WHERE: Department of Geography,
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
Please see here for abstracts.
MONDAY 19th JUNE
Opening keynote, Salvatore Engel-di Mauro
TUESDAY 20th JUNE
9.30am - 12:30pm
Germain Meulemans, "Urban pedogeneses: an ethnography of the co-constitution of urbanites and city soils."
Kate Scow, "Life underground; how the other half lives."
Sebastian Ureta, "Are you alive? Testing and tasting soils’ toxic vitalities in a Chilean lab"
Tom Sizmur, "What have the earthworms ever done for us?"
Daniel Münster, "Gut and Soil: Multispecies Belonging and Specter of Nativism in Zero Budget Natural Farming."
Jenny Goldstein, "Degradation nightmare or development dream: Recalcitrant peat soil and postcolonial science in Southeast Asia."
Anne O'Brien, "Instrumental reason and care for soil in regenerative land stewardship."
1.15pm - 2.15 pm
Keynote, Kristina Lyons.
WEDNESDAY 21st JUNE
Elizabeth Stockdale, "Will measuring soil health lead to healthier soils on UK farms?"
Claude Levi Van Sant, "“The Long-Time Requirements of the Nation”: US Soil Surveys and the Political Ecology of White Supremacy"
Stephen Nortcliff, "Soil science: Changing perspectives from the inside and the outside"
Steve Banwart, "Soil Functions - the heart of Earth’s Critical Zone".
Nicolas Derungs, "Developing (in)effective policies: the case of soil erosion problem in Switzerland."
Duncan Cameron, "Managing soils for sustainable agriculture".
Keynote, Bruno Latour
Panel debate and closing remarks