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Workshop agenda

 

WHERE: Department of Geography,

University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

 

Please see here for abstracts.

 

MONDAY 19th JUNE

4-5pm

Opening keynote, Salvatore Engel-di Mauro

 

 

TUESDAY 20th JUNE

9am

Opening

 

9.30am - 12:30pm

Presentations

  • 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

 

9:30am-12:30 pm

Presentations

  • 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".

 

2pm-3pm

Keynote, Bruno Latour

 

3pm-4pm

Panel debate and closing remarks