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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

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Past Seminars

Land Economy Seminar Series

Each year the Department runs a series of weekly seminars held throughout the Michaelmas and Lent Terms. They focus on research being undertaken in the Department and elsewhere, and are led by visitors to the Department and members of the teaching and research staff. 

These seminars are open to both staff and students in the University, as well as the general public. They take place every Wednesday at 4pm in Mill Lane Lecture Theatres (Room 4).

The seminar schedule for Michaelmas Term 2018 is below. For more information on the individual talks (including abstracts and speaker biographies) please visit or see the Events listing below.

Date Speaker Title
Oct 10 Dr Paulo Morgado Sousa

GIS-ANN scenario building model of alternative futures. A contribution for a spatial decision support system

Oct 17

Dr Roger Fouquet

The Long Run Demand for Energy Services and Energy Transitions
Oct 24

Prof Yuzhe Wu

Urbanization and Land Use Policy in China

Oct 31

Dr Jean-Francois Mercure

The macroeconomic consequences of stranded fossil fuel assets

Nov 7

Dr Reyhaneh    Shojaei

Assessing the factors influencing the land acquisition and site selection

Nov 14

Prof Bruce Huber

Negative Value Property

Nov 21

Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis

Spatial differences in the returns to education: sorting, agglomeration and pressures of demand

Nov 28

Dr Sónia Alves

International comparative analysis of housing and Land Use Planning



Weekly seminars by the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy, and Natural Resource Governance, on Thursdays at The David Attenborough Building.


The Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy, and Natural Resource Governance (CEENRG) is hosting a weekly seminar series throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. These are informal and friendly talks allowing discussion of on-going work for PhD students, early career and senior researchers. Seminars take place every Thursday, 3-4 pm, room 2.49. The presenter is expected to speak for 30-45 mins to allow substantial time for discussion. The talks are followed by a coffee break (coffee and nibbles provided) in the Common Room of the David Attenborough Building (DAB)

The calendar for Lent term 2018 can be found in poster format at here.


 ■  18 January

Dr Christina Penasco, C-EENRG, University of Cambridge
A market for green patents? Analysis of ownership changes in environmental technologies from Spain

■  25 January

Arthur Dalmarco, C-EENRG, University of Cambridge 
The Brazilian electricity sector: overview and perspectives for wind and solar energy

■  01 February

Mario Gilberto Aguilera Bravo, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge
Public participation in environmental decisions: Europe and Latin America in comparative perspective

■  15 February

Prof Elisabeth Gsottbauer, Universität Innsbruck
Coordination and inequalities in agglomeration payments: evidence from a laboratory experiment

■  22 February

Dr Rachel Carmenta, UCCRI, University of Cambridge
Stakeholder perceptions across scales of governance:  areas of controversy and consensus related to the Indonesian peatland fires

■  01 March

Dr Tibisay Morgandi, SNSF Postdoctoral Fellow, CEENRG, University of Cambridge
Around the world in 605 State energy agreements

■  08 March

Prof Thiago Fonseca Morello, CECS, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Fire, tractors and health in the Amazon: a cost-benefit analysis of fire policy based in stated preferences


Past seminars: Michaelmas 2016 poster, Lent 2017 poster and Michaelmas 2017 poster.

Title Location Start Date
Strategic planning, housing supply in London and the review of the London Plan Mill Lane Lecture Room 9 Nov 13, 2019 04:00 PM
The Politics of Law and Economy: Struggles for the Remunicipalization of Housing in Berlin Mill Lane Lecture Room 9 Nov 20, 2019 04:00 PM
Denman Lecture 2019: Beyond Political Correctness - addressing the true diversity challenge The Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College Nov 21, 2019 06:00 PM