SEMINAR 6 will be in London

ESRC Seminar Series CASCADE-NET: Civil Agency, Society and Climate Adaptation to Weather Extremes

Seminar 6: Less heard voices within Civil Society for resilience: engaging diverse groups in knowledge exchange and capacity building

We are pleased to announce a one-day seminar workshop on exploring the how less heard voices within Civil Society can be engaged in building local resilience in the context of climate change and extreme weather.

Date: Friday 21st June 2019 10.30-16.00
Venue: Committee Room 3, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA

The event is co-organised by: London Climate Change Partnership and the Centre for Water, Communities and Resilience, University of the West of England, Bristol, working with a number of individuals and agencies.

Please see attached for further details. Please register for this event here

Seminar timetable

Seminar timetable
No. Themes Seminar Title  
1 T1-3 Civil Society’s agency and extreme weather events: dichotomies in theory and practice
2 CITIZENSHIP (T1) The role of Civil Society’s agency in governance and contingency planning: citizenship, participation and social learning
3 Civil Society and Emergency Response: conflicting discourses of dependency and empowerment
4 Civil Society, risk and climate change: science, perception, communication and exchange
5 SPACES (T2) New risk knowledges and social learning – platforms and social networks for knowledge sharing and capacity building
6 Less heard voices within Civil Society for resilience: engaging diverse groups in knowledge exchange and capacity building
7 INNOVATIONS (T3) Technical innovation for Civil Society’s resilience to risk: Creation, adoption, dissemination
8 Co-creative strategies with Civil Society for resilience: role of the arts and humanities
9 T1-3 Capacity building within Civil Society: long term resilience to extreme weather risk