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In the public interest – current dilemmas

Ed has been invited to present his research into public space at the University of Greenwich. In the Public Interest – Current Dilemmas seeks to explore how different disciplines understand the term ‘public’

In the Public Interest – Current Dilemmas: A cross faculty seminar organised by the Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU) (Business Faculty) and the Applied Sociology Group (Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities FACH) entitled ‘In the Public Interest – Current Dilemmas’ will take place on Friday 16 February 2018 from 10:30-13:30 at Hamilton House.

The seminar seeks to explore how different disciplines understand the term ‘public’, how it affects inter-disciplinary research and how it affects the relationships between academics and the public. There will be speakers from several disciplines who will critically access how their discipline uses the concept of the ‘public’ as well as outlining current dilemmas.

Programme
There will be talks from 4 speakers, followed by a discussion and lunch.
Chair: Dr. Jane Lethbridge, Director, Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
Speakers:
· Public sociology: Prof. Tracey Reynolds (U. Greenwich) : ‘Creating public spaces in Social Policy’
· Public economics: Dr Helen Mercer (U. Greenwich) ‘The public interest in economic policy’
· Public planning/ architecture: Ed Wall ‘Public space: master plans to daily routines’
· Public law: Sally Gill ‘Increasing access to justice through a Legal Advice Centre’

To register please e-mail businessevents@greenwich.ac.uk

The full address is Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista, Greenwich, London, SE10 9LZ.