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Colloquium Speaker Series: Zhe Zhu

Jefferson 218

“Connecting the dots” in a changing planet Remote sensing data are noisy, which makes land change detection challenging, particularly for changes that are subtle, gradual, or transient. By connecting the […]

Geography Colloquium: Mimi Sheller, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Grace Conference Room, Higgins University Center Clark University

Climate Change and Mobility Justice: The Kinopolitics of Climate Coloniality In this talk, Dr. Sheller will discuss what reactive border closures, wall building, and de-nationalization of undocumented populations around the […]

Sponsored by: George Perkins Marsh Institute

Geography Speaker: Jennifer Taylor, The Brooklyn Strategist

via Zoom

Building worker’s power: Workers united at Brooklyn Strategist  Jennifer Taylor is a worker-organizer at the board game cafe Brooklyn Strategist. In late 2023, workers at Brooklyn Strategist joined those at […]

Sponsored by: Dean of the College

Geography Speaker: Adam Kader, Arise Chicago Worker Center

via Zoom

Building Worker's Power: Workers' Centers and the Future of the Labor Movement Arise Chicago partners with workers and faith communities to fight workplace injustice through education, organizing, and advocating for […]

Sponsored by: Dean of the College

Geography Colloquium: Andrea Marston, Rutgers University

Jefferson 218

Subterranean Matters: Cooperative Mining and Resource Nationalism in Plurinational Bolivia In an era of increased state involvement in natural resource governance, members of Bolivia’s “mining cooperatives” are commonly described as […]

Geography Speaker: Wiranta Ginting, Asia Floor Wage Alliance

via Zoom

Building Worker's Power: Asia Floor Wage Alliance Wiranta Ginting is an organizer and labor rights educator, who has worked with trade unions, small grassroots NGOs and worker-led organizing programs in […]

Sponsored by: Dean of the College

Geography Colloquium: Loretta Lees, Boston University

Jefferson 218

Defensible Space on the Move: Mobilisation in English Housing Policy and Practice In this talk, Professor Lees will discuss Defensible Space on the Move: Mobilisation in English Housing Policy and […]

Geography Colloquium: Niwaeli Kimambo, Middlebury College

Jefferson 218

Urban dwellers are transforming rural land use and ownership in East Africa In this talk, Dr. Kimambo will share her ongoing work in Eastern Africa that links rural land use […]

Practicing Geography & GIS Week Presents: Trivia!

Wan-Wang 401 Park Ave, Worcester, MA, United States

TRIVIA Put your geography knowledge to the test! Come and enjoy food and trivia at Wan-Wang's on Park Ave to wrap up the week. Prizes available for the winning team! […]

Practicing Geography & GIS Week Presents: Geospatial Entrepreneurship Panel

Jefferson 218

Sponsored by Clark University's Center for Geospatial Analytics. Hear from leaders in the geospatial industry. Moderated by Prof. Hamed Alemohammad, Director, Center for Geospatial Analytics, Clark University. Panelists: Andrew Schiller, […]