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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.

Research Seminars

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

Other Events

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'

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Note: This event is free for students and RTPI members. Other participants will be asked to pay a registration fee for a ticket.