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Events in October 2012

  • The Idea of Public Space and the Necessary Arguments

    Professor Tridib Banerjee, Sol Price School of Policy, University of Southern California, LA.
    Wednesday 31st October 2012 - 5:30pm

    Tridib's lecture will discuss the theme of public space with a critical perspective that questions neoliberal enthusiasm about privatisation of public space

  • SUSTAINABILITY WEEK: A Case for Red Tape

    Andy Fryers, Greenprint Director, Hay Festival
    Tuesday 30th October 2012 - 5:30pm

    Festivals, in common with all businesses, have a responsibility to both maximise the positive impacts and minimise their direct impacts on the environment.

  • SUSTAINABILITY WEEK: Further Adventures in Coat Hunting: Cultural Geographies of Climatic Accommodation and How We Might Do Them

    Dr Russell Hitchings, UCL Department of Geography
    Tuesday 30th October 2012 - 4:00pm

    This paper considers the difference between how climate change is studied by social scientists and how it is dealt with by people.

  • SUSTAINABILITY WEEK: Cardiff International Conference on Sustainable Place-Making

    Two day conference starts on:
    Monday 29th October 2012 - 9:00am

    Fee: £95. Conference hosted by the Sustainable Places Research Institute.

  • School of Planning and Geography: Go Green Day for Size of Wales.

    Staff and Students at CPLAN will dress in green today in aid of Size of Wales
    Friday 26th October 2012 - 9:00am

    As the Staff at CPLAN were holding a 'Think Pink' day in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness on the 19th October. Staff and Students will collect and donate on behalf of Size of Wales today.

  • Rebuilding the Welsh Economy

    Professor Karel Williams, Centre Director, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
    Tuesday 23rd October 2012 - 5:30pm

    In the ex-industrial Welsh economy, expansion of state funded activity can no longer cover the inability of the private sector to create jobs. Public lecture hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit.

  • Interpreting Horses and their Welfare

    Dr Nora Schuurman, PhD Fellow, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Fl.
    Tuesday 23rd October 2012 - 4:00pm

    Nora Schuurman is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. Public seminar series hosted by the Environment Research Group

  • From Rescue to Reform: The Way Ahead for Europe

    Dr Zoltan Csefalvay, Minister of State of Hungary
    Monday 22nd October 2012 - 5:30pm

    The economic crises in Europe and the Eurozone have been deeper and longer than either politicians or economists anticipated. Public lecture hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit.

  • CPLAN OPENING INNOVATION AND ENGAGEMENT EVENT: Green Energy - The Severn Tidal Barrage Debate

    Morgan Parry, Professor Roger A. Falconer & Professor Brian Morgan-Chaired by Professor Kevin Morgan
    Tuesday 16th October 2012 - 5:30pm

    The Cardiff School of Planning and Geography Innovation and Engagement opening event of the new academic year. A lively debate on the proposed Severn Tidal Barrage. Hosted by the Innovation & Engagement Unit.

  • Exploring the Space Between Words and Meaning: Understanding the Relational Sensibility of Surf Spaces

    Dr Jon Anderson, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
    Tuesday 9th October 2012 - 4:00pm

    Talk and movie presentation: Dr Jon Anderson will present the film he made for the 'Affective Landscapes' conference earlier in 2012. Public Seminar series hosted by the Environment Research Group