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UCD Public Lectures on Mountain Research

08/03/2022 17/05/2022

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UCD Mountain Research is a Strategic Priority of the UCD Earth Institute for 2021-2023. Put simply, the aims of MRG are to promote interdisciplinary work on mountain landscapes within and beyond UCD.

The Public Lecture Series (Spring 2022) highlight the range of interdisciplinary approaches characteristic of mountain research. Public lectures will be held at 7pm on the following dates, with a Zoom link made available shortly:

8 March 2022: Maggie Jackson (Trinty College Dublin). Dr Jackson is glaciologist working on climate change.

29 March 2022: Seth Campbell (Univ Maine, USA). Dr Campbell is a glaciologist with interests in ice cores, alpine education, climate activism

5 April 2022: Ros Bryce (Perth UHI, Scotland). Dr Bryce is Director, Centre for Mountain Studies with a background in ecology and interests in the social dimensions of upland land use.

19 April 2022: Eugene Costello (UCC/Univ Stockholm). Dr Costello is an archaeologist and historian of upland rural landscapes.

3 May 2022: Sarah Speck (affiliated researcher GIUZ UZH, Zurich) is a human geographer with interests in ageing and migration in countries of the Global South, with a focus on the Hill Region of Nepal.

17 May 2022:Jonathan Westaway (University Central Lancashire, England). Dr Westaway a historian of mountaineering, mountain environments and imperial cultures of exploration.

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Cover image by Samsommer on Unsplash. 

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