E005 - Interview With Professor Tiit Tammaru

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020
We are now moving towards Human Geography. In this episode we interview Professor Tiit Tammaru, member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences and head of the Chair of Human Geography and Regional Planning.

Show Notes

From todays episode we want to focus more on the the Chair of Human Geography and Regional Planning:

https://www.geograafia.ut.ee/en/about-us/chair-human-geography-and-regional-planning

We start with an interview about Human Geography in general with Professor Tiit Tammaru, member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences and head of the Chair of Human Geography and Regional Planning.

We also want to share around 5 or more recent interesting articles on GIS with every episode so that you and we have the idea on what kind of research is going on in the field of GIS:

Guests

Tiit Tammaru

Tiit Tammaru

Tiit is a professor of Urban and Population Geography and Head of the Centre for Migration and Urban Research at the Department of Geography at the University of Tartu, Estonia. He is a leading scholar on socio-economic and ethnic segregation, urban and neighborhood change, migration, residential mobility and housing. He is especially interested in understanding the spatial dimensions of urban poverty and migration, and associated spatial and social policy. His research interests include migration, residential mobility, housing, ethnic segregation across different life domains (family, neighbourhood of residence, workplace), relations between social inequalities and socioeconomic segregation, as well as comparative segregation studies.

Hosts

Alex Kmoch

Alex Kmoch

Alex is a Researcher with many years of experience in geospatial data management and web- and cloud-based geoprocessing with a particular focus on land use, soils, hydrology, hydrogeology and water quality data. His interests include OGC standards and web-services for environmental and geo-scientific data sharing, modelling workflows and interactive geo-scientific visualisation. Alex is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow (MSCA) at the Department of geography of the University of Tartu, Estonia.

Tahmin Sitab

Tahmin Sitab

Tahmin Sitab is a masters student at the Geoinformatics for Urbanised society programme at University of Tartu. He did his bachelors in anthropology from Bangladesh. He is interested in the intersection of sociology and geography and almost every other topic. He firmly believes that you can love both a cat and a dog.