28 August 2008
Two Geographers Awarded Distinguished Visiting Fellowships at Queen Mary, University of London
Two Geographers have been appointed as Distinguished Visiting Fellows for the 2007-08 academic year as part of Queen Mary, University of London's scheme to attract scholars of excellence to spend a semester at the College. Dr. Maria Kaika from the University of Oxford will spend the autumn 2007 at the College. Dr. Kaika has research interests in urban theory, the politics and culture of architectural technology and design, and urban political ecology. Professor Wendy Larner from the University of Bristol will spend the spring 2008 semester at Queen Mary. Professor Larner's research concerns globalisation, governance and gender, and theorisations of neo-liberalism.
Professor Gerry Pratt of the Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada to spend sabbatical in the Department of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London in autumn 2007.
Professor Cindi Katz of the City University of New York will visit the Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London during the 2007-08 academic year. Professor Katz will come to the Department as our annual visiting academic, which has attracted scholars such as Julie Graham and Bill Ruddiman in the past.