Talks

Voice – the spoken word – demands consideration. Critical examination of what we say, and how we say it, in enables understandings as to how communication happens, the politics of that communication, and the ways in which the very capacities of sound create affective engagement.

Conference and public talks

Kim AEDES

2020

  1. Author meets Critic Session, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference Denver for my book ‘Rebel Radio: Sound Space and Society’ (with panellist K.Sammler, C.Wilkinson, S.B.Keough & T.Sonnichsen).
  2. Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference Denver. ‘Carceral Seas: Hostage Immobilities’ (with J.Turner)
  3. Invited lecture at the Transformative Ocean Governance Conference, Nelson Mandela University, SA ‘Imagining governance beyond borders’

2019

  1. *Keynote Lecture* at the Royal Geography Society (with IBG) Mid-Term Conference Manchester ‘Eclectic Geographies: Career Courses and Concerns and Consistency’.
  2. Invited panellist Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Conference London ‘Terrain, by Stuart Elden: A Response’.
  3. Invited seminar in the Department of Environment, Lancaster University, UK. ‘Invisible Infrastructure: maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities’
  4. Invited Panellist ACNB Berlin, Germany, ‘(Dis)connections and the Fluid Spaces In-Between’ (video here).
  5. Presentation at MARE People and the Sea Conference, Amsterdam, NL ‘Theoretical and empirical dis/connects: understanding depth and movement across the science –social-science interface’.

2018

  1. *Keynote Plenary Lecture* at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Conference, UK. ‘An Ocean of Excess: Towards a More-than-Wet Ontology’ (with P. Steinberg).
  2. Presentation at Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Conference London ‘Intimacy and the ocean: making waves on the pirate radio vessel, 1964-1991’.
  3. Invited panellist Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Conference London ‘Emerging voices in political geography: navigating challenges, barriers and failures in the field’ (organised by N.Robinson).
  4. Invited seminar in the Department of Geography, University of Southampton, UK. ‘Invisible Infrastructure: maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities’.
  5. Presentation at the New Zealand Geography Society and Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, ‘Geography H20: Compounding Water Studies’.
  6. Presentation at the New Zealand Geography Society and Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, ‘ Living differently with the seas: reflecting on in/direct engagements for evoking action and change’ (with M. Brown).
  7. Invited panellist at the New Zealand Geography Society and Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, ‘Mobilities and Weather’ (organised by K.Barry, M.Borovnik, T.Edensor and G. Hutchinson).

2017

  1. Invited seminar at the School of International Relations Groningen University, NL. ‘Invisible infrastructure: Maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities’.
  2. *Keynote Lecture* at the Practising Historical Geography Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. ‘Invisible Infrastructure: maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities’.
  3. Invited seminar in the Department of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK. ‘Invisible Infrastructure: maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities’.
  4. Invited seminar in the Department of Geography, Keele University, UK. ‘Invisible Infrastructure: maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities’.
  5. *Annual Royal Geographical Society National Schools Talk* (approx. 400 students) ‘Governing the Oceans: How (almost) everything you own moves A to B’ (video here).
  6. *Keynote Lecture* at Ocean Governance for Sustainability Conference. ZMT, University of Bremen, Germany ‘Governing oceans for sustainability: towards wet ontologies’.
  7. Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference Boston. ‘Governing depth: maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities’.
  8. Invited seminar Manchester Metropolitan University. ‘Audio atmospherics: the affective politics of listening practice’. 

2016

  1. *Keynote Lecture* at Public ‘Blue Spaces’ Event, University of Waikato, New Zealand ‘Human Geographies of the Ocean’.
  2. Invited Conference Presentation at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual Conference. ‘Governing oceanic depth: the making of maritime motorways.
  3. Invited seminar Plymouth University. ‘Invisible Infrastructure: the making of maritime motorways’.
  4. Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference San Francisco. ‘Borders and bottlenecks: territorial disputes and the making of maritime motorways’.

2015

  1. Invited seminar Swansea University. ‘Sounding out the State: audio atmospherics and the free radio movement’.
  2. Invited seminar University of Leicester. ‘Audio atmospherics: the affective politics of listening practice’.
  3. *Keynote Lecture* at national teaching conference at Cumberland Lodge Life post-PhD.
  4. Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference Chicago, Illinois. ‘Bringing height and depth to carceral mobilities’ (with J. Turner).

2014    

  1. Invited Departmental Seminar University of Exeter. ‘Drifting: towards mobilities at sea’.
  2. *Keynote Lecture* at Friction: An interdisciplinary conference on technology & resistance University of Nottingham. ‘Drifting: towards flows and frictions at sea’.
  3. Invited session at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference Toronto Canada. ‘Wet ontologies: fluid spaces’ (with P. Steinberg).
  4. *Keynote Lecture* at Hydro politics Conference University of York. ‘Unsocial water’.
  5. Invited Panellist Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Conference London ‘The Geographies of Ships’.

2012 

  1. Invited presentation at Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Connected Communities Workshop ‘Offshore radio: connecting societies on land and at sea’.

2011

  1. Invitation to present at Final Frontiers: Oceans, Islands and Coasts Conference. Rachel Carson Centre for Environment and Society. ‘Affective oceans: geographies of the sea’.
  2. Invited seminar, Oceanic and Maritime Seminar Series, Kings College, Cambridge University. ‘How offshore broadcasting changed jurisdiction over the High Seas.

 

Conference Organisation

2020

  • Co-convener of Oceans I, II and III sessions at the American Geographers (AAG) Conference, Denver With Dr Jennifer Turner (University of Liverpool), Dr Luke Fairbanks (Duke University) and Prof. Phil Steinberg (Durham University).

2019

  • Co-convener of Carceral Offshore sessions at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Conference  Sponsored  by  the  Carceral Geography Working Group (CGWG), With Dr. Jennifer Turner (University of Liverpool), Prof. Dominique Moran (University of Birmingham) and Dr. Anna Schliehe (University of Cambridge).

2017

  • Convenor of ‘Seabed Governance: research challenges and policy futures’, EU COST Action, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), University of Liverpool collaboration (£12,000)

2016

  • Co-convener of Material Mobilities Workshop, University of Liverpool, UK. With Dr Kathy Burrell (University of Liverpool) and Dr Bethan Evans (University of Liverpool).

2015

  • Co-convener of Territory Beyond Terra sessions at the Annual Association of American Geographers (AAG) Conference. Chicago, Illinois. With Prof. Phil Steinberg (University of Durham) and Prof. Elaine Stratford (University of Tasmania).

2014 

  • Co-convener of Military Mobilities sessions  at the  Royal Geographical  Society  (with  IBG) Conference  Sponsored  by  the  Social  and  Cultural  Geography  Research  Group  (SCGRG), Historical Geography Research Group (HGRG) and Political Geography Research Group (PGRG) With Prof. Peter Merriman (Aberystwyth University).

2011 

  • Co-convenor of Maritime Roundtable Hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London Sponsored by the Social and Cultural Research Group of Royal Holloway.

2010

  • Co-convenor of Geographies of Ships sessions at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Conference Sponsored by the Historical Geography Research Group (HGRG) and the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group (SCGRG) With Dr Will Hasty (University of Glasgow)