- Dr Alex Singleton, University of LiverpoolTuesday 16th December 2014 - 5:30pm
Developing models of city structure have a long history in urban geography and planning. This seminar will explore a series of advances in such methods and their application to issues of social concern.
- Tamsin Stirling, Independent ConsultantMonday 8th December 2014 - 5:30pm
This presentation featuring Tamsin Stirling, is a follow up to the film “Requiem for Detroit”, which was shown in the Glamorgan Building on the 10th April 2014 to a full capacity audience.
- Professor John D. Brewer, Queen's University BelfastTuesday 2nd December 2014 - 5:30pm
This lecture offers a view of the public value of the social sciences and the new public social science that implements it, which is illustrated by reference to work in the area of conflict transformation, social justice and peace processes.
- Wednesday 26th November 2014 - 10:30am
We look forward to welcoming you you to the University Postgraduate Open Day taking place on 26th November. The School of Planning and Geography are ready to give you a first-hand experience of the University and the city.
- Dr Agatha Herman, University of ReadingTuesday 25th November 2014 - 4:00pm
Agriculture has always had its challenges but how do contemporary farmers experience the range of social, economic, environmental and political demands on their time and resources?
The Future of Our Food - Sustainable Places for Food Security: Critical Reflections and International ComparisonsSpeaker list enclosedWednesday 19th November 2014 - 9:30am
THIS EVENT IS NOW AT FULL CAPACITY! This seminar will bring together academics and civil society organisations to explore how different places shape food systems, and how they have sought to meet current challenges.
- Professor Andrew Sayer, Lancaster UniversityTuesday 18th November 2014 - 5:30pm
THIS EVENT IS NOW AT FULL CAPACITY! 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.
- Bill Grimsey, RetailerTuesday 11th November 2014 - 5:30pm
EVENT NOW FULL! During 2014 Bill has been leading an advisory group to the Labour Party on the future of Town Centres and was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration for his services to retail by UWE Bristol.
- Professor Andrew Daly, RAND EuropeTuesday 4th November 2014 - 5:30pm
We welcome Professor Andrew Daly, RAND Europe to the Innovation and Engagement Public Lecture Series, taking place in the Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms
- Thursday 30th October 2014 - 7:00pm
Join YPC and & Planning Aid Wales for our pub quiz night! No planning related questions, just general knowledge and prizes to be won. Cost of entry £2 per person and all proceeds will be donated to Planning Aid Wales
- Saturday 25th October 2014 - 9:30am
We look forward to welcoming you you to the University Open Day taking place on 25th October. The School of Planning and Geography are ready to give you a first-hand experience of the University and the city.
- Professor Yap Kioe ShengWednesday 22nd October 2014 - 1:00pm
Across Southeast Asia, the built-up area of cities is expanding beyond municipal boundaries and even across national borders, forming mega-urban regions.
- R H Croydon, Research Student, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 21st October 2014 - 8:00pm
A short presentation will be given at the Philosophy Café, The Gate, Keppoch Street, Roath Cardiff at 8pm on Tuesday 21 October 2014 followed by discussion of the themes until 10pm.
- Professor Henry Buller, University of ExeterTuesday 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.
- Professor Neil Wrigley FBA, University of SouthamptonTuesday 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.
- Frans Vera, ecologist and ornithologistTuesday 14th October 2014 - 4:00pm
Frans Vera is the pioneer of 'rewilding' - an approach to conservation that is attracting widespread interest and debate across Europe.
- Pete Mackie, School of Planning and Geography and Shelter CymruThursday 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.
Linking Bottom-up with Top-down Climate Adaptation Planning in Rural Alaska Through Community-led Visions for Self-relianceProfessor Stuart Chapin, University of Alaska FairbanksThursday 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.
- Keynote speaker list and themes enclosedThursday 3rd July 2014 - 9:00am
Join Wales' largest social science 2 day conference! One of the most important events in the social science calendar!
Aberystwyth’s Literary Cartographers: exploring the relationship between literature & place WISERD Pre-Conference Event*Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 2nd July 2014 - 5:30pm
Exploring the relationship between literature and geography, focusing on some of Ceredigion’s best contemporary writers. A must-see for anyone with an interest in Welsh literature and local geography!
- Speaker list and programme enclosedMonday 30th June 2014 - 9:00am
The Summer School is a joint venture with the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the University Graduate College and is now in its second year. It provides a unique and high quality research training forum.
- Professor Dave Adamson and Dr Mark Lang, CREW Regeneration WalesTuesday 17th June 2014 - 5:30pm
This joint Sustainable Places Research Institute and CREW Regeneration Wales seminar will provide an overview of the research project that developed a 'Deep Place' methodology.
- David Marquand, Political Writer and HistorianTuesday 10th June 2014 - 5:30pm
The follies and failures of bankers, regulators and governments have loomed large in public debate over the past five years. In this passionate and hard-hitting book, David Marquand digs deeper.
- Tuesday 10th June 2014 - 10:00am
Previous 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.'
- Arif Hasan, architect, planner, activist, social researcher, and writerTuesday 3rd June 2014 - 5:30pm
Most NGOs and related practitioners work on the upgrading of informal settlements or on the prevention of evictions. Meanwhile, new housing, very different from the old informal settlements is being created.
- Dr Alex Franklin and Dr Ria Dunkley, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 3rd June 2014 - 4:00pm
In recent years, there has been a notable growth in consideration of identity as an important factor contributing to individual engagement with sustainable lifestyles, practices and institutions.
- Dr Andrea Collins, School of Planning and Geography talks to Andy Fryers, Sustainability DirectorThursday 29th May 2014 - 7:00pm
The Hay Festival is one of the largest annual events in Wales, attracting in excess of 100,000 visitors. The Festival launched its Greenprint programme in 2006 in an attempt to manage and mitigate the direct and indirect environmental impacts.
- Dr Nick Nash and Dr Lorraine WhitmarshFriday 23rd May 2014 - 2:00pm
The Welsh Government has launched a 'National Conversation' on sustainability, asking the Welsh public what kind of society they want for themselves and future generations.
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar: Green leadership, Emissions Trading and Greater Energy JusticePawel Pustelnik and Alister Forman, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 20th May 2014 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group Seminar with Pawel Pustelnik and Alister Forman, School of Planning and Geography.
- Saturday 17th May 2014 - 10:30am
To mark the Royal Town Planning Institute's Cententary. RTPI Cymru is marking the centenary through its 'Circumnavigate Wales' project - encouraging its 1000 members in Wales between them to walk the length of the Wales Coastal Path and Offa's Dyke.
- Speaker list and programme enclosedThursday 15th May 2014 - 10:30am
This 2 day symposium brings together an array of researchers from across the social sciences to share their ideas and knowledge
- Dr Kim Ward, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 13th May 2014 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group Seminar featuring Dr Kim Ward from the School of Planning and Geography
- Chair: Professor Steve Ormerod, School of BiosciencesThursday 8th May 2014 - 6:00pm
Put your questions to the candidates on matters concerning wildlife and the natural environment.
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar: Can Peasants be Ecological Citizens? The Case of Agri-tourism in Peri-urban Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra, IndiaRohit Madan, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 6th May 2014 - 4:00pm
Post structuralist research is increasingly influencing environmental knowledge – feminist/post-colonial authors have led the path for incorporating subjective and lived experiences of human-nature interactions into environmental discourses.
- Professor Andrew Barry, Chair of Human Geography, University College LondonTuesday 29th April 2014 - 5:30pm
Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to postpone this event and aim to reschedule in the new semester.
- Prof Terry Marsden, Sustainable Places Research Inst. and Dr Adrian Morley, Harper Adams UniversityTuesday 15th April 2014 - 5:30pm
You are warmly invited to an event exploring the linkages between social science research and the evolving food security problems facing the world.
- Richard Essex, Regenerative Skills Collective WalesThursday 10th April 2014 - 5:20pm
Does Detroit's experience have any lessons for cities and communities in Wales? Join us to see the Detroit story and discuss what we can learn from it.
How can the Oceans be Governed? Panel Discussion and 'Water Worlds: Human Geographies of the Ocean' Book LaunchDr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 8th April 2014 - 5:30pm
We welcome a panel of 4 keynote speakers to discuss 'How can the Oceans be Governed?'. The event will close with a drinks reception in which the 'Water Worlds: Human Geographies of the Ocean' publication will be made available for purchase.
- Mike Biddulph, School of Planning and GeographyThursday 27th March 2014 - 5:30pm
Bring your own popcorn and join the Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group to watch this documentary film by Andrea Dalsgaard in which Jan Gehl's critique and vision of public space design are explored.
RTPI Urban Design and Conservation Regional Seminar: Characterisation, Conservation and Community Consultation in WalesJudith Alfrey, Cadw and Dr Matthew Griffiths, Civic Trust for WalesTuesday 25th March 2014 - 5:30pm
We welcome Judith Alfrey (Head of Conservation and Policy, Cadw) and Dr Matthew Griffiths (Director, Civic Trust for Wales). Please join us for this RTPI Urban Design and Conservation Regional Seminar hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit.
Effective Sub-national Adaptation to Extreme Events: The Imperative of Coupling Technology with Strong Regulation and GovernanceDr Andrew Kythreotis, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 25th March 2014 - 4:00pm
In recent years there has been an increase in extreme events related to natural variability and climate change. Developing innovative technologies is crucial in making society more resilient to such events.
- Speaker list and programme enclosedTuesday 25th March 2014 - 2:00pm
An afternoon seminar for conservation officers, planners and interested parties endorsed by the Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group.
- Speaker list and programme enclosedThursday 20th March 2014 - 1:10pm
Supported by Cardiff University Confucius Institute, the School of Planning and Geography will organise an international forum on low carbon and eco-city planning and development on March 20th and 21st 2014.
- Professor Mark Harvey, University of EssexTuesday 18th March 2014 - 5:30pm
The generation of climate change needs to be understood much more in terms of how different societies and political economies have taken different strategic directions, driving or mitigating climate change in distinctive ways.
- Eid Ali Ahmed Chartered Fellow CIPD, MBA, PGCE. Development and Management ConsultantTuesday 11th March 2014 - 5:30pm
Diaspora communities can change the development trajectory of nations. This talk looks at the role of diaspora communities in the reconstruction of 21st century Somaliland, and the role of Cardiff's Somaliland community in building a modern state.
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar: Geographies of the Aquatic - Otter Predation in Specimen Fisheries and Maritime Mobilities of the SuperrichJohn Clayton and Emma Spence, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 11th March 2014 - 4:00pm
Environment Research Group PhD Seminar featuring papers by John Clayton and Emma Spence from the School of Planning and Geography.
- Wednesday 5th March 2014 - 10:00am
We look forward to greeting you at the School of Planning and Geography Open Day. You are required to register. Registration details enclosed.
- Professor Molly Scott Cato, Roehampton Business School, Professor of Strategy and SustainabilityTuesday 4th March 2014 - 5:30pm
Part of Climate Week (3-9 March 2014). The UK's economy is responding to an unprecedented shock that has opened up the question of what economies are for and who they should serve.
- Young Planners Cymru, The Royal Town Planning Institute and the School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 25th February 2014 - 4:45pm
There are a very wide range of different career pathways for planning graduates, ranging from environmental planning, statutory planning and transport planning through to economic development, heritage and regeneration.
'Feeds and Speeds': Producing Product Qualities, Entanglements and Mediation in the Personal Computer IndustryDr Justin Spinney, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 25th February 2014 - 4:00pm
Michel Callon, alongside various collaborators offers a theory of market exchange which seeks to overcome the tendencies of previous explanations to both over-state the agency of the individual and over-determine the power of capitalisms.
- Professor John Eade, University of RoehamptonTuesday 18th February 2014 - 7:00pm
The Islam UK Centre runs a free annual public lecture series each Spring. Speakers come from across the UK and overseas to give details of the latest research available.
- Professor Frank Moulaert, Professor of Spatial Planning, KU LeuvenTuesday 18th February 2014 - 5:30pm
Many contemporary approaches to social innovation tend to read it as an extra dimension to innovation dynamics.
The Reinvention of Urban Nature: Wildlife Preservation and Ecological Planning in West- and Post-Unification BerlinDr Jens Lachmund, Department of Technology and Society Studies, University of MaastrichtTuesday 18th February 2014 - 4:00pm
The presentation seeks to shed light on the scientific and political dynamics through which a new form of nature came into being and was institutionalized as an object of public concern.
- Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 11th February 2014 - 4:00pm
This paper explores the consequences of mobility for those engaged in long-distance, high-speed travel. It reclaims the notion of jet lag and repositions it as the broader phenomenon of 'travel disorientation'.
- Professor Mike Goodman, Reading UniversityTuesday 4th February 2014 - 4:00pm
The chef-ocolypse is upon us. Now major voices in defining 'good food' and increasingly powerful political figures, celebrity chefs are central figures in the austerity foodscape where, quality food is watched rather than eaten.
- Richard Samuels and Ray Chan, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 28th January 2014 - 4:00pm
Please join us for this Environment Research Group PhD Seminar with Richard Samuels and Kin Wing (Ray) Chan. The titles of their individual talks and further information can be found by selecting the title above.
- Young Planners CymruMonday 27th January 2014 - 2:00pm
Join the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Young Planners for this FREE event where their panel of speakers will explore with young planners the proposals to reform the planning system in Wales.
- Dr Adrian Evans, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 21st January 2014 - 4:00pm
Public engagement exercises, in which members of the public contribute to debates that were previously dominated by experts, have been seen as an important means of legitimising democracy in our techno-scientific era (see Callon et al 2009).
- Hosted by the Innovation and Engagment Unit and CPLAN StudentsWednesday 15th January 2014 - 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.
- Dr Jamie Lorimer, University of Oxford, School of Geography and the EnvironmentTuesday 14th January 2014 - 5:30pm
The diagnosis of the anthropocene marks the public end of the idea of nature as a pure place removed from society and revealed by natural science.
- Dr Mara Miele, Cardiff UniversityTuesday 17th December 2013 - 4:00pm
Slaughterhouses act as the starting point of the meat industry, where animals are killed to enter the food chain. They have been invented when human settlements became too large for individuals to rear and kill their own animals for personal consumption.
- Professor Erik Swyngedouw, Manchester University, Professor of GeographyTuesday 10th December 2013 - 5:30pm
This century will be, much more than the previous one, the century of the city; cities that no longer have an outside, a border. No matter how far one travels, as in Calvino Penthesilea, one will never be able to leave the city.
- Saturday 7th December 2013 - 9:30am
The School looks forward to greeting you at the CPLAN Open Day. You are required to register. Registration details enclosed.