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 the A J Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, 4.30-6pm on Tuesdays, unless indicated otherwise below. For further information please contact Dr Andrew Currah or Dr Giles Wiggs

Week 1: 4.30pm, Tuesday 13 October 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

What will it actually take to avoid two degrees of warming, and will they be talking about this in Copenhagen?

Dr Myles Allen, Climate Dynamics Group (climateprediction.net), Dept. of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Oxford.

Week 2: 4.30pm, Tuesday 20 October 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

No lecture.

Week 3: 4.30pm, Tuesday 27 October 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

The Challenges of Interviewing Elites.

Dr Will Harvey, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Week 4: 4.30pm, Tuesday 03 November 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Adaptation in socio-ecological systems: taking the long view.

Prof. John Dearing, Department of Geography, University of Southampton.

Week 5: 4.30pm, Tuesday 10 November 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Ethical Consumption and the Online Peer Production of Transparency.

Dr Mark Graham, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford.

Week 6: 4.30pm, Tuesday 17 November 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Celebrity and the Environment.

Dr Dan Brockington, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester.

Week 7: 4.30pm, Tuesday 24 November 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Results from the Lake Malawi Drilling Project: A 150,000-year record of aridity and temperature from the East African tropics.

Prof. Thomas Johnson, Large Lakes Observatory, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Minnesota.

Week 8: 4.30pm, Tuesday 1 December 2009, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE

Subglacial Floods.

Prof. Andrew Fowler, Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, University of Oxford.