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School of Geography and the Environment Review 2013/14

SoGE Annual Review 2013/14

We are delighted to present our first Annual Review of activities which highlights our research, activities and achievements over the last academic year.
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Geographies of 'Area': Politics, places and disciplines
Linking across political geography, historical geography, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, International Relations and Area Studies, this one-day workshop offers a set of substantive papers from a group of leading interdisciplinary experts on different geographical regions. J Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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After Behrmann: Three short tales of self-reinforcement
Prof. Tim Ingold, Dept of Anthropology, Aberdeen. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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Retracing the lines between mapping and geopolitics in Andean Latin America
Dr Joe Gerlach, SoGE and Jesus College, Oxford. The Oxford Seminars in Cartography - 22nd Annual Series. SoGE, Oxford.
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Geopower: Genealogy after life
Dr Kathryn Yusoff, School of Geography, Queen Mary, London. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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2nd SoGE Annual Lecture
"Are we bigger than the biosphere? An ecologist's examination of our human dominated planet." Professor Yadvinder Malhi. From 7 pm at the Royal Geographical Society, London. Booking opens in December
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Cartographies of the Anthropocene: Considering jellyfish, reconsidering the bio/geo divide
Dr Elizabeth Johnson, Geography, Exeter. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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Anthropocene: Geo-politics as if earth matters?
Prof. Sarah Whatmore, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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3rd Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert Conference
The 3rd Oxford Interdisciplinary Desert conference provides a forum for researchers and those interested in desert and dryland environments and societies to present, discuss and debate dryland themes and research.
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The Anthropocene and the thought of our extinction
Prof. Jane Bennett, Dept. of Political Science, Johns Hopkins. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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Making bubbles with chytrids
Dr Eben Kirksey, Environmental Humanities, UNSW, Sydney. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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Mapping Economies in Transformation - Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography
The School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford invites geographers, regional scientists, policy makers and researchers of related disciplines to participate in the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography to be held in Oxford on 19-22 August, 2015.

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In addition to world leading education and research in the School, we host three internationally recognised research centres and lead cross-university initiatives and collaborative networks.

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    The ECI is an interdisciplinary institute for research on the complex processes of global environmental change, the exploration of sustainable solutions, and the promotion of change for the better through partnership and education. Find out more

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    Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

    The SSEE is enabling business and governments to address the global energy, environment and sustainable development challenges of the 21st century. Find out more

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    Transport Studies Unit

    The Transport Studies Unit seeks to advance innovative approaches to the study of 'transport futures' over time and space. Find out more

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  • Oxford Networks for the Environment

    Oxford Networks for the Environment

    The Oxford Networks for the Environment mobilise the University's expertise to find solutions to the complex, converging challenges of energy, water, food security, climate change, and threats to biodiversity. Find out more