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