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

Type: Paper
Theme:
Sponsor Groups: Africa Specialty Group, Development Geographies Specialty Group, Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group
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Day: 4/5/2019
Start / End Time: 5:00 PM / 6:40 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: 8228, Park Tower Suites, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: Jessica Marter-Kenyon, Justin Mullikin
Chairs: Jessica Marter-Kenyon

Description

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


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Timothy Baird*, Virginia Tech, Emily Woodhouse, University College London, J. Terrence McCabe, University of Colorado, Boulder, Mobile phones and shifting Maasai social networks in northern Tanzania 20 5:00 PM
Presenter Kelly Summers*, , Timothy Baird, Virginia Tech, Emily Woodhouse, University College London, J. Terrence McCabe, University of Colorado, Boulder, Maria Elisa Christie, Virginia Tech, Mobile phones, social relations, and the gatekeepers to gender equality in Maasai households 20 5:20 PM
Presenter Britta Schumacher*, University of California, Susan Cassels, UCSB, Stuart Sweeney, UCSB, Larry Gorenflo, Penn State University, David Cleveland, UCSB, Mohamed Kambi, Penn State University (Udzungwa Ecological Monitoring Center, Tanzania), Farmers’ perceptions of environmental change in the Udzungwa adjacent households of Mang’ula A, Magombera and Msosa Villages of south-central Tanzania 20 5:40 PM
Presenter Victoria Breeze*, Michigan State University, Nathan Moore, Michigan State University, Can we model China-Africa agricultural ties? 20 6:00 PM
Presenter Devon Hsiao*, University of Texas - Austin, "No Place We Won't Go": Chinese Traders in Kampala, Uganda 20 6:20 PM

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