Category Archives: AAG 2015

RHUL geographers in Chicago

Chicago

The preliminary programme for the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers has recently been published. The Department of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London will be strongly represented by both staff and doctoral researchers (detailed below).


Hannah Awcock

Abstract:

The Battle of Cable Street: Space, Place and Protest in London

Sessions:

Geographies of Activism and Protest I — Presenter


Andrea Burris

Abstract:

Discourses of Creativity and the Global Division of Digital Labour

Sessions:

From Online Sweat Shops to Silicon Savannahs (session 2): Geographies of Production in Digital Economies of Low-Income Countries — Presenter


Mike Duggan

Abstract:

Smartphones, places, bodies: location-based services and everyday assemblages of place

Sessions:

Geographies of Media II: Big Data/Technology/Security — Presenter


David Gilbert

Abstract:

Cultures of Consumption and the Financialisation of Urban Space: from ‘Swinging London’ to ‘Carnaby Village’.

Sessions:

The Financialization of City-making: Articulating critical perspectives (2) — Presenter


Ella Harris

Abstract:

IDocs as a Contemporary Imagination of, and a way to Imagine, “The Present”

Sessions:

‘The Present’: Session 1 — Presenter
Precarious Geographies (I) Precarious Places: Urban Decline, Welfare and Employment— Organizer
Precarious Geographies (II) Precariously Placed: Migrants, Gender and Sexuality — Chair, Discussant, Organizer
Precarious Geographies (III) Sites of Resistance, Resilience and Response — Organizer


Harriet Hawkins

Sessions:

‘The Interface Envelope’ by James Ash: Author Meets Critics — Panelist
Author meets critics: Derek McCormack’s ‘Refrains for Moving Bodies’ — Discussant
Co-Producing a heuristic conceptualization of curation — Chair, Organizer
Co-Producing a heuristic conceptualization of curation (2) — Organizer
Co-Producing a heuristic conceptualization of curation (3) — Organizer
Is hope radical? Creative methods, experimental politics and diverse adventures in living through environmental change — Chair, Organizer
Presidential Plenary Session: Radical Intra-Disciplinarity — Speaker


Innes M. Keighren

Abstract:

“Consistent neither with candour nor truth”: negotiating authorship and authority in William Macintosh’s “Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa” (1782)

Sessions:

Authorship and Authority: Piracy, Plagiarism, and Truth in Geographical Writing — Organizer, Presenter


Dorothea Kleine

Abstract:

Digital inclusion, female entrepreneurship and the production of neoliberal subjects – views from Chile and Zambia

Sessions:

Digital Connectivity, Inclusion, and Inequality at the World’s Economic Peripheries — Presenter


Marton Kocsev

Abstract:

From Hub to Hubris – the Liquid Demograpies of the Silicon Savannah

Sessions:

From Online Sweat Shops to Silicon Savannahs (session 2): Geographies of Production in Digital Economies of Low-Income Countries — Presenter


Chen Liu

Abstract:

Making the ideal home with culinary cultures in urban Guangzhou, China

Sessions:

Chinese Urbanism: everyday critical geographies — Presenter


Oli Mould

Abstract:

Function, minority and the event: Towards an urban politics of subversive creativity

Sessions:

The Urban Political at a Time of Late Neoliberalism I: Theorizing the Urban Political — Presenter


Mel Nowicki

Abstract:

‘I see myself as more of an occupier’: Squatting as protest in post-criminalisation London

Sessions:

Geographies of Citizenship and Dissent — Presenter
Precarious Geographies (I) Precarious Places: Urban Decline, Welfare and Employment— Chair, Organizer
Precarious Geographies (II) Precariously Placed: Migrants, Gender and Sexuality — Organizer
Precarious Geographies (III) Sites of Resistance, Resilience and Response — Chair, Discussant, Organizer


Alasdair Pinkerton

Abstract:

Remnants of No Man’s Land

Sessions:

Remnants of No Man’s Land: History, theory and excess — Presenter


David Simon

Abstract:

Bearing the Brunt of Environmental Change: gender and other social differentiators within adaptation and transformation challenges in urban Africa

Sessions:

Climate Change Adaptation and Gender — Presenter
Development Geographies: Looking Forward — Panelist
Geographies of Resilience 4: Cultural Perspectives on Everyday Resilience: Contributions from Geography — Discussant


Rachael Squire

Abstract:

“Man in the Sea”: The Geopolitics of UnderseaTerrain

Sessions:

Terrain 2 — Presenter


Pip Thornton

Abstract:

The Meaning of Light: Seeing and Being on the Battlefield

Sessions:

Terrain 2 — Presenter


Miranda Ward

Abstract:

Bodies of Water

Sessions:

Exercise and environment: new geographies of the exercise experience 2 — Presenter

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