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The challenges of interdisciplinary sustainable place making


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Cardiff University's Sustainable Places Research Institute presents its annual keynote lecture: The challenges of interdisciplinary sustainable place making.

Join us in the Glamorgan Building on Monday 16th April 2018 as an eminent group of three international experts in the field of sustainability - Professor Tony Capon, Professor Katarina Eckerberg, and Professor Alison Blay-Palmer - deliver a public panel event looking at the challenges of interdisciplinary sustainable place-making from the perspective of their own research. A moderated panel discussion will include questions from the audience.

Book your free tickets through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-challenges-of-interdisciplinary-sustainable-place-making-tickets-44629264331

Please note, this event will be filmed. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Tony Capon, Director, University of Sydney Planetary Health Platform
Tony is the inaugural Professor of Planetary Health at the University of Sydney. A public health physician and authority on environmental health and health promotion, his research focuses on urbanisation, sustainable development and human health. Previously, Tony directed the global health institute at United Nations University (UNU-IIGH) and held professorial appointments at Australian National University and University of Canberra.

Katarina Eckerberg, Professor of Political Science, Umeå University
Katarina Eckerberg is professor in political science. Her expertise comprises environmental and natural resource policy and politics at global, national and local level. Katarina was previously the Deputy Director of Stockholm Environment Institute and researcher at Stockholm Resilience Centre.

Alison Blay-Palmer, Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfred-Laurier University
Alison Blay-Palmer is the CIGI (Centre for International Governance and Innovation) Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, the founding Director of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, and an Associate Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University. Alison works in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies where she does research on resilient food systems and sustainable communities.

For more information on this event please email sustainableplaces@cardiff.ac.uk.