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

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: 3:05 PM / 4:45 PM (MDT)
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.

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
Presenter Morgan Ruelle*, Clark University, Of Roads and Rain: Legume Diversity and Climate Adaptation in Northern Ethiopia 20 3:05 PM
Presenter Madlen Hornung*, University of Bayreuth, Urban Spaces and Social Practices in the Context of Economic Growth and Political Transitions in Addis Ababa: Living with Sheep and Goats in a City under Construction. 20 3:25 PM
Presenter Tatek Abebe*, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Educated Unemployment and Youth Precarity in Post-Socialist Ethiopia 20 3:45 PM
Presenter Justin Mullikin*, Rutgers University, The Shifting Agricultural Landscapes of Rwanda 20 4:05 PM
Presenter Stuart Sweeney*, University Of California Santa Barbara, Jessica Marter-Kenyon, University of Georgia, Representative sampling off the rural road: Lessons from a sampling design and survey implementation in Rwanda 20 4:25 PM

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