Upcoming seminar: Environmental transitions: Perspectives on everyday urban and regional transformation

Environmental transitions: Perspectives on everyday urban and regional transformation

This afternoon seminar, organized by the Centre for Urban Energy and Resilience and cities@manchester at the University of Manchester seeks to explore how lived experiences of nature, community and everyday life challenge linear understandings of social and environmental transition.

Venue: University of Manchester (University Place, room 5.206)
Date: 11 December 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 4-6 pm

Please register at Eventbrite.

Speakers:
Dr Vanesa Castan Broto, University College London. Experiences of transitions in South Europe: Environments, knowledges, communities
Dr Petr Jehlička, The Open University, Milton Keynes. 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

The event will be followed by wine and a launch of the book ‘Communities in transition’ by Dr Saska Petrova with Professor Maria Kaika (University of Manchester).

More information is available here.

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