- 10:30 - 15:00
- The Liberty Building, University of Leeds, Moorland Road, Leeds LS3 1DT
- Who can attend:
- Academics, practitioners and members of the community
This two-day conference is being hosted by the Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC), the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI), and the charity HOPE not hate.
The conference – 'A future for post-industrial communities?' will be attended by practitioners and academics looking to find ways to address the multitude of challenges faced by communities affected by de-industrialisation.
|10:30 - 11:30||Meet and greet, welcome and opening session|
|11:30 - 12:45||Session 1: The challenges faced by post-industrial communities|
|12:45 - 13:15||Workshop 1: Articulating the problem|
|13:15 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 15:00||Session 2: Why have post-industrial communities been failed|
|15:00 - 16:00||Session 3: Who are the actors for change in post-industrial communities|
|16:15 - 18:00||Workshop 2: How do we build community power to effect change|
|19:00||Conference dinner: Aagrah|
|Friday 24 March 2017|
|09:00 - 09:15||Reflections on day one|
|09:15 - 10:15||Session 4: Narratives of race, racism and immigration|
|10:15 - 11:00||Workshop 3: If 'myth busting' doesn't change minds, what conversations can undercut racism and fear|
|11:00 - 12:15||Session 5: The relationship between health and poverty in post industrial communities|
|12:15 - 13:00||Session 6: How do we effect change in post-industrial communities|
|13:00 - 13:45||Lunch|
|13:45 - 14:30||Workshop 5: What are we going to do next?|
|14:30 - 15:00||Concluding and networking|
For further information, please contact Jane Holgate at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the speaker
There will be a number of speakers including: John Page, national organiser for HOPE not hate; Professor Mark Stuart, Director of CERIC; Hilary Benn, MP Leeds Central; Andy Lock, Coalfields Community Trust; Reverend Al Barrett, Hodge Hill Church Birmingham and Dr Mark Stears, New Economic Forum.
For a full list of speakers and their biographies, please read the programme.