About this day
This inspirational and informative programme will appeal to all A-level and IB Geography students studying or about to study globalisation, changing places and the carbon cycle. Geography in Action features five informative and engaging sessions in which leading geographers will extend students’ knowledge. This day also features a special talk given by an explorer designed to inspire students and motivate them to excel.
Programme & speakers
Globalisation in seven maps Danny Dorling, University of Oxford
Danny Dorling, invites us to see the world anew with 7 beautiful and unfamiliar world maps. These maps examine a wonderful range of geographical topics from globalisation to connectivity.
About Danny Dorling
Danny Dorling is Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography at Oxford University, he has co-authored dozens of books and journals on social inequalities. His work concerns housing, health, employment, education and poverty.
Superpowers Alasdair Pinkerton, Royal Holloway University of London
About Alasdair Pinkerton
Alasdair is a political geographer. He appears frequently in the UK and international media on issues related to global geopolitics, including the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar and the UK’s Overseas Territories.