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April 8, 2017
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You will see a live broadcast of elements of this event; from 13:30 - 14:30 not to mention from 17:00 - 19:30 that will be obtainable on the class's . Please start to see the activities programme below for details.

In 1966 ended up being established in order to speak the countless ‘hidden homeless’ individuals in britain plus 1981 Shelter Cymru began as Welsh Housing Aid, in reaction to your insufficient specialist housing advice for people in Wales. Both organisations have actually achieved much, playing pivotal functions in try to ensure there’s a secure, secure, affordable residence for all.

It absolutely was additionally in 1966 that the class of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University ended up being set up and since its creation, housing and homelessness has-been an integral analysis priority with scholars often working collaboratively with Shelter and Shelter Cymru to result in positive changes for homeless individuals.

This anniversary occasion is designed to take the long view on homelessness in Great Britain. The event can look straight back at 50 many years of homelessness policy, it'll examine contemporary problems, and it surely will look to the difficulties on the horizon in UK, Europe and from an international viewpoint.

The function will feature a photographic event of road homelessness around the world entitled 'under the bridge' by world-renowned and Cardiff-born photographer

Andrew McNeill additionally showcased when you look at the

Andrew McNeill's convention will feature in Glamorgan Building when it comes to complete month of February 2016 and is cost-free to see.

Event programme

The big event may be split into afternoon and night sessions, with delegates able to go to both or perhaps one program.

The afternoon session will start with a plenary lecture by Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick. She'll provide a vital reflection on 50 many years of homelessness plan in Great Britain. This plan analysis is sponsored by the International Journal of Housing Policy. Delegates may then decide to attend one of three synchronous sessions focusing on contemporary homelessness issues:

1] homelessness prevention additionally the cost of homelessness,

2] Migration and housing legal rights, and

3] enjoying Wales' most susceptible folks.

Verified mid-day speakers feature Dr. Sarah Johnson, Adrian Berry, Dr. Nicholas Pleace, Dr. Peter Mackie and Chris Rushton.

Welcome lunch

12.30 – 13.30 meal and gallery viewing (Andrew McNeill’s photographic study of homeless throughout the world)

Afternoon Occasion

13.30 – 13.45 Introduction and welcome, Kate Webb (refuge)

13.45 – 14.30 50 many years since Cathy get back: important reflections on GB homelessness plan, Suzanne Fitzpatrick (Heriot Watt University)

Sponsored because of the International Journal of Housing plan

14.30 – 16.00 Parallel sessions: modern homelessness dilemmas

Session 1: Migration and housing rights (seat: Dr. Bob Smith, Cardiff University) -

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The reconnection of harsh sleepers in the UK, Dr. Sarah Johnsen (Heriot Watt University)

The housing rights of non-UK nationals, Adrian Berry (Garden Court Chambers)

Program 2: Homelessness avoidance in addition to cost of homelessness (Chair: Jennie Bibbings, Shelter Cymru) -

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The financial price of solitary homelessness when you look at the UK, Dr. Nicholas Pleace (York University)

Homelessness avoidance: developments and dilemmas in GB, Dr. Peter Mackie (Cardiff University)

Program 3: hearing Wales’ many vulnerable folks (seat: Heddyr Gregory, Shelter Cymru) -

Glamorgan Building Council Chamber

Documentary Film makers Tracy Harris and Chris Rushton spent 5 years making movies with homeless people. With powerful movie films Tracy and Chris offer an unbiased and heart felt view of their experience of building interactions and telling the tales of susceptible folks whoever sounds seldom have heard in conversations about homelessness.

16.00 – 17.00 beverages, snacks and gallery watching (Andrew McNeill can also be introducing his photographic research of homeless across the globe)

Night Occasion

17.00 – 17.10 night welcome, Professor Kevin Morgan (Cardiff University)

17.10 – 17.20 50 many years of housing and welfare research on School of Geography and preparing, Professor Kevin Morgan (Cardiff University)

17.20 - 18.20 Priorities for GB homelessness policy, Kate Webb (Shelter), Adam Lang (Shelter Scotland), John Puzey (Shelter Cymru)

18.20 – 18.40 A European point of view on homelessness policy priorities, Mike Allen (Focus Ireland and FEANTSA)

18.40 – 19.00 Global views on homelessness plan concerns, Ian Brady (Depaul Overseas)

Source: www.cardiff.ac.uk
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