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For Teachers & Advisers

Geography Teachers' Conference

Durham University's Geography Department held a free conference for teachers on 18-19th July 2017.

The conference sessions addressed selected aspects of the new curriculum, including:

  • Thinking Geopolitics: Governance and Citizenship in a Changing World

  • Governing human trafficking, forced labour and “modern day slavery.”

  • Water and climate in the North Atlantic region, past, present and future

  • Hazard and risk in Nepal: planning for future earthquake disasters

  • 1) The place of nature, and 2) Climate change and migration in critical perspective

  • Changing Place, Changing Places: Quantitative Approaches to Class, Ethnicity and Conflict

Speakers included: Professor Louise Amoore, Dr Siobhan McGrath, Dr Lisa Baldini, Dr Tom Robinson, Dr Andrew Baldwin and Niall Cunningham.