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Engendering the city we need? Overcoming the barriers (Thomas Sharp Lecture)

Emeritus Professor Marion Roberts, University of Westminster

Date/Time: Thursday 1 March 2018, 17:30 - 18:45

Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

A resurgence of feminism at grass roots level in the UK has provoked renewed interest from a younger generation in the ideas and legacy of the movement to embed sensitivity to gender issues in town planning and urban design. This lecture will give examples of good practice from Europe and the global south, as well as the small local gains made in everyday practice.