- Dr Jon Anderson, School of Planning and GeographyTuesday 21st April 2015 - 5:30pm
This talk explores the relations between human geography and literature. It introduces how pages and places can be understood relationally, focusing on the active role that literature plays in constructing our understandings of place.
- Dr Jennifer Gabrys, University of LondonTuesday 28th April 2015 - 4:00pm
Dr Jennifer Gabrys, Goldsmiths, University of London, joins the Environment Research Group Seminar series in the Glamorgan Building Council Chamber.
- Julian Dobson, Urban pollinator, sense maker, writer and editorTuesday 28th April 2015 - 5:30pm
Julian Dobson, author of the newly published How to Save Our Town Centres, will ask what kind of investments will create places where people want to live and socialise - and who are the real investors in our towns and cities.
- Mike Biddulph, School of Planning and GeographyWednesday 29th April 2015 - 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.
- Dr Lucy Montague, University of HuddersfieldMonday 11th May 2015 - 5:30pm
Some have criticised the lack of any over-arching theoretical foundation for the discipline of urban design. So how then does its arguably chaotic body of theoretical knowledge inform the normal activities and decision-making of an urban designer?
- Andrew Barry, University College LondonTuesday 12th May 2015 - 5:30pm
In the 21st century, the geosciences plays a prominent role in political life, contributing evidence to debates and policies concerning some of the most urgent and challenging problems of our time including climate change.
- Richard de Cani, Managing Director of Planning, Transport for LondonTuesday 19th May 2015 - 5:30pm
The increase in London's population is equivalent to absorbing a city the size of Cardiff every 3-4 years. This is all being fitted into an existing urban area that is tightly constrained by a green belt.