Harnessing innovation in city development for social equity and wellbeing.

Postgraduate taught, one year, full-time.

Postgraduate taught, one/two years, full-time/part-time.

  • Adam House, Adam House Lecture Theatre
    3 Chambers Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1HT

Part of the ESALA Research Seminar Series 2018/19

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The [Loving] Metropolitan Landscape: Blue Lunacy

For the past four years, Dr Soledad Garcia-Ferrari has been exploring to what extent urban innovation has increased social equity and wellbeing in Colombia’s second-largest city of Medellín.

  • Institute of Geography (Old Infirmary) – Rm 2.01
    University of Edinburgh
    1 Drummond St
    Edinburgh
    EH8 9XP

This presentation will provide an overview of what we know about the links between urban nature, nature connection and health and wellbeing. International case studies will then be used to highlight practical approaches to applying the evidence base and optimising the wellbeing promoting potential of urban nature.

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  • Minto House, Elliot Room
    20-22 Chambers Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1JZ

This paper will locate some of these buildings within their wider architectural, social, and urban historical contexts, showing how culture and leisure – and the buildings in which they were accommodated – were fundamentally related to ideas of modern urbanity and modern citizenship.

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  • Minto House, Elliot Room
    20-22 Chambers Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1JZ

his talk will explore the resonance of the picturesque within the 19th century design of the hill, and consider how this, alongside the broader cultural and political resonance of Calton Hill's monumental urban landscape provides insight into notions of Scottish identity and its relationship with the British state throughout the last 200 years.

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