Sustainable Places Research Institute


Upcoming Events

Synthesis and Properties of Functional Chiral Molecular Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

19/03/2018, 13:00 - 14:00
Main Building

Speaker: Professor David Amabilino, University of Nottingham

German Cinema Series 2017-18: Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer (The People vs. Fritz Bauer)

20/03/2018, 18:30 - 20:30
School of Modern Languages

A film screening of Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer (The people vs. Fritz Bauer), as part of the German Cinema Series 2017-18.

Amrywiaeth Ieithyddol a Chyfiawnder

21/03/2018, 15:00 - 18:00

Yr Athro Will Kymlicka yn sgwrsio â: Dr Simon Brooks, Prifysgol Abertawe – ‘What do they know of language, who only language know’ Dr Huw Williams, Prifysgol Caerdydd – ‘Cyfiawnder byd-eang: trafodaeth heb iaith?’ Dr Gwennan Higham, Prifysgol Abertawe – Dysgu Cymraeg i Fewnfudwyr: Llunio Llwybr at Ddinasyddiaeth Gynhwysol Gymreig Cadeirydd: Yr Athro Diarmait Mac […]

Linguistic Diversity and Justice

21/03/2018, 15:00 - 18:00
Committee Rooms, Glamorgan Building

Professor Will Kymlicka in conversation with: Dr Simon Brooks, Swansea University – ‘What do they know of language who only language know’ Dr Huw Williams, Cardiff University – ‘Global Justice: a debate without language?’ Dr Gwennan Higham, Swansea University – ‘Teaching Welsh to immigrants: platform to an inclusive Welsh citizenship?’ Chair: Professor Diarmait Mac Giolla […]

Japanese Legal System and Legal Consciousness: In the Era of Transition

21/03/2018, 16:00 - 18:00
School of Modern Languages

The third event in the Japanese Seminar Series 2017-18 at the School of Modern Languages, with guest speaker Tatsuya Ito who is a visiting academic at Cardiff School of Law and Politics.

African Music and World Poetry Event

21/03/2018, 17:30 - 20:30
School of Music

A celebration of African music and world poetry to raise money for Educational Awards in Sierra Leone.

Cardiff Scientific Society: Genetics as Revolution

21/03/2018, 19:00 - 20:00
Main Building

Speaker: Professor Alison Woollard (Oxford University)

From Foundry to Foreign Office: The Life of Arthur Henderson (1863-1935), Labour Party Leader

21/03/2018, 19:15 - 20:00
Continuing & Professional Education

This lecture will be delivered by Professor Andrew Thorpe (Exeter University).

Border Crisis and Migrations

22/03/2018, 13:00 - 14:00
School of Modern Languages

A research seminar as part of the Borders and Bodies research theme at the School, with visiting scholar Dr Fabiana D’Ascenzo (University of L’Aquila).

Translating Across Minority and Dominant Languages

22/03/2018, 16:00 - 18:00
Glamorgan Building

Two talks with guest speakers Professor Özlem Berk Albachten (Boğaziçi University) and Dr Stefania Taviano (University of Messina), as part of the Translation, Adaptation and Performance research theme at the School.

Genome Editing: Its power to transform medicine and some potential pitfalls

22/03/2018, 19:00 - 20:30
Main Building

Speaker: Dr John Parrington, Oxford University

Real Food Market

23/03/2018, 10:30 - 14:30
Main Building

All the farmers, growers and producers involved are small-scale independent businesses local to Cardiff and South Wales.

Precious Metal Catalysis in Allene Chemistry: From Divergent Systems to Heterobimetallic Catalysis

26/03/2018, 13:00 - 14:00
Main Building

Speaker: Dr Maria Munoz-Herranz, University of East Anglia

Ethical Considerations in Overseas ODA Research

27/03/2018, 14:00 - 16:00
Glamorgan Building

Presenters from Cardiff University will use examples from their real-world Global Challenges Research Fund projects to highlight known ethical pitfalls in official development assistance collaborations.

Manufacturing the future: cultures of production for the Anthropocene

27/03/2018, 17:30 - 19:30
Glamorgan Building

In this lecture Professor Katherine Gibson approaches the issue of a manufacturing future for Australia by asking: What kinds of manufacturing cultures might be up to the challenges of the Anthropocene?

Putting Organometallic Chemistry to Work

09/04/2018, 13:00 - 14:00
Main Building

Speaker: Professor Manfred Bochmann, RSC 2017 Winner – Applied Inorganic Chemistry Award

Wild fire: the good, the bad and the necessary

10/04/2018, 18:30 - 19:30
Main Building

Speaker: Claire Belcher (University of Exeter)

Reading and Translation workshop with Writer Alexandra Lavizzari

12/04/2018, 15:00 - 16:30
School of Modern Languages

A workshop with Swiss writer Alexandra Lavizarri who will introduce her novel Und Harry?, talk through how she wrote it and will read various parts from it in German. Followed by an opportunity to translate paragraphs from German into English and to discuss the outcome of their attempt with the writer.

Local Knowledge and Marine Protection: Local Practices in the Seychelles

13/04/2018, 12:00 - 13:00
Sustainable Places Research Institute

Professor Susan Baker and Dr Natasha Constant will deliver this seminar as part of Sustainable Places Research Institute Annual Seminar Series.

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