Planning & Geography Lecture Series

4 February 2015

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The English Housing Crisis and the Implications for Planning and Urban Design

17:30 - 19:30
Glamorgan Building

John Punter will examine the English housing crisis drawing on recent policy reports, the winning entries in the Wolfson Prize for Garden Cities, and current developments in London.

11 February 2015

Food Waste

Food Waste and Responsible Consumption? The Role of Retailers, Policy Makers and Other Stakeholders

17:30 - 19:30
Glamorgan Building

In recent years, concerns about the origins and consequences of food waste have risen to prominence in the realms of formal and cultural politics.

18 February 2015

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Civil Society Enterprise and Local Development

17:30 - 19:30
Glamorgan Building

Civil society initiatives in Western Europe are playing an expanding role in the provision of services and in local development.

25 March 2015

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Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the 21st Century City

17:30 - 19:30
Glamorgan Building

Anna Minton is a writer and journalist and Visiting Professor at the University of East London. She will be talking about her book, ‘Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the 21st century city’ (Penguin 2012).

28 April 2015

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Who Will Save our Town Centres?

17:30 - 19:30
Glamorgan Building

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.

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