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EMAPS Oxford Sprint: Climate Change Adaptation Projects
Students and researchers from across the University of Oxford are invited to come and join the Electronic Maps to Assist Public Science (EMAPS) team in investigating Local Adaptation projects in their third data 'sprint'. The EMAPS project brings together data scientists, designers, social scientists, programmers and coders from across Europe to explore how visualisation and mapping techniques can be used to provide new insights. SoGE, Oxford.
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Asia Pulp and Paper: sustainability strategy in a changing global landscape
Lee Henderson, Asia Pulp and Paper. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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Where is sovereignty?
Prof. John Agnew, Dept. of Geography, UCLA, and School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queen's University Belfast. Power, Space and Theory Seminar Series. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
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China's Water Future
This seminar will explore the current and potential future water situation in China, the response of China to these challenges drawing on global experiences, and risks to critical water infrastructure. Speakers include Prof. Li Yuanyuan, Ministry of Water Resources, PR China, Dr David Tickner, Chief Freshwater Advisor, WWF-UK, and Prof. Jim Hall, ECI, Oxford. Oxford Water Network Seminar. Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, Oxford.
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Is prevention better than cure in conservation?
Dr Hugh Possingham, Professor of Ecology, University of Queensland, and Chair of Conservation Decisions, Imperial College London. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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'Strangers on their own land': ideology, policy, and rational landscapes in the United States, 1825-1934
Dr Heather Winlow, School of Science, Society and Management, Bath Spa University. The Oxford Seminars in Cartography - 21st Annual Series. SoGE, Oxford.
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Complexity and the art of public policy: solving society's problems from the bottom up
Roland Kupers, Independent consultant on Complexity, Resilience and Energy Transition, and a Visiting Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford, and Eric Beinhocker, Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking's INET@Oxford research program at the Oxford Martin School. SSEE Public Lecture. H O Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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Department Open Day
The School of Geography and the Environment holds an annual Department Open Day with events and information provided for prospective undergraduate students. Booking is required as space is limited. SoGE, Oxford.
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Title to be confirmed
Dr Dunia H. Urrego, Lecturer in Physical Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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Title to be confirmed
Professor Francis Hallé, renowned French botanist and Botany Professor Emeritus of the University of Montpellier. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford.
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'New Food Frontiers' Symposium
A symposium on how food production, consumption and culture is restrained by, and transgresses, limits of various kinds, with academic presentations from 2-5pm and a tasting workshop from 5:30-7pm. Sponsored by the Technological Natures research cluster (SoGE) and Linacre College. Booking required as space is limited. The Tanner Room, Linacre College, Oxford.
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Future Automobility: Does the car have a sustainable and ethical future?
The colloquium is collaboratively organised through TSU, Aberdeen, Manchester and Leeds Universities and is open and suitable for all. The colloquium is heavily subsidised by Cumberland Lodge. Cumberland Lodge, Windsor. Booking required.
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Title to be confirmed
Professor E. J. Milner-Gulland, Professor in Conservation Science, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College, London. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford.

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