(Sponsored by the Cultural Geography and Urban Geography Study Groups) Organisers: Michele Lobo (Deakin) Ashraful Alam (Otago, NZ), Donna Houston (Macquarie), Andrew Burridge (Macquarie) In an increasingly mobile world cities are sites of difference, encounter and struggle – humans/nonhumans, nature/culture...
  • May 31, 2019
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Nicholas Kirk1, Robyn Kannemeyer1, Alison Greenaway1, Dean Stronge1 1Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research   New Zealanders value nature for diverse reasons and this affects their perception of technologies which eradicate predator species to protect native species. Predator Free New Zealand is...
  • May 20, 2019
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Melissa Nursey-Bray1, Susan Oakley1 1University Of Adelaide   In an increasingly urban and climate change-challenged world, there is a necessity to build connections between spaces, people and environment. Urban spaces require the engagement of citizens to create and shape them...
  • May 19, 2019
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Nicolas Lewis, Richard Le Heron   This paper examines efforts to realise blue economy development aspirations in Kaikoura, New Zealand. Community groups and local business have turned to the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund to finance a green economy development vision...
  • May 16, 2019
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Associate Professor Janelle Knox-Hayes   Examining processes of sensemaking in communities coping with land loss, changes in local natural resources, and increased intensity of storm events uncovers the complexities of climate adaptation in coastal communities. Vulnerabilities to climate change are...
  • May 13, 2019
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Getting Published in The Conversation I have some experience of publishing pieces in The Conversation. This interactive session will share some of those tips and insights and how this may increase both your citations and altmetrics for publications in geography. The session will be...
  • May 10, 2019
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Roundtable: trends in the discipline and implications for writing and publishing This session promises lively conversation among editors, reviewers, Wiley Publishers, and early, mid, and later career academics about emergent, convergent, and divergent trends in the discipline and their implications...
  • May 10, 2019
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Matt Novacevski1 1The University Of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC   This paper explores the development of layered walking, a research method that builds on walking interviews to gain a deeper understanding of places and how they are made. Layered walking is...
  • May 10, 2019
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Professor Louis Schipper Abstract There is an increasing emphasis on removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing this carbon in soil to mitigate against predicted trajectories of climate change. While simple in concept facilitating this transformation requires deep understanding...
  • May 10, 2019
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Peter Kamstra1 1University Of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia   Progress has been made uncovering wellbeing benefits of social enterprises, but measuring these outcomes has been difficult. Here, we provide an innovative mixed methodology that link social enterprises with wellbeing outcomes by...
  • May 9, 2019
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