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Integrating Cultural Cities through Belonging in Green Spaces - Second workshop


The second workshop for the project “Integrating Intercultural Cities through Belonging in Green Spaces” will be held on Wednesday 15th March.  The session will be introduced and chaired by Professor Gehan Selim, Hoffman Wood Chair of Architecture and Deputy Director at Leeds Social Sciences Institute.  This interdisciplinary project aims to examine questions about living within diverse communities and ways of reimagining green spaces to promote a sense of belonging in Leeds.  It responds to calls by the Leeds Parks & Green Spaces Strategy 2022-32 to build respect, cohesion and coexistence between communities and to drive cultural diversity in urban planning design policy and practice around green spaces.This workshop was co-produced with Leeds City Council and will be an opportunity to discuss how "belonging" has the potential to inform the policies and design of green spaces.  We will also aim to identify further co-production opportunities by exploring how future research could inform the transformation of green spaces in Leeds.Speakers include:Emma Tricket, Technical Manager, Leeds City Council Parks and Countryside ServiceAnup Sharma, Senior Planner – Policy Team, Leeds City CouncilAnd Sarah Wilson, Senior Design Officer, Leeds City CouncilRunning from 9.30am to 2pm at the University of Leeds, tickets are now available via Eventbrite - to reserve your place please use the following link:  Coffee break and lunch are included, presenting an opportunity for networking.

For questions and enquiries, please contact Marie-Avril Berthet

On behalf of the project team,