Eastern Africa: Geographic Approaches to Human and Human-Environment Relationships (I)

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Africa Specialty Group, Development Geographies Specialty Group, Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/5/2019
Start / End Time: 9:55 AM / 11:35 AM
Room: 8228, Park Tower Suites, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: Jessica Marter-Kenyon, Justin Mullikin
Chairs: Jessica Marter-Kenyon


This session highlights the diversity of contemporary human and human-environment geography research in Eastern Africa.

Selected papers focus on themes including:

- Governance, state power and resistance
- Changing social practices, interactions and values
- Transitions in livelihoods and land use
- Interactions across space and between places
- Conservation and tourism
- Gender and youth
- Sampling in rural communities
- Environmental change and climate adaptation


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Introduction Jessica Marter-Kenyon University of Georgia 10 9:55 AM
Presenter Anna Solberg*, Kent State University, Why Tourist Perceptions Matter: Exploring Safari Tourism and its Environmental Impacts 20 10:05 AM
Presenter Mary Kinyanjui*, Nairobi University-IDS, My experience in the search for geographical knowledge in the colonial and postcolonial archive at the Kenya National Archive. 20 10:25 AM
Presenter Sarah Posner*, University of Colorado, Food Security and Rural Livelihoods in Kenya 20 10:45 AM
Presenter William Collier*, Clark University, Disarticulations and determinations of value through tea production in Kenya’s Mau Forests Complex 20 11:05 AM

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