A directory of inaugural lectures delivered by geographers at UK universities
Inaugural lectures are typically given by academics to mark their appointment to a professorship or other senior academic position. They are often open to the public and focus on the academic's area of research expertise. This page lists inaugrual lectures which have been delivered by geographers at UK universities in recent years and are available to watch, listen to or read online. This directory is dynamic; if you know of other geographical inaugural lectures which are available online, we’d like to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sarah White (2018) - Moralities of wellbeing Listen online
Ian Cook (2018) - Minifigurative politics View transcript
Simon Pemberton (2017) - Migration, mobility and place: Living in different contexts of super-diversity Watch online
Bruce Malamud (2015) - Tales and Tails of Natural Hazards Watch online
Nick Drake (2017) - Saharan climate change and its role in human dispersal out of Africa Listen online
Alan Simson (2015) - The Emerging Role of Urban Forestry in the New European Urbanism Watch online
Christian Hilber (2017) - Britain’s Housing Crisis: causes and cures Listen online
Riccardo Crescenzi (2017) - The Multinational World: how cities and regions win or lose in the global innovation contest Watch online
Olmo Silva (2018) - School Autonomy, School Choice and the Quality of Education: evidence from England Watch online
Peter Hopkins (2019) - Understanding Islamophobia Listen online
Danny Dorling (2014) - Geography, Inequality and Oxford Watch online
Ben Rogaly (2018) - ‘Food-work city’: Oral histories of and for changing places Listen online
Michael Grubb (2018) - Energy, Europe and the Economics of Innovation View transcript
Richard Taylor (2019) - Surviving the Anthropocene: the role of groundwater Watch online
Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (2019) - Refuge in a Moving World: Beyond Hospitality and Hostility Watch online
James Cheshire (2020) - The Power of Maps Watch online
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