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WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar Series

Starts: 20 March 2014
Ends:  11 December 2014

WISERD has launched a seminar series aiming to examine the impact of the recession on social and economic life in Wales; and to take stock of the policy responses in Wales in the context of a Westminster government committed to austerity measures.

2008 marked the beginning of the deepest and longest recession of modern times.  While its causes are to be found in centres of economic and political gravity beyond Wales, its effects on the Welsh economy and on the lives of the people of Wales have been profound and far reaching.

All seminars will take place in the Council Chamber in Main Building at Cardiff University from 5.30pm – 6.30pm.

Click below for further details about each seminar:

Wales & Recession: Global challenges & local responses
Gareth Rees and Ian Rees Jones
20 March 2014

Wales & Recession: Income, Poverty, Unemployment & Working Lives
Rhys Davies & Ross MacKay
29 April 2014

Wales & Recession: Neighbourhood, Place & the Changing High Street
Scott Orford & Alain Chiaradia
27 May 2014

Wales & Recession: Health and Well-being
Eva Elliott and Gareth Williams
19 June 2014

Wales & Recession: Tackling Poverty
Michael Trickey, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
10 July 2014

Wales & Recession: Rural communities
Mike Woods and Jesse Heley
11 September 2014

Wales & Recession: Housing and Homelessness
Peter Mackie and Shelter Cymru
9 October 2014

Wales & Recession: Exploring the Welsh Government Policy Responses
Steve Martin (TBC)
13 November 2014

Wales & Recession: A new economy?
Karel Williams
11 December 2014

Please email wiserd.events@cardiff.ac.uk to reserve your place. 

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