Research Seminars

Research Seminars Academic Year 2017/18

King’s College London: Human Geography Seminar Series

Bringing together the interests and expertise of the Contested Development, Risk and Society and Urban Futures Research Domains and the King’s Climate and King’s Water Activity Hubs to explore new frontiers in research and policy on human-environment interactions.

All seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 16.30-18.00 in the Pyramid Room (K4U.04) of the King’s Building, King’s College London, unless otherwise stated. A drinks reception will follow.

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Spring 2018 Seminar Series

Wednesday 17 January A Legal History from Below? Representations and counter-representations of value

Dr. Brenna Bhandar, SOAS University of London

Wednesday 24 January Stories From the Frontlines: De-colonising the disaster-conflict space

Dr. Ayesha Siddiqi, Royal Holloway, University of London

Wednesday 31 January Encountering Europe Otherwise: On the road with postcolonial travellers

Professor Uma Kothari, University of Manchester

Wednesday 7 February Infrastructures of Internationalism: Race, gender and nation in the memoirs of Punjabi communist seafarer

Dr. Majed Akhter, King’s College London

Wednesday 14 February The Communal Land Reform in Namibia: Individualisation of land tenure as a means of nation building

Professor Olivier Graefe, University of Fribourg

Wednesday 21 February Reading Week
Wednesday 28 February Radical Technologies: The design of everyday life

Adam Greenfield, Urbanscale

*Seminar cancelled due to strike*

Wednesday 7 March The Urban Data Revolution

Dr. Dani Arribas-Bel, University of Liverpool

*Seminar cancelled due to strike*

Wednesday 14 March The Science and Art of Scientific Advice

Professor James Wilsdon, University of Sheffield

*Seminar cancelled due to strike*

Wednesday 21 March Thinking Transnationally About Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG): Perspectives from Brazilian women in London

Professor Cathy McIlwaine, King’s College London 

Wednesday 28 March The Fun Palace and the Future City: Situating visions of a transient architecture for radical participation

Dr. Luke Dickens, King’s College London

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