Geography Seminar Series

Each year, the Department of Geography hosts several seminars to present and discuss recent advances in geography research, from Western and beyond. These seminars consist of:

Geography Speaker Series

Speaker series offers informal talks and discussions on various Geography related issues. It is open to staff, students, faculty and the general public. We are serving complimentary Fair Trade coffee, refreshments and light snacks. Come out and listen to what people are up to!  To be notified by email of upcoming speakers: click here.

SpeakerWhen & WhereTopic & Description
Dr. Michael Pisaric
Department of Geography
Brock University
March 27, 2015
SSC Room 1059
Dr. Katie Stammler
Western University
March 6, 2015
SSC Room 1059
Dr. Jianbin Shi February 27, 2015
SSC Room 1059
Dr. Phil Stooke
Department of Geography Western University
January 16, 2015
SSC Room 1059
Mapping other Worlds: asteroids and other non-spherical objects
Dr. Anthony Winson
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Guelph
 November 14, 2014
SSC Room 1059
The Industrial Diet as the New Global Diet: Prime Movers and Prospects for Resistance
My talk develops further a theme broached in my recent book The Industrial Diet to explore the evidence of the expansion of the industrial diet in the global south and the rise of associated disease and early mortality there. 
Dr. Michael Pisaric
Department of Geography
Brock University
October 24, 2014

Dr. Sutama Ghosh
Geography Department
Ryerson University
October 17, 2014

Environmental Migration/Urbanization
Second Year Geography Masters Students September 19, 2014 The 6th Annual Masters Fieldwork Slideshow will showcase some of the many exciting adventures that have taken place over the summer through their fieldwork which covers a wide range of geographic topics. [POSTER]

Graduate Colloquium Series

The purpose of these departmental presentations is for the graduate students present interim results. The intention is to maintain communications with the academic community and to elicit feedback before the final thesis is written. As for all speakers we host, all faculty and graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend.

SpeakerWhen & WhereTopic & Description
Stay Tuned
Department of Geography Western University


Critical Reading Seminar Series

A volunteer graduate student will critically examine and discuss a recent geography article with other grad students and faculty members. The seminar is aimed to foster critical thinking, discussion and engagement with the literature, with your fellow graduate students and with faculty. Come out and enjoy the fun!

ModeratorWhen & WhereTopic & Description
Stay Tuned


Workshop Series

Workshops aim to teach geographical skills and improve professional development of graduate students and faculty alike. Workshops are open to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff. However, enrolment may be limited for some workshops.

InstructorWhen & WhereTopic & Description
Dr. Yue Huang
Intermap Technologies
Friday March 13, 2015 Remote Sensing

Siera Vercillo (PhD Student) Western University

4:00 - 5:00 PM
Monday November 24, 2014
Room 3036, SSC
“Just because it doesn’t go as planned doesn’t mean you failed: Conversations about risks and unintended complications of field research”
Dr. Jay Lee
Geography Department
Kent State University
2:00 PM
Friday October 3, 2014
Room 1059, SSC
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