Creating space and place for Roma, Gypsies and Travellers: resolving conflict, Seminar 1
Location: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Date: 29-30 November 2012, 11.00-16.00
Theme: Conflict in space and place – accommodation and planning issues for Gypsies and Travellers
This is an ESRC research seminar. Find out about our other research seminars.
This first seminar in a series of three will focus on conflict in space and place looking at accommodation and planning issues for Gypsies and Travellers in Britain. Topics covered in the sessions include:
- Articulating the problem: conflict in accommodation and planning for Roma, Gypsies and Travellers
- Contested community
- Understanding conflict in planning – a theoretical framing of the issue
- The discourse framework for Gypsies, Travellers and planning: a need for mediation and conflict resolution
- Housing and planning futures delivering homes and sites: alternative approaches
Delegates have been invited and will be registered on 29 November.
- Seminar 2: March 2013
- Seminar 3: June 2013