Rachel Windemer’s presentation will discuss the results of a three year research project exploring experiences of end-of-life decision making for wind and solar farms in the UK.
The CCRI is currently hosting Luca Lazzarini, a PhD student in Urban and Regional Development at the Inter-university Department of Urban and Regional Studies and Planning (DIST) at Politecnico di Torino, Italy. This Thursday, 16th March, Luca is giving a presentation as part of the CCRI Seminar Series “For rural space. A scenario-based approach for re-addressing planning practice”.
A friend and collaborator of the CCRI, Professor Ian Hodge, has just published a book called “The Governance of the Countryside, Property, Planning and Policy” (ISBN: 9780521623964). Ian Hodge is Professor of Rural Economy in the Department of Land Economy and Fellow of Hughes Hall at the University of Cambridge and his book is highly relevant to topics covered in CCRI research, in particular concerning property rights and environmental management and governance.
Chris Short writes about a Defra workshop that he attended in London, hosted by Rory Stewart MP. The aim of the workshop was to explore how, through partnership, the recently proposed 25 year plan for nature can be developed and delivered.
There is a new interest in the management of cities and the conceptualisation of shared urban spaces as commons. Scholars and activists have recently been exploring the management and governance of shared spaces such as city streets, green spaces, parks, public squares, and even community gardens (allotments).