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Research Seminars, Guest Lecturers and Distinguished International Lecturer Series.

 

2018 Postgraduate Symposium

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Speaker Title of Talk Time
Gráinne Maedhbh Nic Lochlainn Geographies of community group digital contention in post-financial crisis Ireland. 10.00am
Eladius Mutunzi The examination of sustainable development through economic and ecological models. Case study: Kagera region in Tanzania. 10.30am
Sara Benceković  Finance and financialisation in the context of European semi-periphery: West-European bank strategies in Croatia.
11.00am
Coffee   11.30am
Monika Rut Assessing the Practice and Sustainability Potential of ICT Mediated Food Sharing. 12.00am
Jamie Rohu Contested Spaces: Political ecologies of Irish bogland. 12.30pm
Jennifer Murphy

ReMarFood: Redefining waste as a resource when increasing marine food production.

13.00pm

Thursday 29th March 2018

Speaker Title of Talk Time

Nivelton Alves

‘Little Brazil’: A case study of Labour Migration and Settlement in Gort, County Galway, Ireland.

9.30am

Maria Teresa Guerra

Contribution of Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) to marine carbonate biogeochemistry of western Irish coastal water.

10.00am
Coffee
10.30am

Maxime Savatier

Effects of Groundwater-Surface water Interactions on the biogeochemistry of coastal areas hosting aquaculture activities.

11.00am

Ricardo Reboredo

The Logics of Chinese-led Megaprojects in South Africa.

11.30am

 

2017 Postgraduate Symposium

The second round of the Postgraduate Symposium will be held next Wednesday 17th May in GGSR-B, Museum Building from 9:30am to 1pm.

We hope you can come along and offer feedback on our presentations and then on to the Bank on College Green for lunch afterwards (http://www.bankoncollegegreen.com/restaurant). If you'd like to join please RSVP by Friday.

Speaker Title of Talk Time (20min + 10 for Q/A)
Jane Feeney  Valuable Biodiversity: Examining the values and impacts of biodiversity offsetting in Colombia. 9.30am
Jennifer Murphy ReMarFood: Redefining waste as a resource when increasing marine food production. 10.00am
Nivelton Alves  ‘Little Brazil’: A case study of Labour Migration and Settlement in Gort, County Galway, Ireland. 10.30am
Coffee   11.00am
Maxime Savatier Effects of Groundwater-Surface water Interactions on the
biogeochemistry of coastal areas hosting aquaculture activities.
11.30am
Maria Teresa Guerra  Contribution of Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) to marine carbonate biogeochemistry of western Irish coastal water. 12.00pm
Chris Chevalier Evaluating the Distribution of Wealth and Geography of Medieval Ireland
Via Fourteenth Century Papal Taxation, with Comparative Studies in England and France
12.30pm

Geography lunch seminars for early stage academics

Dr Meric Kirmizi, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Wednesday 6th December 2017
From Area Branding to Neighbourhood Commons: The Change of an Osaka Neighbourhood after the High Economic Growth Period

Mr Christopher Casey Chevallier, Trinity College Dublin
Wednesday 7th February 2018
Exploring the Geography of Fourteenth Century Ireland via Papal Taxation Records, with Comparative Studies in Great Britain and Eastern France

Distinguished International Lectures in Geography 2017-2018

Dr Ugo Rossi, University of Turin, Italy
Monday 20th November 2017
Cities in Global Capitalism: the New Urban-Technological Fix

Prof. Matthew Gandy, University of Cambridge
Tuesday 6th March 2018
Film screening Natura Urbana: The Brachen of Berlin

Dr Conor Murphy, Maynooth University
Thursday 8th March 2018
Historical Climatology: understanding the past to prepare for the future

Dr Fabio Betioli Contel, University of São Paulo
Thursday 19th April 2018
The financialization of the Brazilian territory (1964-2017): Main aspects

Prof. Pauline McGuirk, University of Wollongong, Australia
Tuesday 24th April 2018
Experiments in Automated Mobility: Shaping Smart Urban Futures

Prof. Patrick Devine-Wright, University of Exeter
Friday 27th April 2018
Fostering social acceptance of energy transitions

 

Distinguished International Lecturer Series 2016-2017

  • Title:
  • Speaker:
    • Professor Mindy Fullilove, Colombia University and The New School, NYC
  • When:
    • Friday 14 October, 3-5pm
  • Where:
    • Haughton Lecture Theatre, 1st Floor, Museum Building, Trinity College Dublin

2016 Kapuscinski Development Lecture

The Trinity-UCD Masters in Development Practice are delighted to invite you to join us for the 2016 Kapuscinski Development Lecture with geographer and social anthropologist Prof. Melissa Leach (IDS, Sussex; ESRC-STEPS; and vice-chair of the scientific committee of Future Earth).

The lecture, “Challenging inequalities and unsustainabilities” will examine how power and politics are critical in shaping transformational change and opening new pathways to more equal and sustainable futures.

When: Wednesday 2 November 2016, 4pm

Where: The Paccar Theatre, Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin

Further information available at http://kapuscinskilectures.eu/lectures/challenging-inequalities-and-unsustainabilities/.