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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Professor Andrew Barry, Chair of Human Geography, University College LondonTuesday 29th April 2014 - 5:30pm
Many parallels can be drawn between the 'energy crisis' of the 1970s and the growing preoccupation with the politics of energy production and consumption today. But to what extent does it make sense to talk of a new energy crisis?