‘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: https://free-fair-alive-power-of-the-commons-uclan-icsc.eventbrite.co.uk '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: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uclan-icsc-seminar-reconstructing-the-civic-university-for-the-21st-century-tickets-61553837184 UCLan has recently signed a ‘Civic University Agreement’... Continue Reading →

ICSC Launch Event. 1st May 2019. Keynote: Rob Hopkins on “Cities and Citizens in Transition: Unleashing the Power of Imagination”.

We are pleased to announce that Rob Hopkins, bestselling author and co-founder of the ‘Transition Towns’ network, will deliver the keynote lecture of our public launch event, on 1st May 2019 in Preston. All are welcome at this public event, which will consist of a series of talks and discussions from mid-afternoon through early evening,... 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 →

Funded PhD studentship at ICSC! Local food systems and local economic democracy: a framework for delivering food security?

The ICSC is offering a fully funded DTA studentship, funded through the DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship programme. The PhD will be supervised by Dr Mags Adams and her colleagues (Prof Mark Dooris and Dr Ursula Pool) based in the Institute of Citizenship, Society and Change, at UCLan in Preston. The research will take place... Continue Reading →

Re-Imagining The Harris

In a great start to 2019, the The Harris Museum, Art Galley and Library has been awarded development funding of £180,900 by the Heritage Lottery Fund. This is a key addition to funding commitments of £3.6 million already in place from Arts Council England, Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council, and the Preston, South... Continue Reading →

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