2022

Teaching Geospatial Ethics:  From frameworks to practice

Teaching Geospatial Ethics: From frameworks to practice

Specht, DougPublic event

GEO Business, London, UK., 2022

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Round Table: Pinning down how AI can be used to improve staff workloads and make Higher Education institutions more efficient and effective

Round Table: Pinning down how AI can be used to improve staff workloads and make Higher Education institutions more efficient and effective

Specht, DougPublic event

BETT, Ahead, ExCeL, London, UK, 2022

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Data ethics in geography teaching

Data ethics in geography teaching

Specht, DougPublic event

Royal Geographical Society, Online, 2022

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2021

 Mind the Gap: Seeing and making (in)equality through maps

Mind the Gap: Seeing and making (in)equality through maps

Specht, DougPublic event

Geospatial Commission, Government Geography Profession Conference, Online, 2021

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Mapping Open Data

Mapping Open Data

Specht, DougPublic event

Opendata.ch/2021 Forum: Shedding Light on the Invisible, Online, 2021

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Post-Impressionism and the Cartographic Gaze

Post-Impressionism and the Cartographic Gaze

Specht, DougPublic event

Cartographies of the Imagination, OmVed Gardens, London, UK, 2021

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Fake news in science and how to fight it

Fake news in science and how to fight it

Specht, DougPublic event

Fulbright Poland Discussion Series, Online, 2021

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2020

Mapping people, knowledge and data in times of Crisis

Specht, DougPublic event

Mapping Crisis Book Launch, Online, 2020

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The Ethics of Data Management in Mapping Crisis

The Ethics of Data Management in Mapping Crisis

Specht, DougPublic eventVideo

Geovation, Benchmark lunchtime lecture series, Online, 2020

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Working from Home: The Green Revolution?

Working from Home: The Green Revolution?

Specht, DougPublic event

Green Electronics Council, 2020 Technology and Conservation Webinar Series., Online, 2020

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2019

Digital Ethics in Practice: Future Considerations for Innovation

Digital Ethics in Practice: Future Considerations for Innovation

Specht, DougPublic eventQuoted in media

Digital Government, QEII Centre, London, UK, 2019

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Escaping the Cartographic Gaze

Escaping the Cartographic Gaze

Specht, DougPublic eventSlides available

Geospatial World Forum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2019

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2018

The Art of Data and value of nothingness

The Art of Data and value of nothingness

Specht, DougPublic event

UK Mapping Festival (with BCS and SoC), ILEC Conference Centre, London, UK, 2018

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2017

 Defending Rights Defenders

Defending Rights Defenders

Specht, Doug (Ed.)Public eventPhotos

Environmental Network for Central America, Tattershall Castle, London, UK, 2017

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Understanding Data

Specht, DougPublic event

GeoPlace, Lunchtime lectures, NOA, London, UK, 2017

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2016

Mapping human rights defenders in Latin America

Mapping human rights defenders in Latin America

Specht, DougPublic event

Latin America Conference, TUC, London, UK, 2016

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Post-Brexit Solidarity and Latin America

Post-Brexit Solidarity and Latin America

Specht, DougPublic event

The Environmental Network for Central America, Passing Clouds, London, UK, 2016

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How 2 Do It

How 2 Do It

Melissa Nisbett Roger Hallam,; Specht, Doug (Ed.)Conference paper

Kings College London,, London, UK, 2016

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2015

Exhibition of muralismo colectivo

Exhibition of muralismo colectivo

Doug Specht, James Watson; Montoya, Ainhoa (Ed.)Miscellaneous

2015.

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Legitimizing UGC with GIS: Documenting human rights abuses in Syria

Legitimizing UGC with GIS: Documenting human rights abuses in Syria

Specht, DougPublic event

GeoMobLDN, University College London, UK, 2015

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Mapping the Violence of Development

Mapping the Violence of Development

Specht, Doug; Mowforth, MartinPublic event

2015

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2014

Mapping Resistance: The Case of El Salvador and Pacific Rim

Mapping Resistance: The Case of El Salvador and Pacific Rim

Specht, DougPublic eventVideo

Latin America Conference, TUC, London, UK, 2014

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Life, death and data

Life, death and data

Doug Specht, Monika HalkortPublic eventVideo

Open Data Institute, ODI Fridays, Online, -0001

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 The Whole World Turns Upside-down: A future under The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

The Whole World Turns Upside-down: A future under The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Specht, DougPublic event

Latin America Conference, TUC, London, UK, -0001

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About
Doug Specht is a Chartered Geographer (CGeog. FRGS), a Senior Lecturer (SFHEA) and the Director of Teaching and Learning in the School of Media and Communication at the University of Westminster.

His research examines how knowledge is constructed and codified through digital and cartographic artefacts, focusing on development issues in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, where he has carried out extensive fieldwork. He also writes and researches on pedagogy, and is author of the Media and Communications Student Study Guide.

He speaks and writes on topics of data ethics, development, education and mapping practices at conferences and invited lectures around the world. He is a member of the editorial board at Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, and the journal Anthropocenes – Human, Inhuman, Posthuman. He is also Chair of the Environmental Network for Central America.