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 Boardroom, OUCE, 4.30pm - 6pm on Tuesdays unless indicated otherwise below. For further information contact Susannah Sallu, Antony Millner, and Michelle Buckley.

Week 1: Tuesday 24 April 2007 MSc Room 2

Adjusting to flooding, here and elsewhere: institutional change and adaptive capacity in Mexico.

Dr Hallie Eakin, Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Week 2: Tuesday 1 May 2007

Family types and the persistence of regional disparities in Europe.

Prof. Andres Rodríguez-Pose, Professor of Economics, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics.

Week 3: Tuesday 8 May 2007 MSc Room 1

Efficacy in conservation, comparison of landscape and community-based conservation in Tanzania.

Corbett Bishop, Professional Guide and Conservationist, Corbett Bishop Safaris.

Week 4: Tuesday 15 May 2007

Iconic architecture and capitalist globalization.

Prof. Leslie Sklair, Department of Sociology and the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, London School of Economics.

Week 5: Tuesday 22 May 2007

Environmental governance through information.

Prof. Arthur Mol, Chair of Environmental Policy Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University.

Week 6: Tuesday 29 May 2007 MSc Room 2

To be announced.

Dr Adrian Parker, Head of Department, School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University.

Week 7: Tuesday 5 June 2007

'Where rivers flow uphill': unravelling drainage evolution in the Kalahari Desert using Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission data.

Dr David Nash, Reader in Physical Geography, School of Environment, University of Brighton.

Week 8: Tuesday 12 June 2007

The hidden harvest: Cannabis sativa and livelihood security in rural Lesotho.

Julian Bloomer, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin.