satellite seminar: HOUSING, COMMODIFICATION & ALIENATION. weds 15th November 2017. 10.30am-1.30pm. Civil Court, Leicester Castle Business School

Brought to you by the DeMontfort University, this event is a partner provided seminar developed to support of the main ‘City Series’ lecture programme. The Satellite Seminars are intended to provide a more focussed opportunity to join one of the Observatory partner organisations in discussing a topic in more detail than the main City Series programme which is aimed at a more general interest audience.

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This is a free event aimed at researchers, academics, students and those interested in theoretical discussion & debate regarding housing issues. For further details please contact:- Dr.Jamileh Manoochehri on 

date: Wednesday 15th November 2017
venue: Civil Court, Leicester Castle Business School, see dmu leicester castle building directions
time: 10.30am til 1.30pm   


CITY SERIES / 6th Dec 2017: The Architecture of the Healthy City: ADDITIONAL SPEAKER/ Sir Peter Soulsby, City Mayor to speak on the new Leicester Local Plan


The final CITY SERIES lecture of 2017 will take place in the early evening on Wednesday 6th December 2017 at DMU’s new Art & Design building, the Vijay Patel Building (fourth floor lecture theatre: VP4.05).

“The Architecture of the Healthy City”, will offer two different perspectives on place-making and better public health. Neil Stacey, Associate Professor in Architecture from DeMontfort University, will offer a response to the question “does architecture improve your health?”. Ivan Browne, Deputy Director of Public Health, Leicester City Council, will reflect upon the cross-discipline requirements and challenges of delivering better public health in present day Leicester. A question and answer session will follow.

UPDATE: In addition, Sir Peter Soulsby, City Mayor, has agreed to join the lecture to make a contribution on progress in developing the new City of Leicester Local Plan to the meeting.

All welcome. To register for free tickets please go to: Eventbrite