Events

Fall 2020 Upcoming Colloquia

Wednesdays, Zoom, 12.00-1.30pm or 3:30-5:00pm 

 

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Sep 23
3.30pm
Rob Dull, Cal Lutheran University
 The Ghost of Ellsworth Huntington: How a Volcano in El Salvador Could Have Changed the World.
Sep 30
3.30pm
Sage Ponder, Florida State University
“Cuando Colón baje el dedo”: infrastructural repair and social reproduction in the time of financialization
Oct 7
3.30pm
Manu Karuka, Barnard College
 Empire's Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad
Oct 14
3.30pm
Hilary Faxon, UC Berkeley
 Welcome to the Digital Village: online practices and agrarian change in Myanmar
Oct 20
(Tue)
9-11am
Matthew Shutzer, UC Berkeley
Law, Capital, and Subterranean Property in India’s Energy Frontier, 1870 – 1975 (more info)
Oct 21
Postponed
Rebecca Lave, Indiana University
 Bridging the gap: Integrating critical human and physical geography in practice
Oct 28
3.30pm
Kristen Wilson, The Nature Conservancy
Planning Forest Management to Increase Socio-Ecological Resilience to Fire, Drought, Beetles, and Climate Change in the Central Sierra Nevada: Tahoe Central Sierra Initiative
Nov 4
12pm
Loretta Lees, University of Leicester
Beverley’s Story: survivability on one of London’s newest gentrification frontiers
Nov 4 - 5
9-11am
Post Imperial Oceanics Conference
For more information, click here.
Nov 11
12pm
Jason Hackworth, University of Toronto
"Manufacturing Decline: The economic consequences of anti-Black reaction in the American Midwest"
Nov 16
(Mon)
12:30pm
Xiaowei Wang, UC Berkeley
Commons Conversation — Xiaowei Wang and An Xiao Mina, "Blockchain Chicken Farm and Grass Mud Horses" (more info)
Nov 18
12pm
Laura Lo Presti, Università degli Studi di Padova
On the Migritude of Maps: tracing connections between mapping and the European migrant crisis
Dec 2
3.30pm
Sayd Randle, UC Berkeley
Holding Water for the City: Emergent Geographies of Storage and the Urbanization of Nature
Dec 9
3.30pm
Luis Alvarez Léon, Dartmouth University
Spatial reflections on the construction of an autonomous vehicle market