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Seminar
'Let's go global!' - circulating 'Samsø' globally
Irina Papazu, Goldsmiths Centre for Invention and Social Process and University of Copenhagen. Counting Differently - Science and Technology Studies Seminars. Seminar Room B, SoGE, Oxford.
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The interface envelope: Gaming, power and space-time
Dr James Ash, Newcastle University. Gaming and Games, Technological Natures Seminars. SoGE, Oxford.
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Ethical self-formation among behavioural ecologists
Dr Matei Candea, Anthropology, Cambridge. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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The politics of the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report process and its significance for forests
Dr Deborah S Davenport, Specialist in International Forest and Climate Change Politics, Visiting Half-time Lecturer, Political Science Department, Georgia State University. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. H O Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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How an algorithm shook Cold War economics
Jérémy Grosman, Université de Namur, Belgium. Counting Differently - Science and Technology Studies Seminars. Seminar Room B, SoGE, Oxford.
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Cleaning the Ganges
Sanmit Ahuja, CEO of ETI Dynamics and founder of the India Water Innovation Park. Oxford Water Network Seminars. Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College, Oxford.
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Urban Futures: Growing A Garden City for Smarter Growth - a transport workshop to model and learn from Oxfordshire
The event is to involve academics from Oxford universities, local representatives from the County Council, civic societies and business personnel. Keble College, Oxford.
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REDD+ progress and performance in Brazil: institutions, actors and power
Maria Fernanda Gebara. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. H O Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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Ludic geopolitics: Children's play, war toys and re-enchantment with the British Military
Dr Sean Carter, University of Exeter. Gaming and Games, Technological Natures Seminars. SoGE, Oxford.
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The unwelcome crows: Hospitality in the Anthropocene
Dr Thom van Dooren, Environmental Humanities, UNSW, Sydney. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Eco-Justice
Professor Cecile Renouard, Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation (IRENE), ESSEC Business School, Paris. Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment Seminar. H O Beckitt Room, SoGE, Oxford. Booking required
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Governance and Grief in the Anthropocene: the case of invasive Gamba grass in northern Australia
Professor Lesley Head, Professor of Geography and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, University of Wollongong, Australia. Technological Natures Research Cluster Seminar. J Gottman Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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An ecological history of the New Forest; lessons in forest change and continuity
Jonathan Spencer, Forest Planning and Environment Manager, Forest Enterprise, Forestry Commission England. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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Africa, Dams and Development
A panel discussion organised by the Oxford Water Network. Moderated by Dr Rob Hope. Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, Oxford. Booking required.
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Measuring levels of forest dependence: a key data precursor for REDD+ and Alternative Livelihoods projects
Gill Shepherd, Visiting Senior Fellow, International Development Department, LSE/Special Adviser Ecosystems and Landscapes, Commission on Ecosystem Management, IUCN. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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Guest Lecture with Michael Liebreich - Founder and Chairman of Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Michael Liebreich, Founder and Chairman of Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment Guest Lecture. Milner Hall, Rhodes House, Oxford. This lecture will be followed by a drinks reception at 6pm. Booking required
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Living with Floods and Droughts: Adapting to Hydro-Climatic Extremes
A panel discussion organised by the Oxford Water Network. Moderated by Dr Simon Dadson. H O Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford. Booking required.
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Place annihilation, subterranean play and the Bonn Republic's compulsion to repeat
Dr Ian Klinke, SoGE, Oxford. Gaming and Games, Technological Natures Seminars. SoGE, Oxford.
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The wild indoors: Biotechnological life after containment
Dr Javier Lezaun, INSiS, Anthropology, Oxford. Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series. TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Banbury Rd, Oxford. Booking required.
Course
Global Challenges in Transport: Health, Wellbeing and Urban Mobility
The University's innovative short-course programme in sustainable transport - Global Challenges in Transport - run by the TSU.
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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.
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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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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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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.
Event
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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