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  • Linking Bottom-up with Top-down Climate Adaptation Planning in Rural Alaska Through Community-led Visions for Self-reliance

    Professor Stuart Chapin, University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Thursday 25th September 2014 - 5:30pm

    Professor Chapin will discuss the role of a boundary organization (Community Partnership for Self-Reliance and Sustainability) that seeks to empower indigenous communities in rural Alaska to adapt to climatic and socio-economic changes.

  • Wales & Recession Seminar: Housing and Homelessness

    Pete Mackie, School of Planning and Geography and Shelter Cymru
    Thursday 9th October 2014 - 5:30pm

    This seminar series aims to examine the impact of the recession on social and economic life in Wales; and to take stock of the policy responses in Wales in the context of a Westminster government committed to austerity measures.

  • Adaptively Resilient High Streets: What We Learnt from the Economic Crisis

    Professor Neil Wrigley FBA, University of Southampton
    Tuesday 14th October 2014 - 5:30pm

    Neil Wrigley is the sole academic member of the Government Policy Advisory Group the Future High Streets Forum. He will discuss in this lecture Britain's high street crisis triggered by the shockwave of global financial meltdown in 2007-08

  • Animal Matters

    Professor Henry Buller, University of Exeter
    Tuesday 21st October 2014 - 5:30pm

    Professor Henry Buller joins us for our annual Jon Murdoch Memorial Lecture as part of the Innovation and Engagement Public Lecture Series.

  • Book Launch: Why We Can't Afford the Rich

    Professor Andrew Sayer, Lancaster University
    Tuesday 18th November 2014 - 5:30pm

    This book explains how, over the last 35 years, the rich and super-rich have made a comeback by expanding ways of extracting wealth from economies and manipulating political agendas to suit their interests.

  • Food Waste and Responsible Consumption? The Role of Retailers, Policy Makers and Other Stakeholders

    Dr David Evans, The University of Manchester
    Tuesday 9th December 2014 - 5:30pm

    In recent years, concerns about the origins and consequences of food waste have risen to prominence in the realms of formal and cultural politics.