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.
Thursday 11 January 2017, 4.00 - 6.00pm
Lecture Theatre 5, The Diamond
Associate Professor Manuel Aalbers (Leuven University)
'The financialisation of housing'
Tuesday 23 January 2017, 1.30 - 3.00pm
Lecture Theatre A, Pemberton suite, Regent Court, 211 Portobello
Dr Liz Sharp, Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Book launch: 'Reconnecting People and Water'
|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 and Friday 5-6 April 2018||
Richard Kilminster Conference: "The Sociology of Sociology in Long-term Perspective: Richard Kilminster"