The Association of American Geographers’ annual meeting begins this week and we are represented in 2017 with the following excellent contributions:
Sara Fuller will give a paper on Friday 7th April at AAG: ‘Activism and climate responsibility in the city: reflections from Hong Kong and Singapore’. Session details here.
Ashraful Alam and Nicole McNamara are organising a session that has attracted a lot of interest on ‘Emotions and Practicing Everyday Urban Spaces‘.
Session details here.
Nicole McNamara is presenting a paper on ‘Cycling: co-becoming and feeling the bike in Sydney, Australia‘ in that session.
Ashraful Alam will present research with Dr Donna Houston and A/Prof Andrew McGregor on ‘Spacings of mobile farming in New Zealand: Assemblages of cows, bodies, farms and the weather‘ in the Mobile Dwelling session. Paper details here.
Maria Melo Zurita will present a paper on ‘Subterranean protagonist: Colonisation, water and the underground in Mexico’ (co-authored with Paul Munro from UNSW) in the panel Critical Geographies of Subsurface, Sky and Other Inscrutable Spaces. Presenting on Saturday the 8th of April at 10am.
‘Morrku mangawu – Knowledge on the land: mobilising Yolngu mathematics from Bawaka, north east Arnhem Land, Australia, to reveal the situatedness of all knowledges’ will be presented by Bawaka country including Kate Lloyd1, Sandie Suchet-Pearson1, Sarah Wright2, Laklak Burarrwanga1,3, Ritjilili Ganambarr1,3, Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs1,3, Banbapuy Ganambarr1,3, Djawundil Maymuru1
Paper details here, paper presented online in The Call of Place session.
(1. Department of Geography and Planning, Macquarie University; 2. Discipline of Geography and Environmental Studies, The University of Newcastle, 3. Bawaka Cultural Experiences, North East Arnhem Land).