2022 GMHC Keynote Speakers
Tim Cresswell University of Edinburgh
Tim Cresswell is Ogilvie Chair in Geography and a poet at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He previously served as the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut; and worked as co-editor-in-chief of the journal cultural geographies for six years, and is now co-editing GeoHumanities, a journal of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). As one of the pioneering scholars in the mobilities studies field, he authored many seminal books on mobilities, including, representatively, On the Move (2006), The Tramp in America (2012), Maxwell Street: Thinking and Writing Place (2019), and recently Muybridge and Mobility (with John Ott) (2022).
Tina Harris University of Amsterdam
Infrastructural Shapeshifting and Mobile Lives
Tina Harris is Associate Professor of Anthropology and a member of the Moving Matters research group at the University of Amsterdam. She works at the intersections between cultural anthropology and geography, and her ethnographic research focuses on aviation, cross-border mobility, infrastructure, and experiments in automation. She is co-Managing Editor of Roadsides, an Open Access journal on infrastructure, and is one of the main organizers of the Asian Borderlands Research Network. Her book, Geographical Diversions: Tibetan Trade, Global Transactions (University of Georgia Press, 2013) was a finalist for the ICAS Social Sciences Book Prize, and her articles have been published in journals such as Cultural Anthropology, Political Geography, Mobilities, Antipode, and Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.