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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

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 Workshops 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 Workshops 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 Workshops 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

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

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

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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

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