Dear Friends


Looking forward to your abstracts for sessions sponsored/co-sponsored by the Cultural Geography Study Group. Upload abstracts  at;deadline Monday 18 March 2019.




1)New and Emerging Research in Cultural Geography (Michele Lobo, Michelle Duffy, Vickie Zhang)

2)Mobilising colours in geographical research: vibrancies, saturations, and more-than-visual methods (Diti Bhattacharya, Tim Edensor, Kaya Barry)

3)#Metoo: Exploring everyday negotiations of gender, space and place (Ainsley Hughes, Melina Ey and Kathy Mee)

4)Food Possibilities (Fanqi Liu, Ilan Wiesel, Lesley Head)

5)Research assemblages: thinking through the production of research (Susannah Clement)

6)From Ship to Shore: a cultural geography of seafarers (Uma Kothari and Maria Borovnik)

7)’Abundant futures’: The ethico-political potential of thinking with race (Michele Lobo, Ashraful Alam, Donna Houston and Andrew Burridge)

8)Sport Geographies (Adele Pavlidis and Jora Broerse)

9)Granular Geographies: sensing the materiality of stone, sand and soil (Uma Kothari and Vanessa Lamb)

10)The Unconscious and Emerging Behaviour (Scott Sharpe and the Difference Lab)

11)Thinking Intersectionality in Critical Feminist Development Studies ( Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt)


12)Animal urban geographies of the Global South: Making spaces for, with and by non-humans

(Yamini Narayanan and Ashraful Alam)


13)Decolonising the University: Theory and Praxis (Michele Lobo and Kaya Barry)


14)"If the trees spoke….Sound art, 2019, Binaural and Podcast Recordings of Voice and City Environments(Candice P. Boyd)

15) Housing and home: assembling geographies of emergence, divergence, and convergence (Tegan Bergan, Rae Dufty-Jones, Sophie-May Kerr, Kathy Mee, and Emma Power)


Liminal Zones: Where sea and land meet, Newcastle University (Friday, 26 April, 20-19) More details and program at RSVP by Wednesday 10th April


Pre-conference event (Tuesday, 9th July, 9-3pm)

Documentary filmmaking workshop with Molly Reynolds (


Kind Regards

Michele Lobo, Michelle Duffy, Vickie Zhang

(IAG Cultural Geog Study Group Convenors)


Dr Michele Lobo

Alfred Deakin Institute of Citizenship and Globalisation

Convenor, IAG Cultural Geography Study Group

Editor, Social & Cultural Geography

              Twitter: SocCultGeog

Editor, Book Reviews/Critical Dialogues, Postcolonial Studies Journal


Twitter: @michelelobo29


Lobo M 2019. Encountering the City: Haptic Images of Suburban Darwin. Area







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