Talks of Interest to the School of Geography and the Environment
Description: The School undertakes world-class interdisciplinary research, addresses societal and environmental problems, and advances knowledge within an intellectually vibrant, interdisciplinary research environment that combines natural and social sciences and has geography at its core.

In addition to world leading education and research in the School, we host three internationally recognised research centres and lead cross-university initiatives and collaborative networks:
Environmental Change Institute
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Transport Studies Unit
Talks:

Monday 18 January 2021 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Net zero – why and how?
Date: 18 January 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Monday, 1st week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Prof Myles Allen (School of Geography and the Environment), Kaya Axelsson (Net Zero Policy Engagement Fellow, University of Oxford; former Vice-President of the Oxford Student Union), Prof Sam Fankhauser (Research Director, Oxford Net Zero Initiative), Dr Steve Smith (Executive Director, Oxford Net Zero)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 19 January 2021 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

From Place to Movement: Extractive Geographies & Indigenous Freedom
Date: 19 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:35 (Tuesday, 1st week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Michelle (Daigle)
Venue Details: Zoom
Organiser: Dr Ariell Ahearn (School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Ariell Ahearn (School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford)

Wednesday 20 January 2021 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Are we seeing clearly? The need for aligned vision and supporting strategies to deliver net-zero electricity systems
Date: 20 January 2021, 10:45 - 12:30 (Wednesday, 1st week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Rebecca Ford (University of Strathclyde), Jeffrey Hardy (Imperial)
Venue Details: Online
Organiser: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)

Friday 22 January 2021 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

(Anti)Blackness and Dual Power: Thinking from Durban, South Africa
Date: 22 January 2021, 15:00 - 16:00 (Friday, 1st week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Dr. Yousuf Al-Bulushi (Assistant Professor, Department of Global and International Studies, University of California, Irvine), Dr. Adam Elliott-Cooper (University of Greenwich)
Venue Details: ONLINE
Organiser: Daniel Bos (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Equity & Equitable Access Issues in Forest Certification Systems & Other Accountability Tools
Date: 22 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:30 (Friday, 1st week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Richard Donovan (Independent forest advisor)
Venue Details: Online
Organiser: Jane Applegarth (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
Host: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford)

Monday 25 January 2021 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Value and limits of working with nature to address climate change
Date: 25 January 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Prof Nathalie Seddon (Director, Nature-based Solutions Initiative), Dr Steve Smith (Executive Director, Oxford Net Zero)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 26 January 2021 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Improper Relations: Crossing the Urban Extensions with Practices Accompaniment
Date: 26 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:35 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : AbdouMaliq Simone (University of Sheffield)
Venue Details: Zoom
Organiser: Dr Ariell Ahearn (School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Ariell Ahearn (School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford)

Thursday 28 January 2021 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

You can’t always get what you want: a reflection on Climate Assembly UK’s deliberations on decarbonising passenger transport
Date: 28 January 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Professor Jillian Anable (Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds)
Venue Details: Online via Teams
Organiser: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))
Host: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))

Friday 29 January 2021 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Rainfall Runoff Modelling in Great Britain: LSTMs and Conceptual Models
Date: 29 January 2021, 11:30 - 12:30 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Thomas Lees (University of Oxford)
Organiser: Marcus Buechel (NERC DTP Student, University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Fruit Famine and Hungry Elephants in Central Africa
Date: 29 January 2021, 16:00 - 17:30 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Dr Emma Bush (Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh)
Venue Details: Online
Organiser: Jane Applegarth (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
Host: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford)

Monday 1 February 2021 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Zero carbon energy systems
Date: 1 February 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Professor Nick Eyre (Environmental Change Institute)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 3 February 2021 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Integrate Hub Gathering, 3 Feb 2021: Achieving 24/7 power in complex governance contexts – a case study of Zahle in Lebanon
Date: 3 February 2021, 10:45 - 12:30 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Neil McCulloch (The Policy Practice), Ali Ahmad (Harvard University)
Venue Details: Online only
Organiser: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)

Monday 8 February 2021 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Sensitive intervention points for Net Zero
Date: 8 February 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Monday, 4th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Cameron Hepburn (Smith School, University of Oxford ), Dr Steve Smith (Executive Director, Oxford Net Zero)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 11 February 2021 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Livelihoods in motion: age-related mobility, transport and livelihoods in the urban Global South
Date: 11 February 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Dr James Esson (University of Loughborough)
Venue Details: Online via Teams
Organiser: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))
Host: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))

Wednesday 17 February 2021 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Ofgem’s Targeted Charging Review
Date: 17 February 2021, 10:45 - 12:30 (Wednesday, 5th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Tedd Mose (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online
Organiser: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Helen Gavin (University of Oxford)

Thursday 18 February 2021 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Commoning mobility
Date: 18 February 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Dr Anna Nikolaeva (University of Amsterdam)
Venue Details: Online via Teams
Organiser: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))
Host: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))

Thursday 25 February 2021 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Transportation and Mobility Justice: Race, Class and Gender Intersections in the United States
Date: 25 February 2021, 16:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Dr Amy Lubitow (Portland State University)
Venue Details: Online via Teams
Organiser: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))
Host: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))

Tuesday 2 March 2021 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

From Blood Bricks to Intoxicating Development
Date: 2 March 2021, 16:00 - 17:30 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Katherine Brickell (Royal Holloway, University of London), Nithya Natarajan (King’s College London), Laurie Parsons (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Venue Details: Online Seminar
Organiser: Dr Ariell Ahearn (School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Ariell Ahearn (School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford)

Thursday 11 March 2021 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Losing investments in mobility transitions: reckoning with loss in the wake of on-demand
Date: 11 March 2021, 12:00 - 13:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Dr David Bissell (University of Melbourne)
Venue Details: Online via Teams
Organiser: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))
Host: Transport Studies Unit (TSU) (Transport Studies Unit (TSU))

This list contains talks from the following series:
Biodiversity Institute talks
Biodiversity Network Seminars, Michaelmas Term 2015
Climate Careers
Climate Change and the Challenges of Development
ECI Big Ideas Seminar
Energy Colloquia
Energy Colloquia Series
Energy Events
Environmental Change Institute
Food Thinkers Lunches - Trinity Term 2018
Future of Cities Programme
Future of Food Lunchtime Talk Series
Geographies of informal and precarious labour - Transformations & Technological Natures Seminars
Grand Challenges in Environmental Research
Grand Challenges Seminar Series
IFSTAL
IFSTAL Lecture Series
InSIS seminar series: Ecologies of Expertise
Life after the Anthropocene
Model Truths: modelling, evidence, and truth in science and policy?
NEST - New Energy Systems Thinkers
Net Zero Home School
ONE
Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests
Oxford Interdisciplinary Microbiome Project
Oxford Water Network
Oxford Water Networks Water Quality Series (2019-2020)
Sandscapes
School of Geography and the Environment
Smith School Business Fellows
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
SoGE Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Conservation Cluster Events
SoGE Climate Systems and Policy Cluster Events
SoGE Economy and Society Cluster Events
SoGE Landscape Dynamics Cluster events
SoGE Political Worlds Cluster Events
SoGE Technological Life Cluster events
Technological Natures & Transformations Hilary 2017 Seminar Series
Technological Natures & Transformations Michaelmas 2016 Seminar Series
Transport Studies Unit Hilary Term Seminar Series
Transport Studies Unit (TSU) Lunchtime Seminar Series
TSU Seminar Series
TSU Seminar Series, Hilary Term 2017 : Transport & Mobilities Across the Life Course
TSU Seminar Series Trinity 2016