Presentations

Research Presentations of Lab Members

Research Presentations in the Near Future (2018-2019)

Zimmerer, Karl. 2019. Invited Research Presentation, “Emergent spillover effects in urban-rural telecoupling and impacts on food agrobiodiversity,” Global Land Programme Meeting, Bern Switzerland, April 24-26.

Cavallo, Sara, Zimmerer Karl, others. 2019. Research Presentations and Panelist Presentations. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C. April 3-7.

Zimmerer, Karl. 2018. Invited Lecture, “New directions in the political ecology of conservation: Food, justice, and climate change issues.” Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management (RPTM), Pennsylvania State University, November 30.

Zimmerer, Karl. 2018. “Biodiversity in Food Systems Amid Social-Environmental Transformations in Latin America.” Keynote Address, Agricultural Transformation in Latin America’s Changing Climate. Latin American and Iberian Institute. University of New Mexico. November 14-16.

Cavallo, Sara. 2018. Invited Panelist, “Governing more-than-human spaces,” 8th Annual Nature-Society Workshop, Pennsylvania State University, September 21.

Zimmerer, Karl. 2018. Invited Panelist, “Land + resource geographies,” 8th Annual Nature-Society Workshop, Pennsylvania State University, September 21.

 

Research Presentations in Recent Past (2018)

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2018. “Relevancia de los flujos espaciales entre distintos sistemas o paisajes agroalimentarios.” Institute of Regional Development and the Science and Culture Unit, University of Granada, Granada, Spain. June 14.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2018. “Conserving Agrobiodiversity amid the Dynamics of Environmental and Socioeconomic Changes.” Keynote Address, 10th World Potato Congress and the XXVIII Congreso de la Asociación Latinoamericana de la Papa – ALAP, Cusco, Peru. May 30.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2018. “Navigating new geographies of agrobiodiversity: Potential sustainability and social use or dystopia in agriculture and food systems amid global changes.” Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal. April 23.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2018. Invited Discussant Presentation, “Variability that lives: Ecological, political, and social adaptations to different environmental zones of South America,” Organizers Sadie Weber and Solsire Cusicanqui Marsano; 8 Papers. Society of American Archaeology (SAA), Washington, D.C. April 14.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2018. “New spaces of dystopia and sustainability: Transforming the geographic dynamics of biodiversity use and social access in food systems amid global change.” School of Geography and Development. University of Arizona, Tucson. February 2.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2018. “Research Seminar”. Center for Regional Food Studies Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology. University of Arizona, Tucson. February 1.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2018. “Biodiversidad, seguridad alimentaria, y ‘vivir bien’: La política, los sistemas, y las contradicciones.” Centro de Cultura y Pensamiento (CCP), Cochabamba, Bolivia. January 17.

Presentations at the Annual Meeting of the AAG (Spring 2018)

Baumann, Megan. 2018. “Farmer Seed Projects and Environmental Landscape Knowledge in Nicaragua.” In Paper Session: Farmer decision-making in a changing world: Probing the complexities of farmer action for more sustainable and just food systems – II. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG), New Orleans, Louisiana. April 12.

Cavallo, Sara E. 2018. “Navigating compounding uncertainty: shifting farmer knowledge networks in response to banana Xanthomonas wilt in western Uganda.” In Paper Session: Living with Uncertainty: Science, Environments and the Everyday. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG), New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Hedberg, Russell. 2018. Querying social-ecological embeddedness: Farmers’ market social relations and environmental farming practices in the New York City region.” Farmer decision-making in a changing world: Probing the complexities of farmer action for more sustainable and just food systems – I. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG), New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Ryan, M.L. 2018. “Segregation in the Landscape: Agroecology, labor, and social position in Nepal’s Midhills.” In Paper Session: Farmer decision-making in a changing world: Probing the complexities of farmer action for more sustainable and just food systems. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG), New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Ryan, M.L. 2018. Panel participant in panel session “Positionality, gender, and fieldwork: An intercampus dialogue connecting institutional practice and fieldwork experience.” American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG), New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Tamariz, Gabriel. 2018. “Agrobiodiversity Change from Drug War Violence in Mexico” In Paper Session: Agrobiodiversity in Conflict and Post-Conflict Landscapes. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (AAG), New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Tubbeh, Ramzi. 2018. “Cracks in concrete: interrogating different forms of resistance in the Colca-Majes-Siguas engineered waterscape.” In Paper Session: Subversive Mobilities: Infrastructures, Boundary Objects, and Everyday Ecologies of Breaking Borders. Dimensions of Political Ecology (DOPE) Conference, Lexington, Kentucky. February 22 – February 24, 2018.

Research Presentations in 2017 and Earlier

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. “Biodiversity in agri-food systems: Apocalypse, alternatives, and what should the environmental sciences do?” School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES), Yale University. November 13.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Invited Participant and Workshop Presentations, Research Workshop on “Land use/cover change in the tropical Andes during the 21st century; Patterns, drivers, future scenarios and research agenda.” Mountain Research Initiative, Quito, Ecuador. September 26-30.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. “Agrobiodiversity and sustainability in the 21st Century: Necessary as the analytic nexus or the next anthem of future agroecology and food systems?,” with Stef de Haan, Research Presentation in Session on Agrobiodiversity and Traditional Knowledge: Conservation Strategies and Sustainable Development. Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany (SEB), Bragança, Portugal. June 6.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. “Desafíos y Estatregias Para la Sosteniblidad de los Sistemas Agro-Alimentarios y Paisajes de Producción y de Consumo de España Frente los Cambios Climáticos y Tasas de Urbanización Mas Fuerte del Mundo.” Departamento de Geografía, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain. May 25.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. “Target, measure and act​: Agrobiodiversity transitions at different scales ​and implications for integrated conservation​.” European Association for Research on Planting Breeding (EUCARPIA) Congress, Genetic Resources, Montpelier, France. May 9 (with Stef de Haan and Severin Polreich).

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Panelist and Organizer (with Jia-Ching Chen, UC Santa Barbara): Sustainable Territories-I? National Spatial Planning and Zonation for Environmental Governance in Latin America and China. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 5.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Discussant, Chair, and Organizer (with Jia-Ching Chen, UC Santa Barbara): Sustainable Territories-II? Local and Transnational Territorializations for Environmental Governance. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 5.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. “Linking biodiversity in agri-food systems to major pathways of livelihood change, justice, and resource ecology in transformations amid global change.” In Paper Session: Changing Land Use, Changing Livelihoods: Smallholders Today. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 5.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Discussant: Theorizing Land Science.  Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 6.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Chair, Introducer: Institutional resilience in social-ecological and political systems: Designing ethnographic, embedded, and environmental approaches at multiple levels. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 6.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Discussant: Resilience, Food, and Agriculture: Social-Ecological Frameworks for Sustainability and Social Justice III – Governance & Adaptive Capacity.  Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 8.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. “New spaces of dystopia or sustainability? Geographic dynamics of biodiversity in land use and food systems”, Department of Geography, Rutgers University. February 17.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Plenary, “Strengthening the sustainability of agricultural biodiversity”, University Lecture, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. April 19.

Zimmerer, Karl S., and Eric Lambin. 2016. “Global, multi-scale telecoupling of smallholder land use and livelihoods: Social-ecological analyses of trade-offs, risk, and vulnerability”, Global Land Project 3rd Open Science Meeting, Beijing, China. October 25.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Remoteness and the evolution of agrobiodiversity in the Andes: Tracing the cultural spaces of human-environment knowledge”, Northeast Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory (NCAAEE). Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. October 16.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Introduction and overview: Agrobiodiversity in the 21st Century and an Integrative Scientific Framework for Transformative Sustainability”, Keynote Address, Ernst Strungmann Forum, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany. October 3.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Cambio climático y agrobiodiversidad relacionados con la seguridad y soberanía alimentaria” (Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity Related to Food Security and Sovereignty), Keynote Address, Foro Internacional de Glaciares y Ecosistemas de Montaña, Instituto Nacional de Investigación en Glaciares y Ecosistemas de Montaña (INAIGEM), Huaraz, Peru. August 12.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Cultural landscapes and landscape justice”, Invited Seminar, Department of Landscape Science and the HERCULES Cultural Landscape Project, University of Hohenheim, Hohenheim, Germany. September 30.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Integrating environmental and ecological analysis with political ecology and studies of society, science, and technology”, Seminar Presentation, IRI THESys (Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems), Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. September 27.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Perspectivas geográficas y interdisciplinarias sobre la agrobiodiversidad frente a cambios rurales-urbanos y climáticos”, Universidad Nacional Hermilio Valdizán, Huánuco, Peru. July 25.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Land Use Planning, Biodiversity of Food Systems and Sustainability: International Comparisons of ‘Territorial Ordering’ (Ordenamiento Territorial, OT)”, The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Bellagio, Italy. July 4.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. “Ordenamiento Territorial in Latin America: Transnational ideas and national developments of spatial and environmental planning”, XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). New York, New York. May 29.

Lab Members’ Presentations, Recent Past (organized by date)

Baumann, Megan D. 2017. “The Role of Landscape Cognition in Smallholder Crop Management for Food Security in Nicaragua.” In Paper Session: Transforming Human-Environment Interactions Research through Integrative Methods 1. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 6.

Hedburg, Russ. 2017. Chair, Organizer, Presenter: Resilience, Food, and Agriculture: Social-Ecological Frameworks for Sustainability and Social Justice: I, II, & III. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 8.

Hong, Yooinn. 2017. “How farmers “make it work”: home garden plant diversity reveals smallholder adaptation to stresses of historical commercial citrus introduction in Jeju, Korea (1970-2015).” In Paper Session: Food system transitions 3: Gardening and urban agriculture. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 8.

Ryan, Marie-Louise. 2017. “Khana khanu bhayo (Have you eaten)? Land tenure, uneven development, and traditional rice varieties in Nepal’s Midhills.” In Paper Session: Perspectives on Migration: Local to Global Dimensions III.Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 8.

Tamariz, Gabriel. 2017. “Violent rural environments amid the War on Drugs.” In Paper Session: New Voices in Rural Geography. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston. April 7.

Tubbeh, Ramzi. 2017. Panelist: “Mediating Territoriality: Articulations of Indigenous Autonomy and Resource Control in the Peruvian Amazon.” Session name: Sustainable Territories-II? Local and Transnational Territorializations for Environmental Governance. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, April 5.

Baumann, Megan D. 2017. “Landscape Cognition and Smallholder Food Security in Northern Nicaragua”, Conference for Latin American Geographers, New Orleans, Louisiana. January 4, 2017.

Tubbeh, Ramzi. 2017. “A challenge to territory: indigenous peoples’ access to forest resources in two Peruvian na-tive communities”,  Conference for Latin American Geographers, New Orleans, Louisiana. January 4, 2017.

Tubbeh, Ramzi. 2016. “A challenge to territory: indigenous peoples’ access to forest resources in two Peruvian native communities.” Rural Studies Conference. Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. October 28, 2016.

Cavallo, Sara E. 2016. “Changing agri-food systems and smallholder knowledge networks in response to Banana Xanthomonas Wilt and agro-ecological intensification.” Invited Talk, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kampala, Uganda. October 21, 2016.

Cavallo, Sara E. 2016. “Linking Banana Xanthomonas wilt and agro-ecological intensification to food practices in Kabarole District, Uganda.” Poster Presentation, IRI THESYS Summer School in Transformative Human-Environment Research & Participatory Methods: From Co-production to Co-producing, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. September 26, 2016.

Tubbeh, Ramzi 2016. “Conservación, medios de vida y derechos de pueblos indígenas en la Reserva Comunal Amarakaeri”, Conservation, livelihoods, and rights of indigenous peoples in the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve). VIII Coloquio Internacional de Estudiantes de Geografía y Medio Ambiente. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru. May 19, 2016.

Hedberg II, Russell C. 2016. “Mixing methods in political ecology: combining Qualitative data with biophysical science”, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, California. March 29-April 2, 2016.

Hedberg II, Russell C. 2016. “Interdisciplinarity in graduate training in new institutional landscapes”, Panel presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, California. March 29-April 2, 2016.

Cavallo, Sara E. 2016. “’It is eating as we eat’: the political ecology of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt in Western Uganda”, Political Ecology of Multi-Species Spaces. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California. March 29 – April 2, 2016.