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Exeter Human Geographers in Washington D.C.

As in previous years, a large number of Human Geography staff and postgraduate students from the University of Exeter were in Washington D.C. in late April to present papers, chair sessions and participate in Panels at the annual Association of American Geographers’ conference.

Papers presented included:

  • David Middlemiss – ‘¿Socios, dueños o tíos? Post-neoliberal extraction and the lithium reserves of Bolivia’
  • Hilary Geoghegen – ‘Envisioning environmental knowledge: farmers, parish councillors and nature conservationists on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, UK’;
  • James Riding – ‘Finding Edward’;
  • Lynne Wyness – ‘Placing geographies of global citizenship: an ethnography of a school partnership’;
  • John Wylie - ‘Thinking absence and distance: on Nancy's "Uncanny Landscape"’;
  • Paul Cloke - ‘Postsecular geographies: redemptive theo-ethics and the role of forgiveness and sacrifice in tackling social injustice’.
  • Sean Carter - ‘Photojournalism and the Early Cold War’;
  • Nicola Thomas - ‘South West Soho: Geographies of Digital Media in South West Britain’
  • David Harvey - ‘Intersections of creativity: The geographies of creative industries and cultural practices’;
  • Jo Little - ‘Nature, Remoteness and Fearful Bodies’ (Jo Little);
  • Pepe Romanillos ‘Geography, phenomenology, finitude: writing against anthropocentrism’);
  • Mark Paterson - ‘Invisible evidence? Diderot, Voltaire and the radical possibility of a 'haptic language';
  • Henry Buller - ‘The collaboratory turn in animal studies: crossing the social science and animal science divide’;
  • Stewart Barr - ‘The Everyday and the Holiday: transport, mobilities and the sustainability turn’;
  • Harriet Hawkins - ‘Spatialities of the creative sector: an island case study’;
  • Michael Leyshon and Eilidh Moir - ‘Architectural Decision-Making: a ‘nudge’ in the right direction?’;

Date: 23 May 2010

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