Exploring Geographic Connections at the IAG annual Conference     

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July is just around the corner and that means the Institute of Australian Geographers’ annual conference is nearly here. It will be a quiet week at AUSCCER base, as 22 AUSCCERites head down to the Australian National University in Canberra to ‘Explore Geographic Connections’.

If you’re attending, be sure to catch some of AUSCCER’s most recent research and Lesley’s keynote address. You can also follow conference conversations via Twitter – #IAG2015Canberra. To view the full program, click here.

Tuesday 30 June

12:00-17:00

Christine Eriksen – Pre-conference workshop (IAG Hazards, Risks and Disasters Study Group), Organiser and Co-Chair – Disaster communications and self-care for geographers

(email ceriksen@uow.edu.au to secure a place)

 

Wednesday 1 July

10:30-12:30

Thomas Birtchnell – Panellist – A rising build tray lifts all boats? 3D printing as an example of ICT4D 2.0 –Critical development: theoretical intervention in development studies

(Seminar Room 8)

13:50-14:10

Chris Brennan-Horley – Mapping quality of life for people living with dementia

(Seminar Room 6)

14:30-14:50

Nick Skilton – Mining and sex work: recentring the margins of unequal labour laws

(Seminar Room 5)

 

Thursday 2 July

11:40-12:00

Susannah Clement – Walking together: exploring familial assemblages

(Seminar Room 5)

13:40-14:00

Charles Gillon – Community under construction: exploring the homes and everyday lives of residents in a newly built master-planned estate

(Brindabella Theatre)

Theresa Harada – Assemblages of automobility – extending the moblities literature to engage with feminist debates

(Seminar Room 5)

14:00-14:20

Sophie-May Kerr – Exploring low-carbon transport cultures in Chinese migrant households in Sydney, Australia

(Seminar Room 5)

15:40-16:20

Lesley Head – KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Culturally diverse perspectives on Australian environments: rethinking abundance, scarcity and variability

(Molonglo Theatre)

16:20-16:40

Ryan Frazer – “A tsunami of emotion”: the forgotten children report and the politics of empathy

(Molonglo Theatre)

Theresa Harada – Aged & frail bodies: considering electric mobility scooter use in Wollongong. Shinning a light on rural transport geographies

(Barton Theatre)

Lance Barrie – ‘Serious leisure cyclists’: cultural geography perspectives

(Seminar Room 5)

16:40-17:00

Ellen Van Holstein – Plotting property: a performative approach to property and community

(Brindabella Theatre)

17:00-17:20

Anna de Jong – Rethinking commodification: the visceral dimensions of commodification at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

(Molonglo Theatre)

Rebecca Campbell – Food for thought: ethnic minorities, kitchens, and household sustainability

(Seminar Room 4)

17:20-17:40

Leah Gibbs – Nonhuman agency and the ocean: cultures and politics of human-shark relations

(Molonglo Theatre)

17:40-18:00

Carrie Wilkinson – “We seem to be doing a lot of birds but not much bird-watching”: bird-watching and citizen science

(Seminar Room 4)

 

Friday 3 July

10:40-11:00

Kiera Kent – Children’s play encounters in the city

(Barton Theatre)

11:20-11:40

Nicholas Gill – Re-creating the rural, reconstructing nature: the environmental implications of amenity migration

(Brindabella Theatre)

11:40-12:00

Olivia Dun – Migration and resettlement in saline intrusion and flood-prone areas of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

(Seminar Room 5)

12:00-12:20

Shaun McKiernan – More-than-invasive: (re)evaluating ecological belonging as ‘learnt-in-practice’

(Brindabella Theatre)

12:40-13:00

Carrie Wilkinson – Into the firing line: civilian ingress during the 2013 ‘Red October’ bushfires, Australia

(Molonglo Theatre)

13:50-14:10

Elyse Stanes – Faith, fashion and gender in the suburbs

(Seminar Room 9)

14:10-14:30

Chantel Carr – Feminist reflections on material work and ‘old’ cultures of steelmaking

(Seminar Room 9)

14:30-14:50

Christine Eriksen – Vulnerability, privilege and affluence: exploring the connections in the aftermath of the Oakland Hills Firestorm

(Molonglo Theatre)

 

 

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