City-REDI Spring Seminar Series

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City-REDI is delighted to invite you to our seminar series covering economics, economic geography, regional science, economic development, critical urbanism and urban policymaking.

The seminars are open to all including PhDs, Masters students and non-academics. Do join us, and feel free to forward to others who might be interested.

The seminar programme can be found below and if you would like more details about the seminars please visit our events page.

Exploring Entrepreneurship, Information and Growth

22 January 2019, 2-3pm – Stephan Weiler, Colorado State University   

Room 108, University House, University of Birmingham


Urban Development Planning, Financialisation, and Reflexive Calculation: Investors and Developers’ Perceptions of London as an Investment Space

29th January 2019, 2-3pm – Professor Mike Raco, UCL 

Michael Tippet Meeting Room, Staff House, University of Birmingham


The effectiveness of regional, national and EU support for innovation in the UK and Spain

12th February 2019, 2-3pm – Bettina Becker, Aston University

G35, Chemical Engineering Building, University of Birmingham


Recombinant Knowledge: Balancing Entropy and Relatedness in an Evolutionary Framework

19 February 2019, 2-3pm – Dr Dieter Kogler, University College Dublin

Room 204, University House, University of Birmingham


The Potential Regional Impact of Brexit in Ireland

26th February 2019, 2-3pm – Professor Edgar Morgenroth, Dublin City University Business School

G13, Nuffield Building, University of Birmingham 


Assessing regional economic resilience for the implementation of local industrial strategies

5th March 2019, 2-3pm – Dr Marianne Sensier, The University of Manchester

Room 524, Education Building, University of Birmingham 


Fostering regional diversification and transformation through public procurement

12th  March 2019, 2-3pm – Dr Elvira Uyarra, The University of Manchester

Room 524, Education Building, University of Birmingham 


Re-interrogating cities through their temporalities: towards a (re) theorisation of temporary urbanisms

19 March 2019, 2-3pm – Dr Lauren Andres, University of Birmingham

Room 121, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham 


Firm Innovation and Wage Inequality

26th March 2019, 2-3pm – Professor Maria Savona, University of Sussex

Room 715, Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham 


If you would like any further information about the seminars please contact Andre Carrascal InceraMax Nathan or Raquel Ortega-Argiles.

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