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Constructing Human Geographies (undergraduate module)

  This 3S-led second-year undergraduate module is a core element of our BA Geography degree, and an optional module for our  BSc Geography and Environmental Sciences degrees. offering an overview of contemporary debates in human geography concerning sustainability and the environment in relation to society and the economy. The module is framed around key conceptual approaches in human geography and ongoing…

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Human Geographies of a Changing World (undergraduate module)

This 3S-led module is a core element of the new BA Geography degree, offering a year-long introduction to contemporary issues in Human Geography. Topics to be covered include: urbanisation, globalisation, alternative economic geographies, inequalities and environmental justice, environmental governance, geo-politics, population change, migration and health; social and cultural geographies, consumption, identity and exclusion. The module is taught using…

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Environmental Politics and Policymaking (undergraduate module)

This 3S-led module is a second-year undergraduate option on our BA/BSc Geography degrees, and our Environmental Sciences degrees. The most significant obstacles to problem solving are often political, not scientific or technological. This module examines the theoretical and empirical development of contemporary environmental politics. It is structured to analyse these issues from different theoretical perspectives, particularly theories of power…

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Energy and People (undergraduate module)

This 3S-led module is a third-year undergraduate option on our BA/BSc Geography degrees, and our Environmental Sciences degrees. It will introduce students to a range of social science perspectives on the inter-relationships between energy and people. The module begins by tracing the history and development of energy intensive societies and everyday lives as a means…

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Solidarity Economies

ENV Social Science Seminar Solidarity Economies: Geographies of social, solidarity and antagonistic economies – Peter North Wednesday 7th December 2016 TPSC 2.03 4.00 – 5.30pm This seminar addresses grassroots attempts to build socially inclusive and sustainable economies through what are variously called diverse or community economies.  It distinguishes between social entrepreneurship, using business skills to…

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PhD Opportunities in 3S (apply by 16th January 2017)

Funding is now available for full or part-time +3 (PhD) or 1+3 (Masters and PhD) PhD studentships in the 3S research group as part of the South-East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Doctoral Training Partnership. If you’re interested in applying for a PhD (whether +3 or 1+3) please contact either Dr Tom Hargreaves (tom.hargreaves@uea.ac.uk) or…

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Elizabeth Errington

Elizabeth Errington, Senior Research Associate (@EErrington1) I am currently researching the impact of devolved administrations on Equity and Justice in Energy Markets as part of an interdisciplinary team funded by the UK Energy Research Council (http://competitionpolicy.ac.uk/research/research-projects/equity-and-justice-in-energy-markets) This draws on my PhD research regarding how knowledges and representations of consumers influence residential retail energy formulation in…