Department of Geography

Events

Feminist Maps and Mapping Feminism: Lessons from The Women’s Atlas

Thursday 23 May from 15:00 until 17:00
Sussex Humanities Lab
Sussex Humanities Lab and CLHLWR
Professor Joni Seager and The Business of Women's Words

Joni Seager presents her feminist classic The Women’s Atlas in discussion with a new map of the UK Women's Liberation Movement from the BOWW team.


Feminist Maps and Mapping Feminism: Lessons from The Women’s Atlas.

Thursday 23 May from 15:00 until 17:00
Sussex Humanities Lab SILVERSTONE SB211, University of Sussex
CLHLWR Seminars and Events
Joni Seager

A unique opportunity to hear Professor Joni Seager, pioneering feminist geographer and author of the award-winning feminist classic The Women’s Atlas.


Cartographic knowledge in the webs of empire: mapping settler colonies in mid 19th-century Britain

Wednesday 5 June from 13:00 until 15:00
Arts C233
Geography Research Seminars: Beyond the Fringe
Dr Johanna Skurnik (visiting PDF Finland)

The knowledge networks that underpinned the making of Arrowsmith maps and their diverse contexts of use in Britain and in the colonies.


When Does Biography Begin?

Tuesday 11 June from 14:00 until 18:00
Fulton Building, Rooms 202 and 203
CLHLWR Seminars and Events
Led by Simone vaon Buren, Bern University of the Arts

How can we draw, shape and write about the lives of others? What events in a subject’s life do biographies privilege? When does biography begin?


Hostile environments: A new politics of global space

Wednesday 12 June from 18:00 until 19:00
Chowen Lecture Theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex BN1 9PX
Sussex Lectures
Michael Collyer, Professor of Geography, School of Global Studies

Events of the last decade have underlined the limitations of formal migration controls.