Department of Geography

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Alun Anderson - New Scientist Who can own the Arctic?

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Alun Anderson, Senior Consultant, New Scientist
Who can own the Arctic?

9 September 2014

By 2030 Arctic summer ice may be gone for good. Who can own the wealth that the...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Mon 20 Oct 2014


Dr Alex Jeffrey - Transnational Courts: A New Legal Commons?

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This paper considers the geographical implications of the recent increased prominence of transnational instruments of law. Prompted by work celebrating the emancipatory potential...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Tue 13 Jan 2015


Dr Colin McFarlane - The metabolic urban commons: informality and everyday Life

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As an ideal and material space, the ‘urban commons’ is often understood in relation to either defence or to the production of new collectives. The commons is both something in...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Tue 13 Jan 2015


How to Improve Working Conditions in the Asian Garment Industry

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I’ve been researching the global garment industry – a major generator of jobs, exports and economic growth.

Earlier research suggests that mainstream interventions (ad hoc NGO...

Collection: Societies, Markets, States

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Thu 13 Oct 2016


Ian Willis and Alison Banwell interviewed about their Greenland Ice Sheet research

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Ian Willis and Alison Banwell interviewed about their Greenland Ice Sheet research

Date: 7th Nov
Source: BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Collection: Scott Polar Research Institute

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Thu 1 Dec 2011


Professor John Urry - Offshoring as a way of undermining the Commons?

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Professor John Urry, Lancaster University
Offshoring as a way of undermining the Commons?

8 September 2014

Offshoring has become a pervasive feature of contemporary...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Mon 20 Oct 2014


Professor Katherine Gibson - Postcapitalist practices of commoning and a performative politics of assemblage

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Professor Katherine Gibson, Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney
Postcapitalist practices of commoning and a performative politics of assemblage

9...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Mon 20 Oct 2014


Professor Marilyn Strathern - Inroads on altruism

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Much discourse in the field of organ and tissue donation suggests that people (in the UK) fear a constant shrinkage of the public virtue of altruism, which therefore needs...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Tue 13 Jan 2015


Professor Natalie Fenton - 'Politics in Common' in the Digital Age

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Professor Natalie Fenton, Goldsmiths College, University of London
'Politics in Common' in the Digital Age

8 September 2014

In opposition to the neoliberal destruction of...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Mon 20 Oct 2014


Professor Sarah Radcliffe - The Shrinking Commons and Uneven Geographies of Development

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Global development geographies have always been characterized by skewed access to dignified and stable livelihoods and public services. Yet since the late 20th century, the...

Collection: Shrinking Commons Conference

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Tue 13 Jan 2015


Salt Marsh Assembly and Storm Waves

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Salt Marsh Assembly in Large Wave Flume and Waves over Marsh in Flume

Collection: HYDRALAB IV Large Wave Flume Experiment 'Wave Dissipation by Salt Marshes under Extreme Water Levels and Waves'

Institution: Department of Geography

Created: Tue 10 Feb 2015