Can Citizens’ Juries Guide Local Climate Action Policy? ICSC Webinar 20 Jan 2021

UCLan ICSC Webinar on Citizens Juries and Local Government Climate Action with Peter Bryant of Shared Futures CIC. Weds 20th Jan 3pm -4.30pm Online. Peter Bryant plans, designs, and facilitates ‘Citizens Juries’. This deliberative method is increasingly used to engage public participation and knowledge in the policy process. Peter has facilitated over twenty Citizens Juries... Continue Reading →

When Preston Meets the Doughnut: Community Wealth Building & 21st Century Economics. Feb 4th 2021

Public Webinar Organised by UCLan’s Institute of Citizenship, Society & Change. When Preston Meets the Doughnut: Community Wealth Building and 21st Century Economics Organised by UCLan’s Institute of Citizenship, Society & Change, this webinar will explore the connections between democratic community wealth building, the economics of human and planetary thriving, and place-based climate action. 15:30-17:30... Continue Reading →

The Social Life of Metrics: A transdisciplinary conversation at UCLan 11th Dec 2020

A conversation on the social life and performativity of metrics between UCLan scholars in the fields of data science and social science Online event. The emergence of 'Big data' analytics, metricisation (and its subset: financialisation) are pervasive cultural phenomena which pose substantial challenges across multiple intersecting domains. How do we understand what is at stake,... Continue Reading →

19th Nov. Online Lecture: Big Challenges for Our Small Planet: Implications for Future Health & Wellbeing after COVID-19

Visiting Professor Lecture by Stephen Morton Thursday 19th November 2020, 3:30-5:00pm In his lecture, Prof. Stephen Morton will explore some of the threats to the world's planetary boundaries, including climate change and loss of biodiversity, and the implications for current and future population health. He will also discuss what action we can take to... Continue Reading →

ICSC Video: Key Concepts in Planetary Health

'Critically Exploring Wellbeing, Salutogenesis, Resilience and Regenerative Sustainability'. July 2020 UCLan Webinar July 2020 organised by UCLan's Healthy & Sustainable Settings Unit, the Institute of Citizenship, Society & Change and the Thrive Research Centre. Follow link to video on UCLan webserver here: Programme: Chair's Welcome Scene-Setting Introduction [Prof. Mark Dooris, Professor in Health &... Continue Reading →

8th June WEBINAR: COVID-19: Public Health Insights and Perspectives for an Equitable and Sustainable Recovery

Organised jointly by the Institute of Citizenship, Society & Change, the Healthy & Sustainable Settings Unit and the Centre for Sustainable Transitions. This webinar was held on 15:00-17:00. Monday 8th June 2020 (details below). A video of the Webinar is available to view here:   WEBINAR: COVID-19: Public Health Insights and Perspectives for an... Continue Reading →

Can Citizens Juries’ Guide Local Climate Action policy?

UCLan Institute of Citizenship, Society and Change . Climate Citizenships Seminar Can Citizens Juries' Guide Local Climate Action policy? With Peter Bryant (Shared Future CIC) Weds 26th February UCLan Media Factory Room 317, Kirkham St, Preston PR1 1JN Amission free - but please register here on eventbrite beforehand.   Peter Bryant, (co-director, Shared Future... Continue Reading →

‘The Activism of Intersectionality’ ICSC Seminar Oct 16 2019

Presenter: Dr. Rachel Robbins, (UCLan Guild Senior Research Fellow). Weds 16th Oct 4pm – 6pm UCLan Harrington Building Rm HA320 (Victoria St, Preston PR1 7QS ALL WELCOME! The event is free, but please register beforehand on our eventbrite page: Rachel Robbins is co-editor (with Suryia Nayak) of 'Intersectionality in Social Work: Activism and Practice... Continue Reading →

‘Free, Fair and Alive: The Insurgent Power of the Commons’. UCLan ICSC Public Seminar & Book Launch with Silke Helfrich 17 Sept 2019

Tuesday 17th September 2019 4pm - 6pm UCLan Greenbank Building Rm 276, University of Central Lancashire, Victoria St, Preston PR1 2HE All Welcome. This event is free - please pre-register at: 'From co-housing and agroecology to to alternative currencies and open-source everything, people are increasingly using "commoning" - free, self-organizing systems - to emancipate... Continue Reading →

ICSC Seminar 21st May. “Reconstructing the Civic University for the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities” with Eric Lybeck.

Speaker: Dr Eric Lybeck, Presidential Fellow, University of Manchester, and editor-in-chief of ‘Civic Sociology’ Tuesday 21st May 2019 16:00- 18:00 Rm GR 202, Greenbank Building, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE All Welcome. This event is free - but please book your place on our eventbrite page here: UCLan has recently signed a ‘Civic University Agreement’... Continue Reading →

ICSC Seminar. ‘Shikha Eco-Learning-Village: Research in a “Living Lab” context in rural India’. 4 April 2019

Professor Ulrike Zeshan (UCLan ICSC) Sibaji Panda (Rural Lifeline Trust, India) Thursday 4th April, 4pm. Greenbank Room GR 273, UCLan   Instititute of Citizenship, Society and Change Seminar Series. University of Central Lancashire, Preston. All Welcome. The seminar is free - but to ensure a seat and help us manage numbers, please book a free... Continue Reading →

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