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Colloquium

The CGA hosts the monthly "Harvard Geography Colloquium" in which we invite leading geospatial researchers to present cutting edge geographic research in a seminar format. Our goal is to provide the Harvard community with a forum to highlight the unique perspectives, findings, and directions of contemporary geography. The group typically meets monthly during the academic year. Check our Events Calendar for actual dates. All are welcome and free lunch is provided for the first 20 attendees.

The Space Between Us: Social Geography and Politics

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

SpeakerRyan Enos  (Harvard University, Dept of Government)

AUDIO RECORDING (MP3)

Date and Time:   Thursday Dec 7th,  12:00pm  -  1:30pm

Integrating Urban Design and Analytics

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Andres Sevtsuk, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Noon - 1:30 on Thursday, November 2 in room S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.

Data-Driven Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Dr. Shan Jiang, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Thursday, October 5, 2017.  Noon - 1:30.  CGIS South Building, Room S354.

Youtube Live Broadcast will be available HERE

Where The Animals Go: Big data and design

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location:  Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South S020
Date: Sept 18th, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Click here to watch the recorded presentation.
For thousands of years, tracking animals has meant following their physical traces – footprints, fallen feathers and nests. But cutting-edge geospatial technology is revolutionising our ability to map their movements and behaviour.

Boston Area Research Initiative

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Drs. Robert Sampson and Dan O’Brien. 

Room S354, CGIS South Building.

Spatial urban analytics: big data, methodologies, and behavioural implications

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Speakers:

René Westerholt, Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University
Guibo Sun, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Location:  Room S354, CGIS South building.

A Framework of Social Media Analytics for wildfire hazards

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Dr. Xinyue Ye, Founding Director of Computational Social Science Lab at Kent State University.

Slides | Presentation recording

Noon - 1:30, Room S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.

Linked Spatial Web Data and Ontology Applications in Surface Water Hydrology

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

By Josh Lieberman, senior research scientist at CGA.

Thursday, December 1, 2016. Noon - 1:30. Room S354, CGIS South building, 1730 Cambridge St.

From Text to Map: Arabic Biographical Collections and Geospatial Analysis

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Speaker:   Dr. Maxim Romanov     website
Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Lehrstul für Digital Humanities
Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig

Thursday, Nov 17th, Noon - 1:30. Room S-050, CGIS South building, 1730 Cambridge St

The Relevance of Cartography

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:30am

By Georg Gartner, Full Professor of Cartography at the Vienna University of Technology.

Thursday, 10/13, Noon - 1:30. Room K401, CGIS Knafel building, 1737 Cambridge St.

View presentation recording

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