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, 4.20pm - 5.30pm on Tuesdays unless indicated otherwise below. For further information contact Dr Andrew Currah or Dr Richard Bailey.

Week 1: Tuesday 9 October 2007

No seminar.

Week 2: Tuesday 16 October 2007

Place, Practice and Persistence at Maxwell Street, Chicago.

Tim Cresswell, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Week 3: Tuesday 23 October 2007

State, Science and the Skies: The Governmentalization of Air Pollution in Britain, 1926-1971.

Mark Whitehead, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Week 4: Tuesday 30 October 2007

Modalities of Utopia in Stalinist Landscape Art.

Mark Bassin, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham.

Week 5: Tuesday 6 November 2007

Supervolcanoes and eruptions that shook the world: large historic and prehistoric eruptions and their impacts on environment, climate and society.

Dr Clive Oppenheimer, University of Cambridge.

Week 6: Tuesday 13 November 2007

Human evolution in the Garden of Eden?

Prof. Mark Maslin, UCL.

Week 7: Tuesday 20 November 2007

Serious soil erosion around Midhurst, West Sussex, 2006-07: analysis and challenges.

Dr John Boardman, OUCE

Week 8: Tuesday 27 November 2007

Rapid thermohaline circulation shutdown in the last glacial and it's effects on global carbon cycling.

Dr Joy Singarayer, University of Bristol.