Former IASC president, John Powell is currently in Lima, Peru at the XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’. As is the case, John will be blogging during the event, and here is his first installment – where he reflects on his first visit to the capital of Peru.
On July 1st, the 17th Biennial IASC conference will take place in Lima, Peru. The conference theme is ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’, and will feature three researchers from CCRI. One of these, John Powell, former president gives some details about their forthcoming trip to South America.
Chris Short and John Powell from CCRI visited the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks last week for a study tour and workshop to explore similarities and differences in upland commons governance and practice between the two countries as part of the ‘FUTGRAZE’ project. John has written a short blog about the trip.
The second part of a blog where consider the issue of dissemination of project findings. In this part we invite you to get in touch with thoughts regarding preliminary findings.
Prompted by an interview with Prof. Mark Reed at a recent SoilCare project meeting, CCRI researchers Jasmine Black, Jane Mills and Nick Lewis consider the issue of dissemination of project findings, some thoughts and methods about how that is best achieved.
Julie Ingram has for the last six months been in Australia and Indonesia as part of an OECD Research Fellowship. During this time she has travelled extensively, conducted a number of seminars and has also written a short Blog about her experiences.
Our third and final blog post related to rural women comes from Hannah Chiswell (right). As one of the newest members of the CCRI team, she reflects on becoming a rural geographer and her experiences on the way where she has encountered many inspirational women in rural environments.
This weekend English Heritage is celebrating 100 years since Stonehenge passed from private to public ownership. John Powell considers the effects of public ownership of heritage sites and the continued need for limiting access.
Last week on 15th October it was International Rural Women Day and Julie Urquhart provided an overview of her journey into rural academia. This week we will hear from Katarina Kubinakova who will discuss the role of women with regard to rural development and how they are regularly the ones who are key to the success of an initiative or project.
October 15th 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN recognised ‘International Rural Women’s Day. As a research institute that specialises in rural matters, and having women represented at all levels, the CCRI approached a number of the team to discuss their role in rural research. This week we hear from Julie Urquhart.