Please Note: This seminar series has finished. For information on our current seminar series please see our Seminar Series webpage.

All seminars will be held in the A J Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, 4.30-5:45pm on Tuesdays, unless indicated otherwise below. For further information please contact

Week 1: 4.30pm, Tuesday 19 January 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Socio-spatial theory.

Dr J.D. Dewsbury, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Bristol.

Week 2: 4.30pm, Tuesday 26 January 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Counter cartographies collective.

Ms Liz Mason-Deese, PhD Student, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA); Counter Cartographies Collective at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Week 3: 4.30pm, Tuesday 2 February 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Cities and climate change: Research and policy advocacy.

Prof. David Simon, Head of the Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Week 4: 4.30pm, Tuesday 9 February 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Low impact development in the city.

Dr Jenny Pickerill, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Leicester, and Dr Larch Maxey, Lecturer, Swansea University.

Week 5: 4.30pm, Tuesday 16 February 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Neoliberalism and the urban poor: A view from Latin America.

Prof. Alan Gilbert, Department of Geography, University College London.

Week 6: 4.30pm, Tuesday 23 February 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

GIS and the new urban environment: How big can cities get?

Prof. Michael Batty, Bartlett Professor of Planning at University College London and Director of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA).

Week 7: 4.30pm, Tuesday 2 March 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Indigenous migration and fieldwork issues on environmental policies.

Dr Laura Rival, University Lecturer in Anthropology and Development, University of Oxford.

Week 8: 4.30pm, Tuesday 9 March 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Dar es Salaam and the impact on forest condition, biodiversity and carbon storage.

Prof. Neil Burgess, Professor of Conservation Science at University of Copenhagen and Senior Conservation Scientist at World Wildlife Fund.

Week 8: 4.30pm, Thursday 11 March 2010, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Expanding South Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories of Canada.

Dr Derek Ford, Professor Emeritus, Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University.