I'm Franklin Ginn, a cultural geographer at the Unviersity of Bristol. My research interests are in multispecies landscapes, plant politics, environment-society relations, Anthroposcenes/ Chthulucenes and philosophical questions concerning the nonhuman.
‘Plant subjects?’ Association of American Geographer’s Annual Conference Annual Conference, Chicago, 2015
‘Planetary gardening for the Anthropocene’, Critical Studies of the Environment, Invited Talk, Goldsmiths University, March 2015
‘Feeling the Anthropocene’, Feeling the Anthropocene: Air, Rock, Flesh, Edinburgh, November 2014
‘Sticky lives: Slugs, detachment and ethics’, British Animal Studies Network, November 2014
‘Bass Rock: A fly-by’, Framing Nature, European Association of Literature, Culture and the Environment, and the Nordic Network for Environmental Studies conference, Tartu, Estonia, 2014.
‘“Lifting the Earth, that’s a wager, but also promotional swagger”: On geoengineering’, Association of American Geographer’s Annual Conference Annual Conference, Tampa, 2014
Panelist, ‘Teaching the History of Geography’, Association of American Geographer’s Annual Conference Annual Conference, Tampa, 2014
‘Inheritance, vulnerability and the garden’, RGS/IBG Annual International Conference, London, August 2013.
‘The more-than-human geographies of post-apocalypse’, Imagining the End: Apocalypse 2, Oxford, July 2013
‘The possibilities of a plant: anticipating life in the garden’, Emotional Geographies, Groenigen, Netherlands, July 2013
‘When horses won’t eat: the dark ecologies of post-apocalypse, Association of American Geographer’s Annual Conference Annual Conference, Los Angeles, April 2013
‘Loops to disclose a world? Slugs, encounter and detachment’, Sensing Change, Nottingham, March 2013
‘The reveal, the encounter, the experiment, the promise: the ethics of more-than-human geography’, Dimensions of Political Ecology, Kentucky, March 2013 (you can listen here)
‘Death, absence and afterlife in the garden’ British Studies: Topographies of Britain, Basel, November 2012.
‘More-than-human geographies: from accommodation to conflict and killing’, sponsored by the RGS/IBG Social & Cultural Geography Research Group, at the Royal Geographical Society / Institute of British Geographers Annual International Conference, Edinburgh, July 2012
‘Death, absence and afterlife in the garden’, invited talk for the Centre for Studies of Home Seminar Series, Institute of Historical Research, London, June 2012 (you can listen to the talk here).
‘Austerity and re-thinking Dig for Victory’, Queen’s University of Belfast, School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology Seminar Series, February 2012
‘The quick and the dead: more-than-human ethics in the garden’ Sensory Worlds: Environment, value and the multi-sensory, Sawyer Seminar Series, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Edinburgh, December 2011 (you can listen here)
‘Dig for Victory: memory and history in the wartime garden’ European Association of Environmental History Annual Conference, St Anthony’s College, Oxford, September 2011
‘The quick and the dead: slugs, slime and suburbia’ Royal Geographical Society / Institute of British Geographers Annual International Conference, London, August 2011
‘The suburbs smell of privet!’, RGS/IBG Annual Conference, London, August 2008
‘Extension, subversion, containment: eco-nationalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand’, Association of American Geographer’s Annual Conference, Boston, April 2008
‘Re-making people, plants and place in London’s inter-war suburban gardens’, Nature Matters: Materiality and the More-than-Human in Cultural Studies of the Environment Conference, Toronto, October 2007
‘700mm Landscape’, RGS/IBG Annual Conference, London, August 2007
Co-convenor, paper session ‘Relational Geographies: concepts, politics, futures’ sponsored by the RGS/IBG History and Philosophy of Geography Research Group at the RGS/IBG Annual International Conference, London 2007
‘“They’d only want to eat them:” Vernacular naturecultures in Riccarton Bush’, AAG Annual Conference, San Fransisco, April 2007