A round-up of MUI staff activities 26 June - 14 July 2017
14 July 2017
Just a selection of the talks, workshops, conference presentations etc MUI colleagues have been busy with since the last round-up.
Mon 26 - Fri 30
Erik Swyngedouw was visiting Professor at the University of Kassel (Germany) and presented a series of lectures and seminars on post-politics, The Anthropocene, and on water/cities. More details can be found here: http://www.uni-kassel.de/fb11agrar/aktuelles.html
Jonny Darling gave a lecture at the Royal Geographical Society on changing patterns of migration and society. This was part of the RGS Schools event series.
Jonny Darling was a panel member and gave a talk on 'Dispersal and the politics of discomfort' at an event on 'Migrant Digitalities. Data Circulation, Destitution and the Politics of Dispersal' at Swansea University.
Angela Connelly attended the Territories Of Faith: Religion, Urban Planning and Demographic Change in Post-War Europe 1945 – 1975, International Workshop at KU Leuven, Belgium. Angela's workshop was titled 'Planning for Faith in Wythenshawe, Manchester (UK).'
Erik Swyngedouw participated at Making space for socio-spatial and socio-ecological justice in research and action strategies conference in Lesvos, Greece. Erik discussed 'Theoretical Approaches to Landed Commons'.
Martin Dodge quoted in Guardian article titled: 'Never drink in a flat-roofed pub: how the old joke became a reality'.
Angela Connelly attended The Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), Annual Conference in Lisbon to present a paper: Connelly, A., Carter, J., Hincks, C., Handley, J., Taheri Moosavi, S. Translating new conceptions of climate change risk into urban climate change risk assessments and adaptation responses.
James Evans gave a talk at the Glasgow Future Cities Demonstrator event, co-hosted by Manchester Informatics and MUI.
Ruth Lupton and Ceri Hughes presented a paper on 'Reformulation of social policy in 'inclusive growth', versions & implication' at the Social Policy Association annual conference in Durham.
Jonny Darling was intereviewed on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire on migration and identity.