Environmental transitions: perspectives on everyday urban and regional transformation
|Dates:||11 December 2014|
|Times:||16:00 - 18:00|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Centre for Urban resilience and Energy|
|Who is it for:||Current University students, General public, University staff|
This afternoon seminar, organised by the Centre for Urban Energy and Resilience (CURE) and cities@manchester seeks to explore how lived experiences of nature, community and everyday life challenge linear understandings of social and environmental transition.
Dr Vanesa Castan Broto (University College London) - Experiences of transitions in South Europe: Environments, knowledges, communities
Dr Petr Jehlicka (Open University) - Post-socialist household food production: Resistance hidden in plain sight?
Dr Saskia Vermeylen (University of Lancaster) - Institutional Conservation Practices and Rhizomatic Contestations in the Kalahari Desert, Namibia
Chaired by Dr Andrew Karvonen, University of Manchester
This event is free to attend and open to all but please register your place via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/environmental-transitions-seminar-tickets-14442508933?utm_campaign=new_eventv2&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=eventurl_text
Followed by wine and a launch of the book ‘Communities in transition’ by Dr Saska Petrova with Professor Maria Kaika (University of Manchester).
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