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Events in June 2014

  • Sustainability Science Summer School 2014

    Speaker list and programme enclosed
    Monday 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.

  • Building Socially Sustainable Communities: A ‘Deep Place’ Approach

    Professor Dave Adamson and Dr Mark Lang, CREW Regeneration Wales
    Tuesday 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.

  • Book Launch: Mammon's Kingdom

    David Marquand, Political Writer and Historian
    Tuesday 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.

  • Cardiff Case Studies Conference for Geography Teachers 2014

    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.'

  • The Changing Nature of Low Income Settlements in Asia: The Case of Karachi

    Arif Hasan, architect, planner, activist, social researcher, and writer
    Tuesday 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.

  • Green Identity, Place Attachment and Community Sustainability Practice

    Dr Alex Franklin and Dr Ria Dunkley, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University
    Tuesday 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.