We've had a few last minute cancellations for our workshop tomorrow in Bath,
so there are still places available! If you would like to come please drop
me an email sometime today. Please also pass on to anyone you think may
have an interest....
Registration will be from 10am for a 10.25 start.
Thanks and all good wishes
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From: "Marianne McKiggan" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, March 05, 2009 10:22 PM
Subject: Crisis Forum: Climate change and violence, workshop 2, 3 April,
> Crisis Forum: Climate Change and Violence workshop series, 2008 - 2010
> Workshop 2: Human Consequences: Global and Local Dynamics
> Friday 3rd April 2009, University of Bath
> The Crisis Forum workshop series continues on 3 April 2009 at the
> University of Bath: the second of seven, one-day workshops to explore and
> interrogate the connections between accelerating anthropogenic climate
> change and the potentiality for violence in all its forms.
> Anyone who has an interest in this area; academics, practitioners within
> NGOs and think-tanks, policy makers in government or business, journalists
> or independent researchers are invited to participate (subject to a limit
> on numbers).
> This workshop offers an opportunity to consider case studies world-wide
> where climate change is either contributing to already evident stress
> factors - of whatever environmental or other nature - or is likely to
> exacerbate these in the near future. (For further details please see:
> Each workshop is designed to enable plenty of time for interaction between
> speakers and other participants.
> Outline of the day:
> Introduction: Dr. Mark Levene (Co-founder Crisis Forum. History,
> University of Southampton)
> Speakers presentations:
> Dr Graham Brown and Arnim Langer (Universities of Bath and Oxford)
> 'Climate Change and Economic Theories of Conflict: An Exploratory Review'
> (How climate change might impact on the global dynamics of conflict).
> Dr Stephan Harrison (University of Exeter, Oxford University Centre for
> the Environment)
> 'Climate change and conflict: scientific uncertainties and policy
> John Magrath (Oxfam GB)
> 'People's perceptions of climate change and vulnerability in certain Oxfam
> programmes' (Africa and South East Asia)
> Tim Taylor and Joe Devine (University of Bath, Wellbeing in Developing
> Countries ESRC Research Group)
> 'Climate Change and Security in Bangladesh: A Wellbeing Perspective'
> Sarah Hendel-Blackford (Ecofys UK)
> 'Voices of the Vulnerable: Preventing Adaptation Apartheid' (A project to
> stimulate a genuine global adaptation dialogue).
> Break-out group discussions.
> Final session - roundtable discussion, all speakers available.
> The full Climate Change and Violence project programme may be viewed
> online at: http://www.crisis-forum.org.uk/events/ and more detailed
> information on the speakers and abstracts of their presentations are
> available here:
> This workshop will be made free of charge to all participants, however we
> would very much welcome donations wherever possible, to help fund the
> organisation of the series, as we are still yet to secure any funding.
> Please make cheques payable to Crisis Forum to the address below, or you
> can donate online via paypal at: http://www.crisis-forum.org.uk/donate/
> Tea and coffee will be provided, however lunch will not be included, due
> to limited funds. Lunches will be available to purchase at a reasonable
> price in the 'Claverton Rooms' cafeteria at the University.
> As places are strictly limited, please register you intention to attend as
> soon as possible by contacting Marianne McKiggan
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> Practical information including travel to Bath will follow for all
> Please feel free to forward this invite as appropriate to friends and
> Dr. Mark Levene
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> Crisis Forum project director.
> Marianne McKiggan
> Crisis Forum project coordinator.
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> Cheques payable to 'Crisis Forum'
> c/o Mark Levene
> History Dept.
> University of Southampton
> Highfield, Southampton, S017 IBJ
> (Please include in your reply e-mail your contact details, and if more
> than one place requested the names and email addresses of other