RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2016

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Thursday 01 Sep 2016

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Session 1 (09:00-10:40)
Session 2 (11:10-12:50)
Plenary & lunch (13:10-14:25)
Session 3 (14:40-16:20)
Session 4 (16:50-18:30)
Evening (18:45-20:00)




Session 1 (09:00-10:40)

Honouring Ray Hudson: reflecting on four decades of contribution to economic geography
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Fuller Geographies 2016 A nexus for thought and action on participatory geographies
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Beyond interdisciplinarity: Situating practice in the art-geography nexus (1): Situating practice: material and visual encounters in the art-geography nexus
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Eater-Eaten Material Formations In, Against, and Beyond Consumer Relationships
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New and Emerging Research in Historical Geography (1)
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Author meets critics: Fiona McConnell - Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile
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Ice, water, rock, sand, and silt: ‘Unearthing’ a Subterranean Geopolitics
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Geographies of housing (1): gentrification and community
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Reframing the Housing Question as Crisis?
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Nexus thinking and migration: locality, neoliberalism, and mobility
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Artistic Interventions: Artists as policy-makers in urban cultural policy
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Learning GIS: Establishing the Nexus Between Disciplines
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The Landscapes of Leisure & Tourism: the nexus of space, place and embodied experience (1)
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New and Emerging Rural Researchers
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Global talent and expatriate knowledge mobility in a multipolar world (1): Defining Talent
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Postgraduate Impacts – Thinking beyond the thesis
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Water Energy and Food Nexus: Dealing with a wicked problem? (1): WEF NEXUS Thinking: UK and International Perspectives
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Current and emerging research in transport (1): Sustainable transport, travel behaviour and demand
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Cities, Housing and Infrastructure: the politics of urban change (1): Housing and the politics of urban change in the Global South
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Access Denied: practices and politics of blocked fieldwork
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Deaf spaces, old and new: community, heritage sector, and academic approaches to deaf heritage spaces
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Scholar activism and the Fashion Revolution: ‘who made my clothes?’ (1): connecting producers and consumers
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Emerging themes and perspectives in addressing climate change research (1)
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Beyond the triad: exploring the drivers of domestic energy deprivation (1)
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Health Geographies
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VEXING THE NEXUS: FEMINIST INTERVENTIONS (1): Vexing the nexus: feminist interventions in nexus thinking
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Everyday geographies of ageing (1): (im)mobility, independence and ageing ‘well’
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Apps, mobiles and technologies: innovative methodologies in research with children, young people and families
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Feminist Struggles in Shifting Geopolitics
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Geographies of finance, capital and industry (1): financial products and services
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Critical Geographies of the Finance-Security Nexus (1): securing collective (financial) life
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Session 2 (11:10-12:50)

Progress in Human Geography Lecture: Trust – in Geography
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Participatory Geographies Research Group Celebration Event: ‘Responsibilities to research participants’
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Beyond interdisciplinarity: Situating practice in the art-geography nexus (2): Enacted cartographies: space, sense and memory in the art-geography nexus
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From political ecology to political technology in agrofood systems
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Areas, activities and their geo-temporal integration: Panel session
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Recent changes in geography and schools in the UK: overview and discussion
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TAGSCAPE: The Living Room
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Sustaining Economic Geography? The movement of economic geographers to business and management schools (UK)
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Geographies of housing (2): policy and crisis
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Geographies of loss, grief and carrying on: the nexus of death, diversity and resilience (1)
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Negotiating citizenship across (post)colonial borders
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Defining ‘access’ as the nexus of ‘energy access for all’ in the global South
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Methods for assessing resilience and vulnerability to natural hazards and disasters (1)
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The Landscapes of Leisure & Tourism: the nexus of space, place and embodied experience (2)
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Contested urban green spaces in the ‘austerity city’: Re-politicising the environment and commoning public spaces? (1): Funding and Management
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Transport geographies (1): planning and policy
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Global talent and expatriate knowledge mobility in a multipolar world (2): Moving global talent
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Cultural Geologies: Working with stone in the geological turn
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Water Energy and Food Nexus: Dealing with a wicked problem? (2): WEF NEXUS Thinking: Methods for addressing wicked problems
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Current and emerging research in transport (2): Active travel, governance and simulations
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Cities, Housing and Infrastructure: the politics of urban change (2): From housing to infrastructure delivery: the politics of urban change in the global South
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Nuclear Geographies (1): Splitting the Atom
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Geographies of human trafficking: navigating the traffic of migration, mobility and justice studies
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Parallel Institutions: models and realities, strategies and tactics, islands and archipelagos
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Scholar activism and the Fashion Revolution: ‘who made my clothes?’ (2): slow sustainable fashion in practice
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Emerging themes and perspectives in addressing climate change research (2)
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Beyond the triad: exploring the drivers of domestic energy deprivation (2)
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Translation and the geographies of similarity and difference
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VEXING THE NEXUS: FEMINIST INTERVENTIONS (2): Researching the ‘domestic nexus’
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Everyday geographies of ageing (2): pressing issues and future agendas
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Educating undergraduate geographers for/about/using the geographies of children and youth
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The Water-Gender-Violence Nexus in Disasters and Daily Lives
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Geographies of finance, capital and industry (2): markets, spaces and planning
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Critical Geographies of the Finance-Security Nexus (2): financial subjects of security
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Plenary & lunch (13:10-14:25)

Chair's plenary: The Ghost in the Nexus: Global Poverty and the Dilemmas of Development
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Participatory Geographies Research Group AGM
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Food Geographies Working Group AGM
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Historical Geography Research Group AGM
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Digital Geographies Working Group: Meeting to discuss the proposed new RGS-IBG group
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Economic Geography Research Group AGM
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Political Geography Research Group AGM
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Rural Geography Research Group AGM
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Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group AGM
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Planning and Environment Research Group AGM
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Space, Sexualities and Queer Research Group AGM
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Geography of Leisure and Tourism Research Group AGM
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Session 3 (14:40-16:20)

Author meets critics: Philippa Williams - Everyday Peace?: Politics, Citizenship and Muslim Lives in India
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Participatory Geographies: Academia and Activism
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Beyond interdisciplinarity: Situating practice in the art-geography nexus (3): Politics of collaboration: working the art-geography nexus as generative encounter
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Doing food research: method, transdisciplinarity and reflexivity (1): The Researcher’s Role: Innovative methods, participation and transdisciplinarity
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New and Emerging Research in Historical Geography (2)
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Urban Public Arts and Collaborative Production: Revisiting the Role of Universities in the Triple Helix
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Vertical Horizons Film Screening
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Housing and the Politics of Vulnerability (1)
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Geographies of loss, grief and carrying on: the nexus of death, diversity and resilience (2)
Thursday 14:40-16:20         Click for session details

Investigating the migration/citizenship nexus: a ‘geographies of democracy’ approach (1)
Thursday 14:40-16:20         Click for session details

Theorizing the Migration Industries (1)
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Methods for assessing resilience and vulnerability to natural hazards and disasters (2)
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The Landscapes of Leisure & Tourism: the nexus of space, place and embodied experience (3)
Thursday 14:40-16:20         Click for session details

Contested urban green spaces in the ‘austerity city’: Re-politicising the environment and commoning public spaces? (2): Planning and Governance
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Geographies of public and shared space: urban aesthetics and environmental justice
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The City-Hinterland Nexus in Global Context: The dynamics of rural-urban connections in different global contexts (1)
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Precarious and contested spaces
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Water Energy and Food Nexus: Dealing with a wicked problem? (3): WEF NEXUS Thinking: Views from different scales and perspectives
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Smart specialisation and regional policy in the EU: fresh thinking or old wine in new bottles? (1)
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Cities, Housing and Infrastructure: the politics of urban change (3): The politics of accessing infrastructure: urban governance and citizen mobilisation
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Nuclear Geographies (2): Populations, Societies and Communities
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Social Struggles and Revolts in Mediterranean Cities: urban commons and the right to the city (1): urban commons in the era of crisis
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Resisting equalities and civil rights: Gender and Sexuality (1)
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Scholar activism and the Fashion Revolution: ‘who made my clothes?’ (3): engaging publics
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Finance and Market Ideology: Interrogating the Financialization/Neoliberalism Nexus in Economic Geography and beyond (1)
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Hydrosocial or socio-hydro? Cross-disciplinary discussions on Deltas as nexus of social, technical and physical systems (1): concepts and application
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Philosophical approaches to place and space
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Nexus Thinking in an Energised Rural Geography (1)
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Creative & Poetic approaches to Pedagogy & Research in Outdoor Spaces
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Interdependent Mobilities in Infrastructure Networks
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Transport geographies (2): everyday mobilities and modernity
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Water access and redistribution (1): gender, sanitation and domestic access
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Deaf spaces of Victorian London – a walking tour
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Session 4 (16:50-18:30)

Authors meet critics: Planetary gentrification
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Responding to responsibility: Critically exploring the spatialities of geographies of responsibility
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John Urry (1946-2016): A Remembrance and Book Launch
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Doing food research: method, transdisciplinarity and reflexivity (2): The Researcher’s Role: Ethics, reflexivity and positionality
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New and Emerging Research in Historical Geography (3)
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Hoyle Lecture: Evolving Geographies of Transport in the City: Towards Nexus Thinking
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Housing and the Politics of Vulnerability (2)
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Geographies of loss, grief and carrying on: the nexus of death, diversity and resilience (3)
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Investigating the migration/citizenship nexus: a ‘geographies of democracy’ approach (2)
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Theorizing the Migration Industries (2)
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Methods for assessing resilience and vulnerability to natural hazards and disasters (3)
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Be constructive! Situating sustainability research at the nexus of positivism and reflective positionality
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Contested urban green spaces in the ‘austerity city’: Re-politicising the environment and commoning public spaces? (3): Urban gardens and commons?
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Geographies of resource extraction, protest and conflict
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The City-Hinterland Nexus in Global Context: The dynamics of rural-urban connections in different global contexts (2)
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Energy geographies
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Smart specialisation and regional policy in the EU: fresh thinking or old wine in new bottles? (2)
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Consultants, Urban Governance and the Politics of Expertise
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Nuclear Geographies (3): Babushkas of Chernobyl Film Screening and Discussion
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Social Struggles and Revolts in Mediterranean Cities: urban commons and the right to the city (2): the right to the city in crisis era
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Resisting equalities and civil rights: Gender and Sexuality (2)
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Geopolitics and geopower: rethinking the links between space and life in the anthropocene
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Finance and Market Ideology: Interrogating the Financialization/Neoliberalism Nexus in Economic Geography and beyond (2)
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Hydrosocial or socio-hydro? Cross-disciplinary discussions on Deltas as nexus of social, technical and physical systems (2): focus on deltas
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Work, Migration and Volunteering beyond the ‘West’
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Historical geographies of conservation
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Nexus Thinking in an Energised Rural Geography (2)
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Playfully being outdoors: research, pedagogy and practice
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Greenspace Justice for Health and Wellbeing
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Water access and redistribution (2): policy, goverance and scarcity
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Evening (18:45-20:00)

Conference dinner and reception
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John Urry (1946-2016): A Remembrance and Book Launch Reception
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Hoyle Drinks Reception
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Planetary Gentrification Drinks Reception
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