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Events in October 2013

  • Myanmar's Urban Future

    Yap Kioe Sheng, Honorary Professor
    Wednesday 30th October 2013 - 5:30pm

    Uncertainty characterizes Myanmar today. After years of isolation, Myanmar is taking steps to join the global economy. The urban areas will feel the impact. They are unprepared to deal with global economic forces.

  • Events and Urban Regeneration: The Case of London 2012

    Dr Andrew Smith, University of Westminster, School of Architecture and the Built Environment
    Tuesday 29th October 2013 - 5:30pm

    This event will explore the issues, challenges and mechanisms involved when mega-events are used in urban regeneration.

  • University Open Day

    Friday 25th October 2013 - 9:00am

    Come join us for the University Open Day. Registration required. Details enclosed.

  • The Future of Public Service Delivery: Social Sciences Inter-School Seminar Series 2012-2013

    Speaker list enclosed
    Wednesday 23rd October 2013 - 1:00pm

    The aim of the seminar series is to share expertise across the social science schools in Cardiff University on public service delivery within contexts of uncertainty and risk. LUNCH PROVIDED

  • Welsh Water: Social Enterprise for the Future

    Chris Jones, Dwr Cymru, Finance Director
    Tuesday 22nd October 2013 - 5:30pm

    Welsh Water is unique amongst UK utilities in that it is owned by a non-shareholder company (Glas Cymru) and so all the value generated by the business is retained for the benefit of customers.

  • Jon Murdoch Memorial Lecture - Representing the Anthropocene: Who Will Get to Speak for Everything and How?

    Professor Noel Castree, The University of Manchester, Professor of Geography
    Wednesday 16th October 2013 - 5:30pm

    This lecture engages in some 'anticipatory semantics'. It explores who might seek to represent the Anthropocene, including but going beyond the epistemic community of scientists who have so far made most of the discursive running.

  • Maritime Heritage Conference

    Further details enclosed
    Wednesday 16th October 2013 - 9:00am

    CREW Regeneration Wales, together with Swansea City and County Council and the Maritime Heritage Trust, is currently organising a Maritime Heritage Conference

  • What's Hot and What's Not: Trends in Development Thinking

    Professor Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser to Oxfam GB
    Tuesday 15th October 2013 - 5:30pm

    Drawing from his writing and role as Oxfam's strategic adviser, Duncan Green draws out some of the key moments and ideas that are shaping our understanding of development.

  • Cardiff University - Autumn Careers Fair

    All Student and Graduate Recruiters are invited to attend this event.
    Tuesday 15th October 2013 - 11:00am

    Please join us for the Cardiff University Autumn Careers Fair taking place at City Hall, Cardiff.

  • City-Regionalism and Infrastructure in the USA: The Contingent Geopolitics of Capitalism

    Professor Andy Jonas, University of Hull, Dept of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences
    Tuesday 8th October 2013 - 5:30pm

    This lectures connects city-regionalism to struggles around the funding of infrastructure inside the competition state.

  • Approaches to Rural Sustainability and Regeneration: Dreams, Processes and Decision-Making

    A list of speakers enclosed
    Saturday 5th October 2013 - 9:00am

    An interdisciplinary conference that aims to respond to a range of material that addresses rural sustainability and regeneration, with a focus on how and why decisions are made at individual, local, community and government level.