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Geography Colloquium Series

 

COLLOQUIUM SERIES

Fall 2014 - Winter 2015

 Convenor: Alison Bain

abain@yorku.ca

(Unless otherwise noted, colloquia are held at 11.30am in Ross N120 and are preceded by the departmental coffee morning in the Geography Lounge at 10.30am)

 

9 September             

“The social lives of organic in Asia/Thailand”

Dr. Peter Vandergeest, Department of Geography, York University

 

16 September

“The new urban inequality:  housing bubbles, financialization, and rising indebtedness in Canadian cities”

Dr. Alan Walks, Department of Geography, University of Toronto

 

23 September

“International migration of health professionals and the marketization and privatization of health education in India: from push-pull to global political economy”

Dr. Margaret Walton-Roberts, Department of Geography, Wilfred Laurier University

 

30 September

“Making space for peace:  international protective accompaniment in Colombia and beyond”

Dr. Sara Koopman, Department of Geography, York University

 

7 October

“Extreme weather:  why we must adapt”

Dr. Blair Feltmate, Faculty of the Environment, University of Waterloo

 

14 October

Student presentations:  Kenneth (PhD), Dacia (PhD), and Cindy (MA)

 

21 October

“Public space and migrant memories:  erasing diversity through urban redevelopment in France”

Dr. Roza Tchoukaleyska, CITY Institute, York University

 

28 October

“Arctic lakes as sentinels of environmental change”

Dr. Andrew Medeiros, Department of Geography, York University

Co-Curricular Days (Oct. 29-Nov. 2)

 

4 November with CITY

“Location matters:  mapping Iranian women in Tehran’s public spaces using qualitative GIS”

Dr. Nazgol Bagheri, Department of Political Science and Geography, University of Texas at San Antonio

 

11 November

“Animal bodies and performativity:  exploring the lives of donkeys in Botswana”

Dr. Alice Hovorka, Department of Geography, University of Guelph

 

18 November

“Reading between the lines:  using sediment records to reconstruct geomorphic processes in dynamic landscapes”

Dr. Jaclyn Cockburn, Department of Geography, University of Guelph

 

25 November

“Peace begins at home”:  post-war development in northern Uganda”

Dr. Nicole Laliberte, Department of Geography, University of Toronto

 

2 December

“Lake ice and climate interactions:  monitoring the present and modeling the future”

Dr. Laura Brown, Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Mississauga

Christmas/New Year's Break (Dec. 24 - Jan. 1)

 

6 January

Dr. Daniel Lachat, Department of Geography, York University

 

13 January

Dr. Amrita Daniere, Department of Geography, University of Toronto

 

20 January

“Reflections on the challenges and opportunities of being an economic geographer”

Dr. Melanie Fasche, University of Toronto, Rotmann School of Management

 

27 January

Dr. Laam Hae, Department of Political Science, York University

 

3 February

Alumni Speaker

Dr. Philip Marsh, Department of Geography, Wilfred Laurier University

 

10 February

“Queer time and global city space:  sexual tensions in postcolonial Singapore”

Dr. Natalie Oswin, Department of Geography, McGill University

Winter Term Reading Week (Feb. 14-20)