Please come along to PhD student John Heydinger’s seminar Tuesday 13th June 12-1pm, W6A room 127. All welcome.
About the seminar:
‘This presentation focuses on the intersection of wildlife conservation and rural livelihoods within Namibia’s communal conservancy system. John will provide a brief historical background on the region, emphasizing how apartheid and its legacies continue to affect community-based natural resource management schemes. He will also lay-out a research programme and objectives for his upcoming PhD fieldwork.’
About John M Heydinger:
‘John Heydinger is trained in environmental history and conservation biology. His research and fieldwork primarily examines conservation spaces as dynamic social-ecological systems. He is currently working alongside local NGOs to examine how wildlife conservation and rural livelihoods intersect in rural northwestern Namibia.’