Urban Regeneration & Development Induced Displacements in Neoliberalising Cities: A Case of AhmedabadSejal Patel, CEPT University (Center for Environmental Planning and Technology), IndiaFriday 17th May 2013 - 1:00pm
Urban regeneration and development induced displacement and resettlement raises questions about distribution of the benefits of development.
- Eryl Powell-Cardiff Food Council, Sarah Germain-Fareshare Cymru, John Thomas-Penrhiw Farm OrganicTuesday 14th May 2013 - 5:30pm
Please join us and a our panel for a horsemeat round table discussion hosted by the Food Studies Group, the School of Planning and Geography and the Sustainable Places Research Institute.
- Mark Winne, Author of Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' MamasTuesday 7th May 2013 - 5:30pm
Citizen-led efforts, often in partnership with private and public interests, are becoming a more prevalent and effective force for food policy change within local jurisdictions.
The New Governance of Natural Resources: Biopatents and Animal Production. Findings from an International Research ProjectDr Peter Feindt, Cardiff School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 30th April 2013 - 4:00pm
This presentation discusses the governance of natural resources from an often neglected perspective: the role of property rights. The problem: Plants and animals are the basis of food production, but also the wider bio- and eco-economy.
- Professor Susan McHugh, University of New England, USAMonday 29th April 2013 - 4:00pm
Susan McHugh is Professor of English at the University of New England, USA. All of her research and some of her teaching focus on literary, visual, and scientific stories of species.
- Professor Paul Taylor, Honorary Professor at the Cardiff School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 24th April 2013 - 5:30pm
The talk will address how the current international human rights regime, when properly understood, has far-reaching implications for how the world's cities should develop in future.
Civil Society Organisations and Food Security: Networking for Discursive Positioning, Roles and Institutional SpaceDr Maria Grazia Quieti, Visiting Ph.D. ScholarTuesday 23rd April 2013 - 4:00pm
The seminar will present the evolution of the relationship between civil society organisations and the U.N., in particular the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the U.N.
- Evangelia Athanasiou, Asst. Professor, Dept of Architecture, Aristotle University of ThessalonikiTuesday 16th April 2013 - 5:00pm
The current economic crisis leaves a strong imprint on public space, in Greek cities. The visualisation of the effects of crisis on the most vulnerable sections of the society is most vivid on the streets and squares.
- Details of speakers are listed in the the description of the eventTuesday 16th April 2013 - 1:00pm
The Future of Public Service Delivery:Social sciences inter-school seminar series 2012-2013. Registration is open until 12th April 2013 at: http://citizenpublicservicedelivery.eventbrite.com
- Professor Peter Shirlow - Queen's University, BelfastThursday 21st March 2013 - 5:30pm
Peter Shirlow has written widely upon conflict and transformation in Northern Ireland. Peter has also undertaken conflict transformation work in Iraq, Jordan and the Balkans Region.
- Ana Gonçalves, Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies, Portugal.Wednesday 20th March 2013 - 5:15pm
Cardiff presents itself today as an enticing worldly city that epitomises a quintessential case of urban makeover and cultural and social transformation.
- Dr. Chris Bear, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 19th March 2013 - 4:00pm
This paper builds on recent research in human geography, rural studies, and STS to explore the relationship between technologies and their ‘users’.
- Professor Stephen Hinchliffe, Professor in Human Geography, University of ExeterTuesday 12th March 2013 - 5:30pm
How do emerging infections happen and why have they seemingly become more active in the last decade or so?
- Professor Kevin Morgan, Jessica Jane Spayde and Jess HallidayTuesday 12th March 2013 - 3:00pm
Online event only! We are holding a webinar on Urban Food Strategies to explore recent and ongoing research in this field.
- Wednesday 6th March 2013 - 10:30am
- Russell Seymour Ph.D, Sustainability Manager, Marylebone Cricket ClubTuesday 5th March 2013 - 5:30pm
Sport is a multi-million pound business with millions of particpants everey week; for many people it provides their main link to the environment.
- Dr Alex Franklin, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 5th March 2013 - 4:00pm
Whilst there is wide spread interest in researching community-based sustainability initiatives, far less attention has thus far been afforded to the land on which such practices take place.
- Paul Van Steen - Rijks University of GroningenTuesday 19th February 2013 - 5:30pm
Recently, the provision of space for the dead has become more problematic in The Netherlands. Local governments experience difficulties in expanding existing or creating new graveyards, or meeting environmental legislation.
- Dr Ana Moragues FausTuesday 19th February 2013 - 4:00pm
The seminar will present a participatory action research project conducted with an innovative civic food network emerging in Spain, grupos de consumo or solidarity purchasing groups.
- Wednesday 6th February 2013 - 10:30am
Join us for the UCAS Open Day at the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography.
- Professor Leonora Rozee - Former Deputy Chief Executive of the Planning InspectorateTuesday 5th February 2013 - 5:30pm
image by Rob Cowan courtesy of the NPF. Based on research published in June 2010 the lecture will look at the opportunities mediation presents to fundamentally change the culture of the UK planning systems from plan-making to enforcement.
- Dr Adrian Evans, Essex UniversityTuesday 29th January 2013 - 4:00pm
Despite having access to drinkable tap water, UK consumers drank over 3 billion litres of bottled water in 2008 (Euromonitor 2009).
- Volkmar Lauber, Department of Political Science and Sociology, University of Salzburg, AustriaTuesday 22nd January 2013 - 5:30pm
What are the challenges emerging from a policy of aiming for ”at least 80% of renewable electricity” by 2050?
- Hosted by the Innovation and Engagment Unit and CPLAN StudentsWednesday 16th January 2013 - 5:30pm
The Cardiff city-region is emerging as one of the new arenas of governance in Wales. This presentation and exhibition of student work explores the spatial planning agenda facing the Cardiff city-region.
- Alister Scott, Professor of Environmental and Spatial Planning, Birmingham City UniversityTuesday 11th December 2012 - 5:30pm
The spaces where countryside meets town are often amongst society's most valued and pressured places which collectively form the rural-urban fringe (RUF).
- Dr Andrew Flynn (School of Planning and Geography) and Nick Hacking (Low Carbon Research Institute)Tuesday 11th December 2012 - 4:00pm
In this paper we examine the claims that competing networks make over the safety or risk attached to an energy-from-waste (EfW) plant in Crymlyn Burrows in South Wales.
- Wednesday 5th December 2012 - 11:00am
Join us for the UCAS Open Day at the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography.
- Professor Paul Longley, Department of Geography, University College LondonTuesday 4th December 2012 - 5:30pm
This presentation considers whether and how tokens of virtual identity can be linked to the probable characteristics of people and places.
- Nuno Norte Pinto, Assistant Professor, University of Coimbra, PortugalFriday 30th November 2012 - 1:00pm
This lecture will focus on the use of cellular automata (CA) models to simulate urban phenomena and complexity.
- Charity eventFriday 30th November 2012 - 10:30am
Staff and students at the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography display their Movember charity creations and make a final call for Mo Money!!
- Wednesday 28th November 2012 - 11:00am
The Postgraduate Open Day will provide you with an ideal opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study at Cardiff. A link to book your place can be found by selecting 'Postgraduate Open Day 2012' above.
- Richard Guise, Director of Urban Design Consultancy Context 4DTuesday 27th November 2012 - 5:30pm
Richard Guise is a chartered architect and planner with more than 38 years experience of practice and teaching in architecture, planning and urban design. EVENT NOW FULL
- Various Academic members of staffSaturday 24th November 2012 - 11:30am
Apologies but this Open Day is fully booked. Please take a look at our other dates available.
- Noel Isherwood, Welsh representative of the Prince's Foundation for Building CommunityTuesday 20th November 2012 - 5:00pm
A presentation followed by question and answer session led by a panel of experts who have had specific experience of working with social and business communites in designing their own local regeneration and pro-growth strategies.
- Prof. Malcom Williams, Prof. Jonathan Scourfield, Dr Madeleine Pill, Dr Valeria Guarneros-MezaWednesday 14th November 2012 - 1:00pm
This is the first of three seminars under the theme "The Future of Public Service Delivery: Social Sciences Inter-school Seminar Series".
- Peter Headicar, Reader in Transport Planning, Oxford Brookes UniversityTuesday 13th November 2012 - 5:30pm
Fifty years ago the iconic report ‘Traffic in Towns’ set out how to transform towns to cope with impending mass motorisation.
- Alison Blay-Palmer, Assoc. Prof., Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier Univ. CanadaTuesday 13th November 2012 - 4:00pm
The complexity of problems such as climate change, food and nutrition insecurity, high rates of food related disease, and escalating rates of unemployment requires the adoption of a sustainable food systems perspective.
- Julie Guthman - University of CaliforniaMonday 12th November 2012 - 5:30pm
Guthman will discuss some of the conceptual and empirical limitations of the obesogenic environment thesis.
- Professor Tridib Banerjee, Sol Price School of Policy, University of Southern California, LA.Wednesday 31st October 2012 - 5:30pm
Tridib's lecture will discuss the theme of public space with a critical perspective that questions neoliberal enthusiasm about privatisation of public space
- Andy Fryers, Greenprint Director, Hay FestivalTuesday 30th October 2012 - 5:30pm
Festivals, in common with all businesses, have a responsibility to both maximise the positive impacts and minimise their direct impacts on the environment.
SUSTAINABILITY WEEK: Further Adventures in Coat Hunting: Cultural Geographies of Climatic Accommodation and How We Might Do ThemDr Russell Hitchings, UCL Department of GeographyTuesday 30th October 2012 - 4:00pm
This paper considers the difference between how climate change is studied by social scientists and how it is dealt with by people.
- Two day conference starts on:Monday 29th October 2012 - 9:00am
Fee: £95. Conference hosted by the Sustainable Places Research Institute.
- Staff and Students at CPLAN will dress in green today in aid of Size of WalesFriday 26th October 2012 - 9:00am
As the Staff at CPLAN were holding a 'Think Pink' day in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness on the 19th October. Staff and Students will collect and donate on behalf of Size of Wales today.
- Professor Karel Williams, Centre Director, Manchester Business School, University of ManchesterTuesday 23rd October 2012 - 5:30pm
In the ex-industrial Welsh economy, expansion of state funded activity can no longer cover the inability of the private sector to create jobs. Public lecture hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit.
- Dr Nora Schuurman, PhD Fellow, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Fl.Tuesday 23rd October 2012 - 4:00pm
Nora Schuurman is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. Public seminar series hosted by the Environment Research Group
- Dr Zoltan Csefalvay, Minister of State of HungaryMonday 22nd October 2012 - 5:30pm
The economic crises in Europe and the Eurozone have been deeper and longer than either politicians or economists anticipated. Public lecture hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit.
- Morgan Parry, Professor Roger A. Falconer & Professor Brian Morgan-Chaired by Professor Kevin MorganTuesday 16th October 2012 - 5:30pm
The Cardiff School of Planning and Geography Innovation and Engagement opening event of the new academic year. A lively debate on the proposed Severn Tidal Barrage. Hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit.
Exploring the Space Between Words and Meaning: Understanding the Relational Sensibility of Surf SpacesDr Jon Anderson, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Cardiff School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 9th October 2012 - 4:00pm
Talk and movie presentation: Dr Jon Anderson will present the film he made for the 'Affective Landscapes' conference earlier in 2012. Public Seminar series hosted by the Environment Research Group
From Primary Care to Public Health and Government Policy - reflections of CMO Wales - Dr Tony JewellDr Tony Jewell - Chief Medical Officer of WalesThursday 5th July 2012 - 5:45pm
Filmed event now available to view!!
- Chair: Kevin Morgan and Adrian Healy; Itinerary provided below:Thursday 28th June 2012 - 9:30am
Smart Specialisation Workshop All regions in the EU may be required to produce a Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation as part of their preparations for future Structural Fund programmes (2014-20).
Jon Murdoch Memorial Lecture - Geography's Complex Circle of Concern: Reflections on Ethics, Care and Experimental LivesDr Gail Davies, University College LondonTuesday 12th June 2012 - 5:30pm
In 2003 Jon Murdoch made a passionate call for geographers working on ethics, animals and food production for research.
- Tuesday 12th June 2012 - 10:00am
Our 2011 event was described by one Head of Geography as: 'Thoughtful, intelligent and one of the best training courses I have ever attended as a teacher.'
- Marcus Westbury - founder of Renew Australia and Renew Newcastle (in NSW Australia)Tuesday 22nd May 2012 - 4:00pm
Marcus Westbury an internationally renowned speaker discusses temporary uses to stimulate the arts and creative Industries to facilitate regeneration.
- Professor Hugh Barton, University of the West of EnglandTuesday 8th May 2012 - 5:30pm
Despite all the rhetoric about sustainable development, much new development in the UK is literally building unhealthy, inequitable and carbon-intensive conditions into the fabric
- Dr Gareth Enticott, Cardiff School of Planning and GeograhyTuesday 8th May 2012 - 4:00pm
Attempts to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis between farmed cattle and wild badgers has caused considerable controversy.
- Kilian Bizer (Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research, Germany)Tuesday 1st May 2012 - 4:00pm
Hydraulic Fracking (or Fraccing) is a relatively new technology to extract gas from unconventional sources such as shale.