For the last five years, Senior Research Fellow Dan Keech has been teaching in Brno on a short course about food and sustainability at the Masaryk University in Brno. This year he was persuaded to write a blog about his experiences about his time over there which always includes some local culinary delights.
More than 125 people attended CCRI’s ‘Growing the Future’ Rural Policy workshop held at the University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester on Thursday, 29th March, 2018.
Damian Maye and Dan Keech have been in Lisbon to attend the second partnership meeting of the H2020 ROBUST project, which was hosted by the University of Lisbon’s Instituto Superior Technico.
Between 2015 and 2016, CCRI’s Dan Keech worked with the OFU to carry out a research study to compare the socio-cultural dimensions of urban agriculture (UA) in Bath and Bamberg. The research is now completed and a project summary has been produced, which can be downloaded free of charge from our website.
Dan Keech was at a mini-symposium on urban food growing at the OpenSpace Research Centre in Milton Keynes on 13th December. The symposium was called ‘Urban food-growing activities: what prospects for system change?’ and Dan presented a paper called ‘City horticulture – rural identity: World Heritage in Bamberg, Bavaria’.
Dan Keech is presenting work on ‘the cultures of urban gardening in Bavaria’ at an international conference in Riga, Latvia, which is taking place on 13th and 14th October.
Janet Dwyer and Dan Keech were at the Urban Futures 2 Symposium last week (5th to 7th September), which aimed to research the territory between rurality and urbanity in the 21st century.
A CCRI team of researchers attended the kick-off meeting of the EU Horizon 2020 project, ROBUST in Ede, Netherlands, when over 60 partners met to initiate this project
Matt Reed and Dan Keech have been successful in penning several papers on urban agriculture and city food networks over the past few months.
Matt Reed and Dan Keech have had a jointly authored paper published today (12th July) in Landscape Research. The paper is entitled ‘Gardening cyberspace—social media and hybrid spaces in the creation of food citizenship in the Bristol city-region, UK’.