Keynote Speakers

  • Noel Castree for web
    Noel Castree

    The Anthropocene, Earth writing and anticipatory semantics

    Noel Castree is a Professor of Geography at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales. His research and teaching interests are three-fold. First, he has a long-standing interest in understanding human-environment relationships in ways that problematise the apparently 'common-sense' concepts......Read More>>

  • john chappell for web
    John Chappell

    Geographic Research & Responsibility in the Anthropocene

    Research - Quaternary sea levels & climate; coral reefs and tropical lowlands; coastal processes; applications of radiometric dating & cosmogenic isotopes to geomorphic processes & history in arid and temperate regions....Read More>>

  • Ruth Fincher for web
    Ruth Fincher

    Making the Case for Geography

    If we accept, as I do, the desirability of Geography as a discipline in its own right and with its own name (as opposed to a field of studies merged with others and under a different name) then there is......Read More>>

  • Macia Langton for web
    Marcia Langton

    University of Melbourne

    Marcia Langton, AM, is a descendant of the Yiman and Bidjara peoples of Queensland. She was born in Brisbane and raised in small towns, a native camp, and in Brisbane....Read More>>

  • Eric Pawson for web
    Eric Pawson

    Classrooms without borders: new places and spaces of learning

    Eric Pawson is Professor of Geography at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has research interests in environmental history and biological economies, co-authoring Seeds of Empire (IB Tauris 2011) about biotic networks of grass seed exchange and landscape transformation,......Read More>>

  • Lauren Rickards for web
    Lauren Rickards

    Fay Gale annual Lecture: Spaces of governance in the Anthropocene

    Lauren Rickards is a Research Fellow at the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne, where she also co-convenes the research cluster on Sustainability in the Anthropocene....Read More>>