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.
- 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
- 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 Andrew Sayer, Lancaster UniversityTuesday 18th November 2014 - 5:30pm
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.
- Dr David Evans, The University of ManchesterTuesday 9th December 2014 - 5:30pm
In recent years, concerns about the origins and consequences of food waste have risen to prominence in the realms of formal and cultural politics.