Can geography help us avert catastrophe?
Last year, I read Danny Dorling and Carl Lee’s book "Geography" and saw Kate Tempest live in London.
Then Brexit and Trump happened.
This got me thinking and I decided to organise a Geography Festival to bring together inspiring people to highlight the importance of geography in creating a better future.
This one day festival will inspire a generation of geographers.
The programme for the day has now been confirmed as:
Opening Lectures – Where might catastrophe come from?
- Wanda Wyporska – Executive Director - The Equality Trust
- Sien van der Plank – Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholar – University of Southampton
Panel Discussion – How can geography help?
- David Lambert – Professor of Geography Education – UCL Institute of Education
- Carl Lee – Tutor – Working with Communities Programme – University of Sheffield
- Benjamin Hennig – Associate Professor in Geography – University of Southampton
Workshops – What can we do?
- Fuel Poverty Action
- Sew Solid Crew
- Poetry Workshop
- South Downs National Park Authority
- Population Matters
We'll celebrate the end of the day with live music from a suitably political musician.
Find out more here.
Your ticket includes: entry on the day / a hot lunch / geographical inspiration