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 Board Room, OUCE, on Tuesdays from 4.30-5.30pm unless indicated otherwise below. There will be wine and snacks in the common room after the 4pm seminars. For further information contact Dr Andrew Barry (weeks 1-4) or Dr Heather Viles (weeks 5-8).

Week 1: Tuesday 10 October 2006

The Status of the Trace: Governmentality and the body in the age of biosurveillance.

Bronwyn Parry, Department of Geography, QMW.

Week 1: Thursday 12 October 2006 12-1.30pm - Technologies of Politics and Ecology Seminar

Foucault, Territory, Europe: Reflections on Sécurité, Territoire, Population.

Graham Burchell, OUCE.

Week 2: Tuesday 17 October 2006

Globalisation: An Epistemological Issue for the Social Sciences.

Jacques Lévy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and the Chôros Laboratory, Institute of Territorial Development.

Week 3: Tuesday 24 October 2006

Sites of Sound: Recording Studios, Networks of Creativity and the Musical Economy.

Andrew Leyshon, Department of Geography, University of Nottingham.

Week 4: Tuesday 31 October 2006

On Scarcity, Equity and Transparency: Ethnographic Encounters with the Moral Economy of Water.

Paul Trawick, Institute of Water and Environment, Cranfield University.

Week 5: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Assessing the rate of past ocean circulation.

Gideon Henderson, Earth Sciences, University of Oxford.

Week 6: Tuesday 14 November 2006

Landscape Response to Changing Climate.

Simon Dadson, CEH Wallingford.

Week 7: Tuesday 21 November 2006

Carbon dynamics: a space for geomorphology in earth system science?

Tim Quine, Department of Geography, University of Exeter.

Week 8: Tuesday 28 November 2006 12-1.30pm - Technologies of Politics and Ecology Seminar

Presence of the Gift.

Ann Game, School of Sociology and Anthropology, University of New South Wales.

Week 8: Tuesday 28 November 2006

Wetlands in drylands: Key geomorphological and sedimentological characteristics, with emphasis on southern African examples.

Stephen Tooth, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.