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 jmanoochehri@dmu.ac.uk 

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

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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

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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

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