Thursday, 27 August 2009

sexy geography

Don't forget today is the day for concrete alchemy... i do love the mancunian way

there is also many other public events around the royal geographical society conference, i've been putting posters up but not sure i have remembered to blog...i went to the session People’s Plans: opportunities for radical planning in the 21st Century yesterday and it was really interesting, met some very inspiring people...

upcoming events at Ida Kinsey Village Centre
17 Guide Post Rd., Ardwick, Manchester, M13 9HP

as part of the Royal Geographical Society annual conference, 2009 -
the participatory geographies working group (see are organising the following sessions outside academic conference space, to encourage wider public debate on issues of critical geographical relevance ~ everyone is welcome to come along!

Thur. 27th August: 2.30 – 4.20

Inconvenient Truth: the imperative for Geography to do something urgent about climate change
for more info contact Sophie

4.50 – 6.30

Fuller Geographies: a session of radical, bold, brash, perhaps blunt, but bloody inspiring public geography!
for more info contact Kelvin

6.45 for about an hour (?!) followed by refreshments

pygywg AGM ~ members discuss the future of the group
NB membership is open to all and free!

Fri. 28th August: 11.10 – 12.50 then 2.40 – 6.30

The right to stay put: contesting displacement in urban regeneration / development schemes, sessions 1- 3
for more info contact Chris or Lee
or Stuart or Tom

Sat 29 th August: 10.00 – 12.30 then 1.15 - 6.00
The right to stay put, session 4: roundtable, field-trip, films and evening social

details of the Royal Geographic Society and the wider conference can be found at

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