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Higher seminar in Human Geography

Here is the schedule for the Higher seminar in Human Geography during fall 2021.

Higher seminar fall 2021

Date:

Time:

Seminar:

October

   

11

13:15-15:00

Half-time PhD seminar
Title:
Floods vulnerability and the quest for 'resilience' – a challenge for urban planning and development in Matola, Mozambique.
PhD student: José Neves

Discussant: Nicklas Guldåker, Senior lecturer in Human geography, Lund university
Location: Zoom

15

10:15:12:00

Public defense, licentiate thesis
Title: Station communities’ as a strategy for sustainable regional development.

A case study of small towns with train stations in the Västra Götaland region, Sweden (prel.)
PhD student: Charlotta Capitao Patrao
Opponent: Lukas Smas, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Human geography, Stockholm university
Location: Conference room, Viktoriagatan 13, fifth floor and on Zoom.

22

13:15-15:00

Title: Thinking, interacting and evaluating: An attempt at narrating morality and normativity in human geography
Gunhild Setten, Professor in Human Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.
Location: Conference room, Viktoriagatan 13, fifth floor and on Zoom

25

14:15-16.00

Title:Having a room of her own: Gender, labor and the politics of everyday work-life of young women workers in an Indian special economic zone
Madhumita Dutta, Assistant Professor, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Dept of Geography, The Ohio State University
Location: Zoom

     

November

   

1

13:15-14:15

PhD planning seminar
Title:
Routes of recreational walking

PhD student: Oskar Abrahamsson
Location: To be announced

12

13:15-15:00

Public defense, doctoral thesis
Title: The impacts of the land tenure reform programme on tenure security and agricultural development in Rwanda: the case of Musanze district, Northern Province (prel.)

PhD student: Emmanuel Myuombanos
Opponent: Professor Anne Jerneck, LUCUS (Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies
Location: B44 and on Zoom

15

13:15-14:15

PhD planning seminar
Title: Women’s everyday lives in agriculture: challenges to reducing poverty and food insecurity in rural Mozambique: cases from Inhambane Province

PhD student: Tania Fernandes Jeque
Location: To be announced

     

December

   

13

13:15-15:00

Half-time PhD seminar
Title: Exploring the relationship between urban park design and maintenance - the devil is in the detail.

PhD student: Shelley Kotze
Discussant: Moa Tunström, Senior lecturer in Human Geography, Dept of Geography, Media and Communication, Karlstad University
Location: To be announced

17

13:15-15:00

Public defense, doctoral thesis
Title: 
The effects of the land tenure reform programme on tenure security and agricultural development in Rwanda: the case of Musanze district, Northern Province
PhD student: Elizabeth Dessie
Opponent: Nicola Ansell, professor in Human Geography, Brunel University, London
Location: B44 and on Zoom.