeneity, and Coloniality

UserJen Rose Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 15:00-16:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Mapping and deliberating values for Uplands management

UserJanet Fisher, University of Edinburgh.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 15 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Contentious Collections? Decolonising the Polar Museum

UserMia Surridge & Alex Partridge (The Polar Museum, Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 03 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Vital Geographies - Department of Geography

Resisting the Rule of Law in Nineteenth-Century Ceylon

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82103353807?pwd=QTNTUGFFMWVjNjZuRFlsdE5RZVlJZz09 Meeting ID: 821 0335 3807 Passcode: 354795

Userjsd24@cam.ac.uk.

HouseOnline (Zoom).

ClockTuesday 01 June 2021, 16:00-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

More-than-human nationalisms in Catalonia and Scotland

UserGuillem Rubio Ramón, University of Edinburgh.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 01 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The roots of our ecological crisis

UserRogelio Luque-Lora, University of Cambridge.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 25 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Vital Geographies - Department of Geography

Imperial Slippages: Encountering and Knowing Ice in and beyond Colonial India

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87871680387?pwd=VUtzZkwzZVR4TktXSTQxaWViVHh4UT09 Meeting ID: 878 7168 0387 Passcode: 362935

UserTom Simpson (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge).

HouseOnline (Zoom).

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Transport and urban growth in the first industrial revolution

UserDan Bogart (University of California, Irvine).

HouseONLINE - Details to be sent by email.

ClockWednesday 12 May 2021, 13:00-14:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

John Muir, Indigenous erasure, and conservation reckoning

UserPaul Robbins, University of Wisconsin-Madison .

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2021, 14:00-15:00

Black in Geography student led talks

Black in Geography Talk 7 May, 1-2pm

UserJazmin Scarlett (Independent Researcher) .

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Science in Practice: Sharing the field with natural scientists

UserSophie Duveau (Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 14:00-15:00

Black in Geography student led talks

Black in Geography Pat Noxolo Talk - 12th March 1-2pm

UserDr. Pat Noxolo University of Birmingham .

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

How places matter: A new theory of environmental value.

UserDr Simon P. James, University of Durham.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Celia’s ghosts: On biotic loss and recovery in the Pyrenees.

UserAdam Searle, University of Cambridge.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Rethinking the Virtual: Towards Digital Decolonisation in the Scott Polar Research Institute

UserEva Crowson and Elise Nyborg (University of Cambridge, SPRI).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 14:00-15:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Negotiating the panoptic gaze: power & conservation surveillance

UserTrishant Simlai, Department of Geography.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2020, 13:00-14:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

Embodying Suicidal Emotions, 1700-1850

UserElla Sbaraini (Clare College, Cambridge).

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockMonday 30 November 2020, 12:30-13:30

Infrastructural Geographies - Department of Geography

The new global apartheid

Further information: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/29382

UserProfessor Robbie Shilliam, Johns Hopkins University.

HouseOnline (Zoom).

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Beyond Sublime: Antarctic art since WWII

UserJean de Pomereu (Associate of SPRI).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Conservation finance in a post-covid world

UserDr Sophia Cooke, Dr Chris Sandbrook & Prof Bhaskar Vira.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Roundtable discussion: Conducting Research in a Pandemic

UserCharlotte Schoonman (AWI), Anna Guasco (University of Cambridge), Karla Boxall (SPRI).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Opportunities and challenges for an ecological Constitution in Chile

UserBeatriz Bustos, University of Chile.

HouseOnline, via MS Teams.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Finding connections across space, time, and disciplines: Space and Antarctica

UserAlice Oates (University of Cambridge) and Osnat Katz (University College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series

Arctic Energy Before Petroleum: Or, What Whales Can Tell Us About Writing History

Note that the talk is accompanied by a "pre-reading" available to download upon registration.

UserProfessor Bathsheba Demuth (Brown University).

HouseCo-hosted with Pardee Center, Boston University.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2020, 18:00-19:30

Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series

Why we should develop Arctic Humanities

UserProfessor Sverker Sörlin, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden.

HouseCo-hosted with Pardee Center, Boston University.

ClockTuesday 29 September 2020, 16:00-17:30

Arctic Environmental Humanities Workshop Series

The Shaggy Saviour of Northern Norway

UserProfessor Dolly Jørgensen, Faculty of History University of Stavanger, Norway.

HouseCo-hosted with Pardee Center, Boston University.

ClockTuesday 01 September 2020, 17:00-18:30

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

[online] Polar humanities research in the Covid-19 pandemic: Where does the SPRI library fit in?

UserEleanor Peers and Frances Marsh (Polar Library, Scott Polar Research Institute).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 11 June 2020, 14:00-15:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

The influence of Arctic Fog on Glaciers

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED

UserDr. Hester Jiskoot, Associate Professor of Physical Geography & Glaciology, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2020, 16:00-17:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

CANCELLED: Recent advances in understanding climate, glacier and river dynamics in high mountain Asia

Cancelled due to strike action

UserDr Walter Immerzeel, Faculty of Geosciences, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 13:00-15:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Hydrological networks and flow of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Overview of the RESPONDER project

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION

UserPoul Christoffersen (University of Cambridge).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 05 March 2020, 16:00-17:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

The use of marine geophysical data to investigate the climate and environment of the Quaternary

This talk is by the Climate and Environmental Dynamics - Department of Geography Seminar Series - NOTE THE DIFFERENT TIME, DATE & VENUE

UserChristine Batchelor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.

HouseRm 101, William Hardy Building, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 27 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

Geographies of Knowledge - Department of Geography

Out of Africa: former Colonial Officials and objects of colonial memory

UserDr Chris Jeppesen, Department of History, University of Cambridge .

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Talk 1 of 2: Speleothem records of abrupt warming events during the last glacial period

This is part I of a two part seminar dedicated to synchronising climate archives. Second talk is being given by Raimund Muscheler (Lund University): "Synchronising climate records via the cosmic ray signal in environmental archives"

UserRussell Drysdale (University of Melbourne).

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College Memorial Court, Queens Road.

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 17:30-19:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Talk 2 of 2: Synchronising climate records via the cosmic ray signal in environmental archives

This is part 2 of a two part seminar dedicated to synchronising climate archives

UserRaimund Muscheler (University of Lund).

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College Memorial Court, Queens Road.

ClockThursday 09 January 2020, 17:30-19:30

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Subglacial landscapes: Tunnel valleys in the central and northern North Sea

UserDr. Margaret Stewart, Senior Scientist - Marine and Petroleum Geology, British Geological Survey..

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Social Assessment of Protected Areas

UserRob Small, Fauna and Flora International .

HouseHardy Building 101 (first floor), Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Title to be confirmed

UserPoul Christoffersen (University of Cambridge).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 16:00-17:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Introducing Tikigaq - Living with the Whale in the Arctic

UserOthniel Art Oomittuk Jr and Ellis Doeven (Visiting Artists, Alaska).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 07 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

The Weddell Sea, Antarctica: modern science and the search for Shackleton’s Endurance

UserProfessor Julian Dowdeswell, Department of Geography & Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Aerosols and Ancient History in Arctic and Alpine Ice

UserJoe McConnell, Desert Research Institute, current "Shackleton visiting fellow" at Clare Hall.

HouseClare College (Latimer Room).

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 17:30-19:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Affective economies and the atmospheric politics of lively capital

UserMaan Barua, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseHardy Building 101 (first floor), Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

The safety revolution in oceanic shipping, c. 1780-1825

UserProf. Morgan Kelly, University College Dublin.

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 17:00-18:30

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Addressing health: sickness and retirement in the Victorian Post Office

UserDavid Green (KCL), Doug Brown (Kingston University), Kathleen McIlvenna (University of Derby) and Nicola Shelton (UCL).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2019, 13:15-14:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

‘To dam or not to dam?’ Issues in financing and developing large hydropower.

UserJudith Plummer Braeckman - Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

HouseHardy Building 101 (first floor), Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2019, 13:00-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

A new perspective on the role of public investment in sanitation and mortality decline in urban England 1870-1911

UserToke Aidt (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge), Romola Davenport (Cambridge Group) and Felix Grey (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 13:15-14:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

The Evolution of Financial Markets in the Early Modern Netherlands

UserOscar Gelderblom (Utrecht) and Joost Jonker (Amsterdam).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 17:00-19:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Occupational Structures in the Republic of Venice (1780–1790)

UserAndrea Caracausi (University of Padova) and Giulio Ongaro (Bicocca University Milan).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 13:15-14:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Relief Stocks in Early Modern Holland

UserJessica Dijkman, University of Utrecht.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 17:00-19:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

The famine that wasn't? 1799-1801 in Ireland

UserLiam Kennedy (Queen's University, Belfast) and Peter Solar (Free University, Brussels).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 13:15-14:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserMustafe, TBD, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 11 March 2019, 12:30-13:30

Centenary Lecture Series, Department of Geography

Stratigraphical discourse in the Anthropocene: towards a more critical geographical tradition

UserProfessor Stuart Lane, Faculté des géosciences et de l'environnement, Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Women, wellbeing and wildlife management areas in Tanzania

UserProfessor Katherine Homewood, Dept of Anthropology, UCL.

HouseHardy Building 101 (first floor), Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserEliska, Udayan, and Merel, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 04 March 2019, 12:30-13:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Assembling Conservation as Territoriality in Timor-Leste.

UserDr Alexander Cullen, Lecturer in Political Ecology, Geography Department, University of Cambridge..

HouseHardy Building 101 (first floor), Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

ERC Research Presentations, Department of Geography

ARCTIC CULT

UserDr Richard Powell, Department of Geography, Cambridge University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

The return of regional inequality: Europe from 1900 to today

UserNikolaus Wolf (Humboldt University Berlin).

HouseRoom 12, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 13:15-14:15

Centenary Lecture Series, Department of Geography

Bloody Geography: injured bodies and the spaces of modern war

UserProfessor Derek Gregory, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 17:00-18:00

Infrastructural Geographies - Department of Geography

City Seminar: Ariel Caine

UserAriel Caine, Goldsmiths University (Forensic Architecture).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2019, 17:30-19:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Climate change and water security in Africa

UserProfessor Declan Conway, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, The London School of Economics and Political Science.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 31 January 2019, 16:15-18:00

Medieval Economic and Social History Seminars

The medieval clothier

UserJohn Lee (Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York).

HouseWalters Room, Selwyn College.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

TBC

UserPoul Christoffersen (University of Cambridge).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Resilient Leadership: Place-Based Learning for Sustainable Transformation.

UserAjay Rastogi, Director of the Foundation for Contemplation of Nature based in Central Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India..

HouseHardy Building 101 (first floor), Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Deadly Truths and Lively Tensions: Saving Nature in the Era of Post-Truth and Platform Capitalism

UserBram Büscher, Professor and Chair of the Sociology of Development and Change group at Wageningen University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 December 2018, 13:00-14:00

ERC Research Presentations, Department of Geography

Rethinking Urban Nature

UserProfessor Matthew Gandy, Department of Geography, Cambridge University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Global Estimates of Marine Nitrogen Fixation based on a Non-Redfield Inverse Model

UserProf. Francois Primeau (University of California Irvine, USA).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 17:30-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Movers and stayers: populations, movement and measurement in historical demography

UserDr Eilidh Garrett (Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure).

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Inheritance law and the uniform civil code in India

Time and title to be confirmed. This talk will be held in conjunction with Cambridge University India Society (CUIS) and the Cambridge Society For Economic Pluralism (CSEP)

UserBina Agarwal, Professor of Development Economics and Environment University of Manchester.

HouseTo be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2018, 00:00-00:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Conflict management in northern Europe, 1350-1570

UserDr Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz (University of Amsterdam).

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Institutionalising environmental values and valuation into policy

UserDr Jacob Phelps, Lecturer in Tropical Environmental Change and Policy, Lancaster University.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

Brick and tile making in Athens, Greece, during 20th century

UserMichalis Bardanis (University of Ioannina, Greece).

HouseRoom 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 12:30-13:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Is sea level rise accelerating and what are the implications for coastal flooding?

UserDr Ivan Haigh, Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 16:15-18:00

Fieldwork Seminar: Methodologies in the 'field'

Archival Methods Forum

UserAnne Alexander (CRASSH), Sebastian Haug, Phil Howell, Francesca Moore, Nida Rehman & Sipke Shaughnessy.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 10:00-14:00

Centenary Lecture Series, Department of Geography

Border crossings: geographies of class, gender, mobility and migration

UserProfessor Linda McDowell, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bombarding with data? Drones, oil extraction and environmental justice in the Amazon

Note this talk will be held on a Wednesday, while ordinarily the Political Ecology talks are on a Tuesday.

UserMurat Arsel, Murat Arsel, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Re-thinking the boundaries of dendrochronology

UserProf. Ulf Buentgen (Department of Geography).

HouseCripps Auditorium, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 17:30-18:30

Climate and Environmental Dynamics - Department of Geography

Varves and tephras in the palaeoclimate record of the Dead Sea

UserDr Ina Neugebauer, GFZ Potsdam (Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge) .

HouseWilliam Hardy Building, Room 101, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The production of an urban post-political ecology: Or, is the apocalypse really such a good thing?

Note this talk is unusually on a Monday, thereafter unless otherwise specified, PE talks will be on a Tuesday 1-2pm. As this is the first session of term, there will be a short introduction at the beginning.

UserEarl Harper, University of Bristol.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building, Department of Geography.

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Divided Kingdom: inequalities in the UK since 1900

UserProfessor Pat Thane (King’s College London).

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 October 2018, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - other talks

Pigs, Politics and Petroleum: Development, disruptive politics and disjunctures in Papua New Guinea's extractive sector

UserProfessor Glenn Banks, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University, New Zealand.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockMonday 27 August 2018, 14:00-15:00

Biogeography and Biogeomorphology - Department of Geography

Tidal flat morphodynamics: Sediment sorting, self-weight consolidation and marsh distribution

UserDr Zeng Zhou, Associate Professor in Coastal Geomorphology, Hohai University, Nanjing, China.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 11 July 2018, 11:00-12:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

POLAR2018: Conversations and outcomes

UserMorgan Seag and Bryan Lintott (University of Cambridge).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 28 June 2018, 11:00-12:30

Biogeography and Biogeomorphology - Department of Geography

Lessons learnt from 100 years of coastal flooding in the UK

UserDr Ivan Haigh, Associate Professor in Coastal Oceanography, University of Southampton.

HouseDepartment of Geography, HB101.

ClockMonday 25 June 2018, 12:00-13:00

Quantitative History Seminar

160 years of occupational structure: Late Imperial China and its regions

Note change of date

UserCheng Yang (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2018, 16:00-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Transforming global “win-win” discourse

UserJosie Chambers, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Debtors’ schedules: a new source for understanding the economy in 18th-century England

UserTawny Paul, University of Exeter, and Jeremy Boulton, Newcastle University.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 17:00-19:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Urban livestock keeping in Hanoi: policies, risks and benefits

UserJohanna Lindahl, Intl. Livestock Research Institute, Uppsala University.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Geographies of Knowledge - Department of Geography

Space of Biodiversity Expertise

Geographies of Knowledge annual lecture

UserProfessor Esther Turnhout, Professor in Forest and Nature Conservation Policy, Wageningen University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockThursday 10 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Fieldwork Seminar: Methodologies in the 'field'

First year PhD Fieldwork Forum

UserIsabel Airas, Lander Bosch, Ed Bryan, Lucy Goodman, Debolina Majumder & Adam Searle.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 11:00-14:00

Infrastructural Geographies - Department of Geography

Game of Homes: The Financialisation of Housing

Seminar co-hosted by Development Studies and the Infrastructural Geography TRG

UserProf Manuel Aalbers.

HouseS1 Alison Richard Building.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2018, 12:15-13:45

Political Ecology Group meetings

The political ecology of voice (PEV) of oil company-community relations in Peru’s Loreto Region

UserAdrian Gonzalez, Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Record of abrupt changes of last climate cycle in European glacial dust deposits

UserDenis-Didier Rousseau - Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique & CERES-ERTI.

HouseBawden Room, West Court, Jesus College.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 17:30-18:30

Fieldwork Seminar: Methodologies in the 'field'

CANCELLED First year PhD student fieldwork seminar

Cancelled due to strike action

UserGeography PhD students.

HouseTBC (Department of Geography).

ClockTuesday 13 March 2018, 11:00-00:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modeling and understanding of Quaternary climate cycles

Normal time and place

UserAndrey Ganopolski, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - other talks

Greenland ice cores tell tales on past sea level changes

Distinguished International Visiting Fellow Lecture

UserProfessor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 17:00-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Religion, revelry and resistance in Jacobean Lancashire

UserDr Jonathan Healey, University of Oxford.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 17:00-19:00

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

The Anxiety of Ice: Visualizing Climate Change and Arctic Moving Images

UserAnna Stenport (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Scott MacKenzie (Queen's University, Kingston).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 11:30-12:30

Geographies of Knowledge - Department of Geography

The Cultural Functions of Climate

This talk is part of the Christ's climate series, found here: http://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/events/climate-seminar-3-1-feb-2018/

UserMike Hulme.

HousePlumb Auditorium, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:30-19:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Elite women and the agricultural landscape

UserDr Briony McDonagh, University of Hull.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:00-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

On the role of the Southern Ocean in modulating (past) climate variability

Please note different time/venue

UserSamuel Jaccard, University of Bern.

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:00-18:00

Infrastructural Geographies - Department of Geography

Infrastructural Geographies Launch event

UserCharlotte Lemanski (University of Cambridge).

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 15:00-17:00

Department of Geography - other talks

Racial banishment: Old and new forms of urban transformation in the United States

Distinguished International Visiting Fellow Lecture

UserProfessor Ananya Roy, The Institute on Inequality and Democracy, University of California, Los Angeles.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - other talks

Postcolonial theory and the project of urban studies

Distinguished International Visiting Fellow Seminar

UserProfessor Ananya Roy, The Institute on Inequality and Democracy, University of California, Los Angeles.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 16:15-17:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

The Open City: its ethics and its design

UserProfessor Richard Sennett, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Conservation by Algorithm

UserBill Adams, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Measuring landscape resilience: tephra, soil and spatial patterns

UserDr Richard Streeter, School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

What do conservationists believe about people, nature and markets?

UserChris Sandbrook, Department of Geography, University of CAmbridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Culture and Climate Change: experiments in collaboration and engagement

UserProfessor Joe Smith, Department of Geography, The Open University and Dr. Renata Tyszczuk, University of Sheffield, School of Architecture.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Scarce land, diverse livelihoods - Tracking 35 years of change in central Mali

UserProfessor Camilla Toulmin, Lancaster University and iied.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Climate and Environmental Dynamics - Department of Geography

Tree-rings and genetics

UserDr Alma Piermattei, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseRm 101, William Hardy Building, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Environmental and climatic effects of volcanic aerosol: past, present and future

UserDr Anya Schmidt, Department of Geography and Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Managing the global land resource

UserPete Smith, University of Aberdeen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Volcanic eruptions, climate and humans: How lessons from the past can help us to prepare for the future

UserMichael Sigl, Paul Scherrer Institut & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Under the Physical Geography Parasol: Climate and History

UserProfessor Christine Lane and Professor Ulf Büntgen, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 15:30-18:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Respectable banking: the search for stability in London’s money and credit markets since 1695

UserDr Anthony Hotson, Centre for Financial History and Darwin College.

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Composition of Wealth: Between Kinship Entitlements and Market Access

UserMargaret Lanzinger (Vienna) and Janine Maegraith (Cambridge).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 9.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 17:00-19:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Controls on the rapid drainage of supraglacial lakes

UserDr. Jerome A. Neufeld, Department of Earth Sciences & DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2017, 16:30-17:30

Polar Humanities and Social Sciences ECR Workshop

Antarctica in contemporary fiction

UserJohanna Grabow (Leipzig University and SPRI).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 11:30-12:30

Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography (CCHG) - Department of Geography

CCHG series: Political Geology Workshop

Please note the adjusted time - starting 10am

UserAndrew Barry (UCL), Nigel Clark (Lancaster).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 10:00-12:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Change and necessity: forest resilience and conservation for the 21st century

UserJonathan Spencer, Head of Planning & Environment Forest Enterprise Forestry Commission.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Societies, Markets, States - Department of Geography

Keeping while giving? Expectations of reciprocity among Arab donor states

UserInken Wiese, Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Konstanz.

HouseGeoraphy Department Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 16:15-17:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Saskia Sassen: Geographies of Expulsion

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserSaskia Sassen, Colombia University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Understanding consumer demand in the wildlife trade

UserAmy Hinsley, Oxford Martin School University of Oxford.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation and invasive species in freshwater ecosystems

UserDavid Aldridge, Department of Zoology University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Jason Dittmer: Geopolitics of the UK & the World

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserJason Dittmer, Professor of Political Geography, University College London.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Sex, eggs and videotape: techniques in threatened bird conservation

UserDebbie Pain Director of Conservation, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT).

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Critique of Punitive Reason

UserDidier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 17:00-18:45

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

The Public Presence of the Social Sciences

Distinguished Visitor lecture

UserDidier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2017, 16:15-18:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Nicholas Crane: Humans Shaping Britain

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserNicholas Crane, President, Royal Geographical Society.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modelling the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle: How sensitive are past climates?

UserPaul Valdes, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Pathological Lives: on the cosmopolitics of losing self-assurance

UserProfessor Steve Hinchliffe, Geography and College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 16:15-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Lessons from plants that don’t stay put: Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography (CCHG) - Department of Geography

Austerity Nostalgia

CCHG public lecture

UserOwen Hatherley, guest speaker.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Joe Smith: Climate Change in the Media

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserJoe Smith, Professor of Environment and Society, Open University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Divergences or varieties in European economic development?

UserChristof Jeggle (University of Würzburg).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 17:00-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphies from East African lakes

UserChristine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

UNESCO biosphere reserves: concept, challenges and opportunities

UserProfessor Martin Price, Perth College Chair of the UK MAB Committee Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development Director, Centre for Mountain Studies.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 17:00-18:00

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

tbc

UserDr Tim Brown, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building, Department of Geography.

ClockMonday 16 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Inequality and social mobility in medieval England

UserProfessor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Labouring in early modern London

UserDr Judy Stephenson, University of Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Surviving the 21st Century

UserMartin Rees, Partha Dasgupta, Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh and Bonnie Wintle, The Centre for Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge.

HouseBabbage Lecture Room - David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site. Pembroke Street. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3QZ GB.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Common Law and the origins of shareholder protection

UserProfessor John Turner, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

'Pressure from without': Karl Marx and the politics and economics of 1867

UserProfessor Gareth Stedman Jones, University of Cambridge and Queen Mary, London.

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 06 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Large CO2 emissions from pre-industrial land use change – Does the carbon budget add up?

UserBenjamin Stocker. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Slaves and slave ownership in Ottoman Bursa, 1460-1880

UserHülya Canbakal (Sabanci University, Istanbul) (with Alpay Filiztekin, Sabanci).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A formal subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch

UserMike Walker, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Anglo-American productivity differentials once again

UserMark Thomas (University of Virginia).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 25 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Commons and commodities: Struggles for hegemony in environmental governance

UserProfessor Erik Gomez-Baggethun (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU).

HouseRoom 206, Sir William Hardy Building.

ClockThursday 10 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Gene editing for conservation: a desirable future?

UserJasper Montana (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Knowledge, human capital and economic development: evidence from the British industrial revolution, 1750-1930

UserProfessor B. Zorina Khan (Bowdoin College, USA, and National Bureau of Economic Research).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

M. Phil Presentations II. Financial and Business History

UserLeslie Chang, Jacapo Satori, Ryan Ripamonti, Emiliano Travieso, and Aditya Basrur (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Plantations, Violence, and the Monopoly Form

UserProfessor Tania Murray Li, Professor of Anthropology, University of Toronto.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 17:00-19:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

M.Phil Presentations I. Economics, Politics and Policy

UserDaniel Allemann, Stephanie Ternullo, Rosa Hodgkin, Connor Lempriere, and Callum Easton (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserJessica Hope.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserAlbert Arhin (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - other talks

Mangrove loss & Ecosystem Services

UserDan Friess, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.

HouseHardy Building 101, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Managing tropical agriculture to minimise biodiversity loss

UserDavid Edwards, Dept. of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Revisiting Meiji Japan's economic miracle: the structural and regional dimensions of productivity growth (1874-1909)

UserDr Jean-Pascal Bassino (ENS Lyon), Dr Kyoji Fukao (IER, Hitotsubashi University) and Dr Tokihiko Settsu (Musashi University).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Science Policy and Expertise

UserRob Doubleday, Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - HCEP (Histories, Cultures, Environments and Politics) Research Seminars

Double-bill: Polar Representation in Museums

UserClaire Warrior (National Maritime Museum) and Charlotte Connelly (Polar Museum, SPRI).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 14:30-16:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Climate and Society: Examples of the climate impact on civilizations

UserSebastian Breitenbacher (Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:30-18:30

Economic and Social History Seminars

Global Economic Development and the Anthropocene

UserGareth Austin (Geneva/Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

To Be Confirmed

UserSunita Chaudhary.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Wildlife in the Anthropocene: conservation after nature

UserJamie Lorimer, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Using the Land-Ocean Transition to understand coastal landscapes

UserMark Bateman (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias: lessons from plants that don’t stay put

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité, Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Political Ecology of Invasive Species

UserChristian Kull (Extra Session!).

HouseSCR, St. Catherine's College .

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Ph.D. Presentation (1st Year Grad Forum)

UserKaren Wong (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Economic and Social History Seminars

British Demography, c.1850-c.2000. How and Why was Scotland Different?

Note this seminar will start at 5.30pm

UserMichael Anderson (Edinburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Commonness and conservation: should we bother about the rare stuff?

UserSandy Knapp, Life Science Plants Division, Natural History Museum.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Landscape Retreat and 'Jumping': Late Prehistoric Fenland Environmental Adaption/Response

UserChristopher Evans (Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Economic and Social History Seminars

Medieval English Peasants and Culture

UserPhillipp Schofield (Aberystwyth).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Public lecture: The fugitives - blackness as urban method

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Department Seminar: Urbanisation at the interface of the habitable and uninhabitable: on redescription and detachment

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Invasive alien species on islands: problems and solutions

UserAnthony Martin, South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project, South Georgia Heritage Trust and University of Dundee.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Magic Circle seminar group

Magic Circle Seminar 2014-2015

Userthe Magic Circle is taking a rest 2014-2015.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 11:00-13:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The last 1000 years in East Antarctica: insights from a new temperature proxy.

UserAnais Orsi, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette (France).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 4, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conflicts in conservation: hunting for solutions

UserSteve Redpath, Institute of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Aberdeen University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Regional Man-land Relationship in the Northern Chinese Frontier in History

Please note earlier start time of 12.10pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available at the start.

UserProfessor Deng Hui, Peking University .

HouseSeminar Room, Main Geography Department Building, Downing Place.

ClockMonday 13 July 2015, 12:10-13:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

All welcome - drinks reception to follow

UserDr Lauren Wilcox, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRoom SG1 (Ground floor), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Virtue and Virility: Images of Male Sexuality in Early Nineteenth-Century France

All welcome

UserDr Andrew Counter, Lecturer in 19th Century French Studies, King's College, London.

HouseRoom S1 (1st floor), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: a critical evaluation

UserDr. Sambuddha Misra (Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 3, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Railways and population: spatial interactions

Note: this seminar will start at 12.30pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.15pm.

UserEduard Alvarez (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain) and Professor Jordi Marti Henneberg (University of Lleida, Spain).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 12:30-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - other talks

Blizzard blowing again and considerable discomfort on board as usual

UserDr Ursula Rack, University of Canterbury.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Land Access Inequality and Education in Pre-industrial Spain

UserDr Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia (with Julio Martínez-Galarraga) (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Foundling Hospital Children and their Employment, c. 1750-1850: Some Preliminary Findings

We normally have dinner with the speaker afterwards. All welcome.

UserHelen Berry (Newcastle).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 17:00-19:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Marine terminating glaciers within Elmer/Ice: model and applications

NOTE: THIS TALK IS ON A THURSDAY

UserOlivier Gagliardini (Laboratoire de glaciologie et géophysique de l’environnement).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 19 March 2015, 16:30-17:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminist Tales of the Italian Resistance

All welcome

UserMs Beatrice Balfour, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge .

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 12:30-13:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserAlexandra Digby/Neil Gandhi (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet; landforms, sediments, dates and the BRITICE-CHRONO project

UserProf Chris D. Clark, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Neoliberalism and the environment revisited: The North American Free Trade Agreement and the US-Mexico border 20 years on

UserProfessor Diana Liverman Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge Regents Professor of Geography and Development and Co-Director of the Institute of the Environment University of Arizona.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 16:15-18:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserEllen Nye/Tim Rudnicki/Cheng Yang (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Marketing the Women Writer in Sixteenth-Century Italy

All welcome

UserDr Abigail Brundin, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New DNA approaches to understanding Late-Quaternary and recent biodiversity changes – potential and problems

UserProf Mary E. Edwards, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminism, Motherhood and Eugenics in pre-WWI Berlin; or: How to promote reform through literary writing?

All welcome

UserDr Godela Weiss-Sussex, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

'A New Kind of Wildness' - the Rite of Spring and Other Queer Journeys into the Wild

All welcome

UserProfessor Jack Halberstam, The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies .

HouseThe Main Lecture Theatre, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1 TP.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Penny-Pinching Pedagogy: desperately seeking the ‘authentic thrifter’

All welcome

UserDr Tracey Jensen, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sharing Responsibility for Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

All welcome

UserMs Alasia Nuti, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sex, Gender and Generation in Early Modern Medical Records

All welcome

UserDr Lauren Kassell, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Women’s work and structural change. Manufactures in 18th-century rural Spain

UserProfessor Carmen Sarasúa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Rites of Passage: sexual knowledge in Cate Shortland’s “Lore”, 2012

All welcome

UserProfessor Andrew Webber, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Women in Dark Times

Drinks Reception at 1830 - all welcome

UserProfessor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor.

HouseThe Palmerston Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 17:00-19:00

Economic and Social History Seminars

What was an organic economy?

UserProfessor Sir E.A. Wrigley (Cambridge).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Tracking marine turtles for conservation

UserProfessor Brendan Godley, University of Exeter.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Family Politics: Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival 1900-1950

All Welcome

UserProfessor Paul Ginsborg, Professor of Contemporary European History, University of Florence.

HouseThe Bateman Auditorium, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

The Politics of Conservation

UserBill Adams and Chris Sandbrook.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Economic and Social History Seminars

The aftermath of the demographic transition in the developed world

UserProfessor David Reher (Complutense University, Madrid).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Landscape scale conservation - a bird's eye view

UserDr Juliet Vickery, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The North American deglaciation: linking rapid climate change, ice sheet retreat and sea level rises

UserDr Lauren Gregoire (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserJudith Schleicher.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Men and Masculinities in International Relations Research

All welcome

UserProfessor Terrell Carver, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Changes in the Global Carbon Cycle over the last 800,000 years - an ice core perspective

UserProf Dr Hubertus Fischer (Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Economic and Social History Seminars

Trees, trade and textiles: tracing ecological dependency in British industry, c.1550-1750

Note change of venue: Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall

UserProfessor Paul Warde (East Anglia).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Magic Circle seminar group

xxx

Userxxx.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 10:00-12:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Feminism and the Abomination of Violence

All welcome

UserProfessor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

From the Pill to the Pen: an autobiography by Professor Carl Djerassi

All welcome

UserProfessor Carl Djerassi, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, Inventor of the Contraceptive Pill, Playwright.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 13:00-14:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Planetary Boundaries 2.0: the latest advancements on defining a safe operating space for humanity on Earth

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Top-down and bottom-up evidence for the early anthropogenic hypothesis

UserProf Bill Ruddiman (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, US).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion on Resilience

UserDr. Chris Sandbrook (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

'From individuals to populations to communities: Climate change impacts on birds'

UserDr James Pearce-Higgins, Director of Science, British Trust for Ornithology.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

Carrying Trade

Note change of start time: 12.30pm

UserCarolyn Dougherty (York).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Fracking the fjords: Earthquakes and glacial erosion, with some additional thoughts about stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

People should be aware that 7th July is Tour de France day, but we hope things will have become accessible by 5.00 pm.

UserProfessor Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geoscience, Penn State University, USA.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 July 2014, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bio-geo-graphy: landscape, dwelling and the political ecology of human-animal relations

UserDr. Maan Barua, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford .

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

Between comparison and singularity: architecture, Auroville and the aesthetic politics of urban Utopianism

Please note the time and venue: Seminar Room at 5pm.

UserDr Tariq Jazeel, Department of Geography, University College London.

HouseSeminar Room (Department of Geography, Downing Site).

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Conservation in a crowded place: people and forest on Mount Elgon, Uganda

Please note that this session will take place in a different room.

UserDr. Marieke Sassen, UNEP-WCMC.

HouseHB101.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

CANCELLED: Fluvio-centric Currents of River History: From the Mersey to the Po

We regret this seminar has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

UserProfessor Peter Coates, University of Bristol.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The political ecology of a customary conservation practice: understanding processes of translation and hybridisation

UserRiamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Climate Confusion: Lessons and Pitfalls in the Study of Climates Past

UserProfessor John Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Quaternary Science of the University of London, Gordon Manley Professor of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

System of Rice Intensification and the Shifting Dynamics of Gender and Labour

UserRegina Hansda, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Hybrid corn and endangered maize: historical perspectives on the conservation of plant genetic resources

UserDr Helen Curry; Department of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Urban political ecology of small towns in Africa and India

UserDr Tatiana Thieme, Dr Bhaskar Vira, Dr Emma Mawdsley and Dr Ivan Scales, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Cultures of Childlessness: current debates and past experiences, Germany 1900-2010

UserDr Christina Benninghaus, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The Politics of Thinking Big in Conservation

UserProfessor Bill Adams; Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bhaskar Vira presents (title to be confirmed)

UserDr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Mapping the Post-Oedipal Landscape in Feminist and Gender Studies

UserDr Victoria Browne, Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

No Going Back: The Scientific and Political Ethics of Ecological Novelty

Paul Robbins is an International Visiting Fellow in Geography.

UserProfessor Paul Robbins, International Fellow, from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Producing Eden: Can wildlife thrive beyond national parks in India?

Joint seminar, hosted with the Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS)

UserDr Paul Robbins; Department of Geography International Fellow & University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Paul Robbins leads an Early Career Researcher Seminar

UserProfessor Paul Robbins, International Fellow from University of Wisconsin-Madison..

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Behind Marx’s “hidden abode”: toward a gender-sensitive conception of capitalism

Free entrance. Drinks Reception will follow Lecture

UserProfessor Nancy Fraser, Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science at The New School for Social Research, New York.

HouseKeynes Hall, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Riamsara Kuyakanon Knapp will lead a discussion on Traditional Ecological Knowledge

UserRiamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Lilacs Out of the Dead Land: Alina Marazzi's home movies

All welcome

UserProfessor Emma Wilson, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Friend or foe? Making sense of social research and biodiversity conservation

UserDr Chris Sandbrook; UNEP-WCMC & Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Dark Snow in Greenland

UserJason Box (Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Biofuels and Marginal Lands: Interrogating the Land Use Change Impacts of Jatropha Promotion in South India

UserDr. Jenn Baka, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Good and Evil in Sexual Objectification: putting Kant to feminist work

All welcome

UserProfessor Rae Langton, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

At Home in a Diaspora City: Urban Domesticities and Domestic Urbanism

Co-hosted with the University's ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

UserProfessor Alison Blunt, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Michael Bravo leads a discussion on three articles by Paul Robbins

UserDr. Michael Bravo, Scott Polar Research Institute, Geography Department, University of Cambridge .

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The (moral) dilemmas of (conservation) research(ers?)

UserDr Bhaskar Vira; Director, Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI) and Department of Geography.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion on 'Environmental Humanities'

UserDr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Unravelling Long-term Ecosystem Dynamics in Central Asia Using Palaeoecology

UserProfessor Anson W. Mackay, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 16:15-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Benthic foraminiferal assemblages as proxies of paleoceanographic changes across Pleistocene glacial terminations in the NE Atlantic

CHANGE OF DATE: now on Wednesday Nov. 27th

UserDr. Patrick Grunert (U. of Graz, Austria).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Topic to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminism in Israel: Spotlight on the Israeli multicultural rifts

All welcome

UserProfessor Henriette Dahan Kalev, Gender Studies, Ben Gurion University, Israel and Senior Academic Visitor, St Antony's College, University of Oxford.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation of UK seabirds: a big issue or a done deal?

UserProf. Sarah Wanless, Seabird Ecologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, NERC.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Sex, Gender and Heteronormativity: Seeing 'Some Like it Hot' as a Heterosexual Dystopia

All welcome

UserProfessor Terrell Carver, Professor of Political Theory, University of Bristol.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College, CB5 8BL.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:30-18:30

Magic Circle seminar group

Translating Lord Krishna and the Prince of Wales into Arabic

UserAdeel Khan (Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue).

HousePiers Vitebsky's office, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 11:00-13:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion session: Urban political ecology of waste

UserDr. Tatiana Thieme, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Interglacials of the last 800,000 years

UserProf. Eric Wolff (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 17:00-18:30