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Theater 3, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne, FBE Building

111 Barry Street

Carlton, VIC 3053

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The conference aims to highlight the work of geography graduate researchers and allied fields through an interdisciplinary dialogue.

The conference is gently sponsored by The University of Melbourne:

  • School of Geography

  • Graduate Student Association


*Morning tea and light lunch will be provided


PROGRAM

8:45 Registration

9:00 Welcome words

  • Wurundjeri Council Representative, welcome to country

  • Professor Lesley Head, welcome to the School of Geography

  • Gisselle Vila, welcome to the conference

9:20 Keynote presentations

Chair: Alissa Flatley, VGSC

Dr. Vanessa Lamb

Dr. Michael Shawn - Fletcher

10:00 Panel 1: Regimes

Chair: Ethnoforum representative

  • Incendiary Regimes: (a) negotiating space between Pala’wan swidden agriculture and green economy governance (Elena Tjandra).

  • Rendering Technical Land and Trees – Frictions between Global Environmental Governance Regimes and Local Lives in Suau, Papua New Guinea (Sophie Pascoe).

  • Sustaining livelihoods in a palm oil enclave: gendered responses and differentiation in frontier East Kalimantan, Indonesia (Tess Toumbourou).

  • Recipes, identity, and belonging: migrants cooking in Melbourne (Fanqi Liu).

Discussant: Dr. Vanessa Lamb

11:30 Morning tea

11:40 Panel 2: Resources

Chair: Chen Chen Shi, Chinesse Studies Group

  • Emotional geographies of resource extraction in the páramo of Kimsakocha (Denisse Rodriguez)

  • Protecting biodiversity and economic returns in resource-rich tropical forests (James Ball)

  • Frontier Frictions: Pioneering REDD+ in the Pacific (Jai Patel)

  • Do fish need sticks? Using Ecology to inform restoration (Gabriel Cornell)

Discussant TBC

13:10 Lunch break

14:30 Panel 3: Motion

Chair: Climate-Energy College representative

  • When friction influences flow, lessons from the hydraulics of vegetated rivers (Jonathan Garber)

  • Contemporary transnationalism and its implications on social inclusion of NESB skilled migrant women in Australia (Prabha Bogoda)

  • Making (it) work in the informal economy: educated migrants navigating unemployment in Dehradun, north India (Andrew Deuchar)

Discussant: Professor David Bissell

15:50 Tea

16:00 Panel 4: Temporalities

Chair: Louise Dorignon, GPS

  • Interpretation Machines Along the Merri Creek (Albert Rex)

  • Temporalities in refugee experiences: racing, sluggish, shock and stuck times (Goshu Tefera)

  • Sowing Dates Detection at the Field Scale Using CubeSats Remote Sensing (Yuval Sadeh)

  • Political settlements: basis for a territorial turn (Gisselle Vila)

Discussant: Professor Monica Minnegal

17:30 Balance discussion

Professor Anthony Bebbington

Professor Monica Minnegal

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