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Lectures and Seminars

12/01/2006 12:22:18

Urban-Rural: Flows and Boundaries. ARP Colloquium 3

9-10 January, 12.00 pm

IAS Annual Research Programme 2006-7
Regions and Regionalism in and beyond Europe
Colloquium 3 Urban-Rural: Flows and Boundaries
Colloquium 3 of the Regions & Regionalism in and beyond Europe programme will focus on three linked areas:

Session 1 will examine Rural and Urban Interactions
Session 2 will focus on changes in Landscapes and Townscapes
Session 3 will explore Urban and Rural Futures

The event will feature position papers from Richard LeHeron (Auckland University), Gregory J. Ashworth (University of Groningen), Mike Savage (CRESC), Philip Lowe (University of Newcastle) and Joe Painter (University of Durham).

All are welcome to attend and the event is free of charge to all Lancaster postgraduate/doctoral students (including those recently graduated and unwaged) and Lancaster University staff (daytime catering is included). For everybody else there will be a charge of £10 per day, which will include daytime catering.

Registration is necessary. To register please contact Lesley Bernardi - Event website:

Environment & Society Seminar Series 2006/7

The Environment and Society Research Group of LEC invites anyone interested to attend the events listed below. Please contact either James Faulconbridge ( or Gordon Walker ( for further details.

All meetings 16:00-17:30 followed by drinks and early evening meal

24 January Exploring Innovation without Proximity
Mia Grey, Lecturer, Department of Geography,
Cambridge University
Institute for Advanced Studies MR2

7 February Transport, physical activity and health: researching
the effects of a new urban motorway in Glasgow
David Olgilvie
Institute for Advanced Studies MR1

28 February Intergenerational relations and the geographies of fear
achel Pain, Department of Geography, University
of Durham
Institute for Advanced Studies MR2

2 May The intangible effects of flooding: vulnerability,
resilience and community recovery
Sue Tapsell, Flood Hazard Research Centre
Institute for Advanced Studies MR4

International Human Rights Obligations Network: Launch

18 January The theme of this event is 'Terrorism and counter-
terrorism: the impact on human rights protection'
and the keynote speech will be given by Prof. Martin
Scheinin, the UN Special Rapportuer on the promotion
and protection of human rights whilst countering

2-6pm, IAS Meeting room 2/3

For more information, including the full programme and registration form, see