Lectures and presentations

Gandy. M. Keynote. Symposium Emerging Urbanisms in De-Industrializing Urban Regions, Taubman College/University of Michigan – February 2020

Gandy. M. ‘Natura Urbana’ Presentation. Landscape Design for Biodiversity Symposium. University of Turin/Politecnico di Torino – January 2020

Gandy. M. Presentation. German Congress for Geography, Kiel – September 2019

Gandy. M. Lecture. University of Lisbon – June 2019

Gandy. M. ‘Imagining Infrastructures’ Keynote. Infrastructural Reading: Fragments, Flows, Forms Workshop. City University, London – June 2019

Gandy. M. ‘The fly that tried to save the world: saproxylic geographies and other-than-human ecologies’ Lecture. LMU Munich – May 2019

Gandy. M. Presentation. Fondation maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris – March 2019

Gandy. M. Presentation. British Film Institute, London – February 2019

Gandy. M. ‘Urban ecology in prospect and retrospect’ Keynote. University of Lausanne – January 2019

Gandy. M. Lecture. Indian Institute of Technology Madras – January 2019

Gandy. M. ‘Saproxylic Geographies and other-than-human Ecologies’ Presentation. Workshop Ecologizing Urban Ontologies in the Anthropocene. TU Munich – November 2018

Gandy. M. ‘From other-than-human to forensic ecologies’ Presentation. Brussels Ecosystems Conference, Metrolab, Brussels – October 2018

Gandy, M. ‘The fly that tried to save the world: saproxylic geographies and other-than-human ecologies’ Presentation. Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in New Orleans – April 2018

Gandy, M. Presentation. Urban Affairs Association Conference, Toronto – April 2018

Gandy, M. ‘The Brachen of Berlin’ Keynote. NoVOID event. Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon – September 2017

Gandy, M. Lecture. Symposium Rise of the Automated City. Urban Institute, University of Sheffield – September 2017

Gandy, M. ‘The Brachen of Berlin’ Keynote. Metropolis 2017 DAAD event. Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London – June 2017

Gandy, M. ‘Negative Luminescence’ Keynote. Architectures, Natures & Data: The Politics of Environments conference. Tallinn Academy of Sciences – April 2017

Gandy, M. Negative luminescence’ Lecture. King’s College London – March 2017

Gandy, M. Presentation. John Harvard Seminar. CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities), University of Cambridge – February 2017

Gandy, M. ‘Urban Ecology in Prospect and Retrospect’ Lecture. University of Copenhagen – December 2016

Gandy, M. Presentation. Sciences Po, Institute of Political Studies Paris – September 2016

Gandy, M. ‘Rethinking Urban Nature’ Presentation. Symposium Maximising Biodiversity in Urbanized Landscapes: Learning from the past to plan for the future, University of Zürich – August 2016

Gandy, M. Presentation. Symposium Perec’s Geographies / Perequian Geographies, Sheffield University – May 2016

Gandy, M. Presentation. Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, San Fransisco – April 2016

Gandy, M. Cultural Geographies Annual Lecture. The Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in San Francisco – March 2016

Gandy, M. ‘From Urban Ecology to ecological urbanism: an ambiguous trajectory’ Presentation. University of University of Kent – March 2016

Gandy, M. ‘The Fabric of Space: Water, Modernity, and the Urban Imagination’ Lecture. UC Berkeley – March 2016

Gandy, M. ‘Ten years gone: urban political ecology in prospect and retrospect’ Lecture. University of Oxford – February 2016

Gandy, M. Presentation at the seminar series Défendre les Espaces Vagues, Université Libre de Brussels – December 2015

Gandy, M. Presentation. University of Cambridge – July 2015

Gandy, M. Presentation. Nordic Geographers Meeting, Tallinn – June 2015

Gandy, M. Presentation. Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Chicago – April 2015

Gandy, M. ‘Mosquitoes, modernity, and postcolonial Lagos’ Lecture. University of Bremen – December 2014

Gandy, M. ‘The fabric of space: water, modernity and the urban imagination’ SEED Annual Lecture. University of Manchester – September 2014

Gandy, M. Lecture. Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht, Berlin – June 2014

Gandy, M. Lecture. Leibniz Institute, Erkner – May 2014

Gandy, M. Lecture. Technical University of Darmstadt – May 2014

Gandy, M. Presentation. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main – May 2014

Gandy, M. ‘Cinematic Landscapes’ Keynote at Geography, Film, and Visual Culture symposium. King’s College London – April 2014

Gandy, M. ‘Exotik als Banalität: In the island city of West Berlin’ Lecture. University of the Arts/Universität der Künste Berlin – April 2014

Gandy, M. Lecture. Technical University of Darmstadt – March 2014

Gandy, M. ‘Periodicities and metabolisms’ Lecture. Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design – February 2014

Gandy, M. Lecture. University of Bremen – February 2014

Jasper, S. ‘Avian landscapes: attuning to birds in abandoned infrastructural spaces’ for the session More-than-human geographies of infrastructure at the Neue Kulturgeographien, Technocultures & Technoscape Conference, Bonn – January-February 2020

Jasper, S. ‘Niemandsland? Zur Geschichte der Berliner Mauerbrachen’ public talk at the conference Bäume Stadt Räume: Erleben, Erzählen, Erinnern in Berlin und Europa to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall – November 2019.

Jasper, S. ‘Sounding wastelands’ paper presentation for the session ‘Losing or Gaining Hope in the Apocalypse: Pre-/Peri-/Post-Apocalyptic Imaginaries in the Anthropocene’ at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London, UK – August 2019

Jasper, S. ‘Experimental fields: sound, ecology, and urban wastelands’ presentation for the Ecologizing Urban Ontologies in the Anthropocene workshop, Rachel Carson Center and Technical University of Munich, Germany – November 2018

Jasper, S. ‘Metropolitan soundscapes: acoustic terrains of late modernity’ presentation at the Center for Metropolitan Studies, Technical University Berlin – November 2018

Jasper, S. ‘Cinematic soundscapes’ presentation for the Film as Method in the Geo-Humanities workshop, University of Cambridge – October 2018

Jasper, S. ‘Lively matter, critical inertia? Reflections on the neovitalist turn in geography’ presentation at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in New Orleans – April 2018

Jasper, S. Panelist for Author Meets Critics: Shannon Dawdy’s Patina: A Profane Archaeology at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in New Orleans – April 2018

Jasper, S. Convener. Architecture, Geo-Politics and Scientific Knowledge workshop, co-organized with Maros Krivy, King’s College Cambridge – January 2018

Jasper, S. ‘Vibrating worlds’ presentation at the Imagining infrastructures: space, subject, and affect workshop, funded by the British Academy, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – March 2017

Jasper, S. ‘Soundscapes’ lecture for The Geographies of Global Urbanism, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – March 2017

Jasper, S. ‘Sonic refugia: nature, architecture, and landscape design in West Berlin’ paper presented at Epistemes of Modern Acoustics lecture series, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany – February 2017

Jasper, S. ‘Sonic Commons’ presentation for the Commons: Boundaries, Networks, Encounters Research Exchange Evening, King’s College Cambridge, UK – February 2017

Jasper, S. ‘Biocentric geographies? Feminist theory and the net-vitalist turn’ paper presented at the Geography and Neo-vitalism workshop, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – November 2016

Jasper, S. ‘Sonic refugia: nature, noise-abatement, and landscape design in West Berlin’ paper presented at Sound Modernities: Histories of Architecture, Design, and Space workshop, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany – June 2016

Jasper, S. ‘Laborinsel: West Berlin as an experimental city’ lecture given at the Critical Urban Ecology Symposium 2016, University of Brighton, Uk – February 2016

Jasper, S. ‘Cultural and scientific experimentation in West Berlin’ paper presented at the Nordic Geographers Meeting, Tallinn, Estonia – June 2015

Jasper, S. ‘Acoustic City: Zur Rolle von Klang, Musik, und Lärm in der Erfahrung und Produktion von Städten’ lecture for the Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning, BTU Cottbus, Germany – June 2015

Jasper, S. – Panelist for The Acoustic City: Exploring Geographies of Sound panel session at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Chicago, USA – April 2015

Jasper, S. ‘Akustische Ökologie: Experimentierfeld West Berlin’ paper presented at the Wastelands symposium, University of the Arts (UdK) Berlin – June 2014

Krivý, M. Cybernetic landscapes, ca. 1967: On Etarea and Potteries Thinkbelt’ European Architectural History Network meeting. Edinburgh – June 2020 [cancelled]

Krivý, M. ‘Grey today, colourful tomorrow: Mass housing and future imagination in Czech and Slovak Republic’ Symposium Toward a history of modern colour, University of Cambridge – May 2020 [cancelled]

Krivý, M. ‘Platform urbanism and livable cities?’ AAG Annual Meeting, Denver – April 2020 [cancelled]

Krivý, M. Convener. New approaches to urban nature: Landscapes, practices, ideas. AAG Annual Meeting, Denver [Paper session + panel discussion, with S. Jasper; cancelled] – April 2020

Krivý, M. Symposium Learning from socialism: Alternative modernities in the Second World. Iowa State University – April 2020 [cancelled]

Krivý, M. ‘Counter-tour of the exhibition “Our happy life: Architecture and well-being in the age of emotional capitalism”’ CCA, Montreal – November 2019

Krivý, M. ‘Automation or meaning? Socialism, humanism and cybernetics in Etarea.’ KTH School of Architecture, Stockholm – October 2019

Krivý, M. ‘The unbearable lightness of “complexity” ‘ The Virginia Tech Study Abroad Program Postmodernism and neoliberalism, Rome – June 2019

Krivý, M. ‘Cities for people? From Bo-Miljø to “Copenhagenize.”’ Symposium Changing welfare, Copenhagen [with N. Jørgensen] – April 2019

Krivý, M. Convener. The geopolitical aesthetics of postmodernism. SAH Annual Meeting, Providence. [Paper session, with L.-C. Szacka.] – April 2019

Krivý, M. Convener. Post-extractive landscapes: Environments of revitalization. SAH Annual Meeting, Providence. [Panel discussion, with J. Ferng, L. Jacobi, A. Bierig, and S. Hochhäusl] – April 2019

Krivý, M. ‘Platform urbanism and knowledge-power’ Symposium Urban platforms and the future city Manchester Urban Institute, Manchester – February-March 2019

Krivý, M. ‘Urban complexity: A fad?’ Symposium Digital cultures: knowledge / culture / technology Leuphana University, Lüneburg – September 2018

Krivý, M. Convener. The political aesthetics of postmodernism: Between late socialism and late capitalism. EAHN Meeting, Tallinn. [Paper session, with L.-C. Szacka.] – June 2018

Krivý, M. ‘Urban complexity: A fad?’ Symposium Structural instabilities. PennDesign, Philadelphia – April 2018

Krivý, M. Convener. Designing urban futures? Eco-cybernetics, or, how to govern the anthropocene. AAG Annual Meeting, New Orleans. [Paper session, with K. Grove.] – April 2018

Krivý, M. ‘Wasteland aesthetic’ AAG Annual Meeting, New Orleans – April 2018

Krivý, M. ‘Monuments to the social factory’ Exhibition Baltic material assemblies. AA & RIBA, London – March 2018

Krivý, M. ‘Socialist humanism and cybernetics: Designing the scientific and technological revolution in Etarea’ Symposium Designing geopolitics, University of Basel – January 2018

Krivý, M. Convener. Architecture, geo-politics and scientific knowledge. University of Cambridge. [Workshop, with S. Jasper.] – January 2018

Krivý, M. ‘Socialist humanism and cybernetics: Designing the scientific and technological revolution in Etarea’ University of Cambridge – January 2018

Krivý, M. ‘Urban regeneration and the environmentality of architecture’ CCA/Mellon seminar Architecture and/for the Environment. CCA, Montreal – July 2017

Krivý, M. Convener. Architectures, Natures & Data: The Politics of Environments Tallinn [International conference with call for papers] – April 2017

Krivý, M. ‘The neovitalist impulse in contemporary urbanism’ AAG Annual Meeting, Boston – April 2017

Krivý, M. ‘Towards a critique of biourbanism’ presentation AAG in Boston, in the session ‘Design, Biopolitics and Resilience in a Complex World’ (chaired by Sara Nelson and Kevin Grove) – April 2017

Krivý, M. ‘Urban nature as a pharmakon?’ (run by Maros Krivy and Agata Marzecova), The 6th Winter School of the Estonian Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts ‘New natures, entangled cultures: perspectives in environmental humanities’, Tallinn University – January 2017

Ramesh, N. ‘Desalination as infrastructural space: urban spatialisation of an amorphous techno-political state’ at the workshop Water, Technology and the Nation State at University of Manchester in October 2016

Ramesh, N. ‘Sustainable infrastructure and fluid states: a nexus produced in friction’ at the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Annual Conference – August 2016

Ramesh, N. ‘Infrastructural Articulations of the Technopolitical State at the Association of American’ Geographers (AAG) Annual Conference – April 2016

Ramesh, N. ‘Seawater & techno-urbanism: how a state re-invents itself’ at the British Association of South Asian Studies (BASAS) Annual Conference – April 2016

Ramesh, N. ‘Local Waterscapes & Global Technologies: Micropolitics of Sustainability in Chennai’ in the Working Paper Series, SOAS South Asia Institute, London – June 2015

Rehman, N. ‘Seeing like a mosquito: The aesthetics and politics of vector surveillance in Lahore’, presented at Urban Climates: Power, Development and Environment in South Asia, Dartmouth College – October 2019

Rehman, N. Convener. Urban Climates: Power, Development and Environment in South Asia Seminar Series, with workshops at Cambridge University (June 2019) and Dartmouth College (October 2019). Funded by Urban Studies Foundation. (Co-organized with Aparna Parikh). June / October 2019

Rehman, N. ‘The city in a breeding ground: Making and remaking climates of disease vulnerability’, presented at Urban Climates: Power, Development and Environment in South Asia, University of Cambridge – June 2019

Rehman, N. ‘From Fractured Publics to Shared Responses: Rethinking Environmental Responsibility’, presented in paper session Geographies of Responsibility, at Association for American Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington DC – April 2019

Rehman, N. Convener. Urban Climates: Power, Development and Environment in South Asia panel and paper session, American Association of Geographers 2019 annual meeting, Washington DC (Co-organized with Aparna Parikh) – April 2019

Rehman, N. ‘Mosquitoes in the Colonial Archive’. Invited presentation for Archives Forum, Fieldwork Seminar Series, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – October 2018

Rehman, N. ‘Urban Vectors: Canals, Mosquitoes, and Malarial Subjects at Mian Mir ca.1850-1909’, presented at Circulation(s): On the Logistical Condition, Goldsmiths, University of London – May 2018

Rehman, N. ‘Following those who Follow Mosquitoes’. Invited talk for Fieldwork Seminar Series, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – May 2018

Rehman, N. ‘From Fractured Publics to Shared Responses: Rethinking Environmental Responsibility through Mosquito Control in Lahore’, presented at Postcolonial Perspectives on Urban Epidemiology, University of Cambridge – April 2018

Rehman, N. Postcolonial Perspectives on Urban Epidemiology workshop, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK – April 2018

Rehman, N. ‘Visualizing and Governing the Epidemic City: Geographies of Dengue Surveillance in Lahore’, presented at Department of Geography 3rd Year Conference, University of Cambridge – April 2018

Rehman, N. ‘Mosquitoes and the Political Ecologies of Stagnant Water’, presented at the Association for American Geographers Annual Meeting, Panel: Rethinking Urban Nature. New Orleans – April 2018

Rehman, N. ‘Not Seeing Like a State: The Aesthetics and Politics of Mosquito Landscapes’, presented at Assembling Epidemics: Disease, Ecology and the (Un)natural, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge – September 2017

Rehman, N. ‘Chasing mosquitoes’ presentation in ‘Multispecies Landscapes: Assembling the Colonial Geographies of Malaria Research’ in panel: ‘Studying Interspecies Relations and Staying with the Trouble’, the Association for American Geographers Annual Meeting. Boston – April 2017

Rehman, N. Convener. On More-than-Human Spaces interdisciplinary panel and discussion, Carnegie Mellon University (held at Center for Sustainable Landscapes Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens) Pittsburgh, PA US – April 2017

Rehman, N. ‘The aftermath of an experiment: Assembling medical knowledge and urban space at Mian Mir (1901-1909)’ presentation at the Techniques, Technologies and Materialities of Epidemic Control at CRASSH, Cambridge – September 2016

Rosengren, M. ‘Urban trees as “furniture”? On moving large street trees and more-than-human politics of the right to move and stay put’ (Re)Connecting Urban Natures. Symposium. RMIT Europe, Barcelona – February 2020

Rosengren, M. Färjenäs, a wasteland historiography; or, tracing uneasy landscapes of forgetting and remembering’. Royal Geographical Society with IBG, Panel: More-than-Human haunted Landscapes: Trace-ing Binaries Of Hope/Desolation. London – August 2019

Rosengren, M. ‘Cultivating feral ecologies? More-than-human practices of ‘managing’ urban green space’ Urban ecologies: cultivated, feral, wild. ERC Horizon 2020 uEcologies Project Workshop. Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – November 2018

Rosengren, M. Convener. Film as Method in the Geo-Humanities Workshop. Co-organised with Matthew Gandy, Clive Oppenheimer and Bill Adams. Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – October 2018

Rosengren, M. ‘Färjenäs, a wasteland historiography; or, tracing an urban ecology of remembering’ From horror vacui to spaces of re-enchantment: art, ecology, and urban wastelands. Workshop. University of the Arts Berlin. Berlin – May 2018

Rosengren, M. ‘Urban nature of agonistic access, agency, and affect – living with the potential of difference in the more-than-human city’. Third-Year PhD Conference. Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – April 2018

Rosengren, M. ‘Affecting the more-than-human – exploring socio-ecological alignments in urban green space preservation’. Association for American Geographers Annual Meeting, Panel: Rethinking Urban Nature. New Orleans – April 2018

Rosengren, M. ‘Grounding ethnography: or ambivalent knowledge productions through qualitative data’ Fieldwork Seminar Series: Methodologies in the ‘field’. Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – November 2017

Rosengren, M. ‘Picturing multispecies ethnography: exploring human and other-than-human urban inequalities through visual methods’ Nordic Geographers Meeting, Panel: Visualizing Inequalities. Engaging with (critical) visual methods in Geography. Stockholm – June 2017

Rosengren, M. ‘Dendrocopos minor as infrastructure? Reimagining green infrastructure through the lesser spotted woodpecker’ Imagining infrastructure: space, subject, and affect Workshop. Department of Geography, University of Cambridge – March 2017

Rosengren, M. Convener. Urban Appropriation Strategies workshop, co-organised with Flavia Alice Mameli, Franziska Polleter and Josefine Sarkez-Knudsen, Kassel University – November 2016

Srinivasan, K. [invited speaker] ‘Revisiting social natures’ (keynote at Multispecies Economic Justice Symposium) University of Sydney, Australia – June 2019

Srinivasan, K. [invited speaker] ‘Replacing the human’ (at Sydney Ideas, public event, with around 260 attendees) University of Sydney, Australia – June 2019

Srinivasan, K. [invited speaker] ‘Unintentional natures: Thought experiments on canine cosmopolitanism’ Political Animals, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands – June 2019

Srinivasan, K. [invited speaker] ‘Re-placing the social’, After Progress, Goldsmiths, University of London, U.K. – September 2019

Srinivasan, K. [invited speaker] ‘Remaking more-than-human society’, Urban Climates: Power, Environment & Development in South Asia, University of Cambridge, U.K. – June 2019

Srinivasan, K. [invited speaker] ‘The sustainability episteme & conservation biopolitics’ Newcastle University, Newcastle, U.K. – December 2018

Srinivasan, K. [invited speaker] ‘Re-placing the human’ Casting the Runes: The Future of Higher Education, Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities, Glasgow, U.K. – June 2018

Srinivasan, K. [panelist] ‘Zoopolis: A multispecies urban history’ Animal Geography Plenary, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, USA – March-April 2016

Srinivasan, K. ‘Animal others and urban cosmopolitics’ Nordic Geographers Meeting, Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia – June 2015