UCL Anthropology


Human Ecology Research Group (HERG)

Tuesdays 2-4pm, 1-19 Torrington Place, Room B08

Spring 2020

14 January
Katherine Homewood: Impacts of environmental and conservation policies on land use, livelihoods and wellbeing in Africa

21 January
Dr Jo Abbot (DfID and Christian Aid Africa; HERG alumna): Life after HERG – careers in development

28 January
Prof Jay Mistry (Royal Holloway): Integrating traditional knowledge into national policy and practice in Guyana

Kayla de Freitas (AED alumna: Royal Holloway PhD candidate): Conversations around conservation policy and indigenous fire management

4 February
Clare Bissell (AED alumna: Cambridge PhD candidate): ‘The social ecology of people and trees in Kwahu East, Ghana’

11 February
Adam Runacres: Ferality and Fidelity: Different Approaches to Conservation

18 February: READING WEEK

[Cancelled due to UCU strike action] 25 February
Yara Shennan-Farpon: Restoration for people and nature: Finding co-benefits for Brazil’s MST farmers and Atlantic Forest biodiversity

[Cancelled due to UCU strike action] 3 March
Helen Muller: Tales from two villages: impacts of a five year trophy hunting ban on rural communities in Botswana

[Cancelled due to UCU strike action] 10 March
Lydia Gibson: “The Sustainability Trap: Understanding identity, species distribution, and forest use through parrot trapping in an indigenous Maroon village in Jamaica”

17 March
Bikku Bikku: The Raika of Rajasthan: Mobile Pastoralists in a Changing World