Vancouver 2010

The fifth Summer Institute took place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, hosted by the Geography Department at the University of British Columbia, and organized by Trevor Barnes and Jamie Peck.

This event was supported by:

  • Office of the Vice President, Research & International, UBC
  • St John's College, UBC
  • Economic Geography
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies, UBC
  • Faculty of Arts, UBC
  • Department of Geography, UBC
  • Peter Wall Institute, UBC
  • SAGE Publications
  • Economic Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers
  • Economic Geography Research Group, Royal Geographical Society

Featured speakers

Christian BerndtChristian Berndt
Professor of Geography
University of Zurich, Switzerland


Kim EnglandKim England
Professor of Geography and Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies, University of Washington, USA


Nick HeynenNik Heynen
Associate Professor of Geography
University of Georgia, USA


David RigbyDavid Rigby
Professor of Geography and Statistics
University of California, Los Angeles, USA


Rachael SilveyRachel Silvey
Associate Professor, Department of Geography & Program in Planning, University of Toronto, Canada



  • Joshua Akers, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Lindsey Appleyard, Birmingham University, UK
  • Mona Atia, George Washington University, USA
  • David Bassens, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Jason Beery, University of Manchester, UK
  • Luke Bergmann, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Emilie Cameron, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Karenjit Clare, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Jim Delaney, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Jess Dempsey, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Adam Dixon, University of Bristol, UK
  • Jamie Doucette, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Emily Eaton, University of Regina, Canada
  • Iain Evans, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Kevin Gould, Concordia University, Canada
  • Heather Hall, Queen's University, Canada
  • Carolyn Hatch, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Tim Heinemann, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
  • Maureen Hickey, University of Washington, USA
  • Rory Horner, Clark University, USA
  • Matt Huber, Syracuse University, USA
  • Doreen Jakob, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • Leigh Johnson, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Brent Kaup, College of William and Mary, USA
  • Dong-Wan Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Janelle Knox-Hayes, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • David Lansing, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
  • Pedro Marques, University of Newcastle, UK
  • Siobhan McGrath, University of Manchester, UK
  • Chris Muellerleile, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Tom Narins, University of California Los Angeles, USA
  • Neethi P, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
  • Vojtech Nosek, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Stefan Ouma, Goethe University-Frankfurt, Germany
  • Fenghua Pan, Peking University, China
  • Amy Quark, College of William and Mary, USA
  • Noah Quastel, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Elliot Siemiatycki, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Christine Skytt, University of Copenhagen, Demark
  • Ben Spigel, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Kendra Strauss, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Brendan Sweeney, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Vida Vanchan, Buffalo State College, USA
  • Felicity Wray, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Jun Zhang, National University of Singapore, Singapore