Seminars and Events
We host an exciting and engaging research seminar programme throughout the year.
Research seminars provide the opportunity to hear about cutting edge research from across a wide range of topics and our seminars are open to all.
All seminars are at 3.30 - 5.00pm and held in Teaching Room 1, D floor, Geography and Planning building unless otherwise stated.
|Wednesday 11 October 2017||
Dr Zoe Sofoulis (Western Sydney University)
'Gender and Infrastructure'
|Wednesday 18 October 2017||
Professor Henk Wagenaar (Kings College London)
'The emergence of civic enterprise: social innovation, counter-institutions and the possibilities for democratic renewal in a liberal world'
This event is jointly hosted by USP and The Sir Bernard Crick Centre
|Wednesday 29 November 2017||
Dr Garrett Nelson (Dartmouth College)
'Weaving and cutting the threads of geography: data analysis and the tension between coherence and division'
|Thursday 07 December 2017||
Dr Suzi Hall (London School of Economics)
'Migrant margins: the street life of discrimination'
|Wednesday 14 February 2018||
Dr Beth Watts (Heriot Watt University)
'The ethics of welfare conditionality'
|Wednesday 28 February 2018||
Dr Alex Lord (University of Liverpool)
'A thought experiment on the value(s) of planning'
|Wednesday 14 March 2018||
Professor Mark Tewdwr-Jones (Newcastle University)
'Urban living partnerships: universities as anchor institutions in the city'
|Wednesday 25 April 2018||
Dr Nicola Banks (University of Manchester)
'Poverty and urban worlds of work: insights from Bangladesh and Tanzania'
|Wednesday 16 May 2018||
Hadfield Cawkwell Davidson Lecture
Professor Jonathan Davies (De Montfort University)
'Governing in and against austerity: reflections from an eight-case international study'
This event is jointly hosted by USP and The Urban Institute
|Thursday 05 October 2017, 5.00 - 7.00pm, Sheffield Hallam University||
RTPI Yorkshire Event hosted by Sheffield Hallam University and The University of Sheffield
Professor Franco Bianchini (University of Hull)
'Planning for European Cities of Culture'
Note: This event is free for students and RTPI members. Other participants will be asked to pay a registration fee for a ticket.