Geography Annual Research Day

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Event Agenda

Ross North 120
Friday, March 31, 2017


11:30 - 12:30: Morning Session I
Chair: Dan Evans

The Extractive Industries and Conservation: Questioning Trends in Corporate Social Responsibility
Author: Devin Holterman

Scale and the Study of Contentious Politics: The Case of Communist Parties in India
Author: Rupi Minhas

Teachers’ Unions, the State and Struggles over Scales of Education Policy and Governance in North America
Author: Paul Bocking

Lunch (12:30-1:30)

1:30 – 2:15: Afternoon Session I
Chair: Amardeep Kaur

Social Network Analysis as Geography: Notes from Studying Big Business in the Philippines
Author:  Kenneth Cardenas

Embodying Queerness in Qualitative Research Practices
Author: Rae Rosenberg

2:30 – 3:50: Afternoon Session II
Chair: Colin Sutherland

Conservation in Focus: Capturing the Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) Scheme through Ecotourism and Camera-traps in Laos
Author: Kyle Wagner

Conservation, Consumption, and Livelihoods in Vietnam: Illuminating Contradictions in Neoliberalised Natures
Author: Renée McWhirter

The Uneven Impact of Water Security Issues for Inuit in Iqaluit, Nunavut
Author: Victoria Watson

Ambivalence, Dependence, and the New Conservation Paradigm: Examining the Relationship between First Nations and Conservation Groups in Yukon’s Peel Watershed
Author: Colin O’Neil