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Seminars for 2012-13

DateSeminar Details  
Thu 25 Oct 2012

Dr. John Knight (Anthropology, QUB): Flipping monkeys: how a farm pest was turned into a tourist resource in postwar Japan
Chair: Prof. Steve Royle

Thu 29 Nov 2012
Room OG006, Elmwood Building

Dr. Richard Powell (Oxford): The geographical eye? Instrumentation, interpretation and the morphology of the Lomonosov Ridge
Chair: Dr Diarmid Finnegan

Thu 6 Dec 2012

Dr. Ruth Craggs (Hull): Postcolonial Geography, the Commonwealth, and the spaces of decolonisation
Chair: Dr. Carl Griffin

Thu 28th Feb 2013

Professor Alan Lester, University of Sussex, ‘Indigenous Engagements with Humanitarian Governance: The Port Phillip Protectorate of Aborigines and ‘Humanitarian Space’
Chair: Prof. David Livingstone

Thu 7 March 2013@1pm
Room OG006
Refreshments beforehand in 01-009 of the Elmwood Building

Dr. John Meehan, University of Regina, Canada, ‘Flags, Loyalists and Nationalists: The Canadian Experience’ (The Eaton Lecture, Centre for Canadian Studies, co-sponsored by SSC)
Chair: Prof. Steve Royle

Co-sponsors QUB Centre of Canadian Studies and the Society, Space and Culture Cluster of the School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology. Supported by the Eaton Foundation

Thu 14th March 2013@12pm

Dr. Hilary Geoghegan, UCL, ‘Harnessing Enthusiasm: understanding what motivates and sustains citizen participation in science’
Chair: Dr. Carl Griffin

Thu 25th April 2013

Professor Harriet Ritvo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and SSC Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 'Achieving Endangerment: Breeds, Species, and Degrees of Difference'
Chair: Dr. Nuala Johnson

Thu 16th May 2013

Dr. Al James, Queen Mary, ‘“Economic” Geography – “Development” Geography Trading Zone: Experiments in Teaching and Research in India's New Economy’
Chair: Dr. Satish Kumar


SSC Seminars usually take place 1pm-2pm in Room 01-009, Elmwood Building - All welcome

For more information on this series contact:

Dr Carl Griffin
Phone: +44 (0)28 90 973394
Email: carl.griffin@qub.ac.uk