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Crichton Conversation with Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE

Date: 08/10/2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Speaker: Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE
Venue: Dumfries and Galloway College
Ticket Price: £6

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE This event will take place in the Duncan Rooms at Easterbrook Hall not Dumfries and Galloway College as advertised. We warmly welcome Professor Mark Shucksmith, Director of the Newcastle Institute of Social Renewal, to deliver the opening lecture of the 2019/2020 Conversation programme. Internationally recognised as an expert on rural […]

 

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE

This event will take place in the Duncan Rooms at Easterbrook Hall not Dumfries and Galloway College as advertised.

We warmly welcome Professor Mark Shucksmith, Director of the Newcastle Institute of Social Renewal, to deliver the opening lecture of the 2019/2020 Conversation programme. Internationally recognised as an expert on rural affairs his talk is based on a lecture recently given as a keynote speaker and guest of honour at the Dutch Royal Palace Symposium in Amsterdam.

Given the arrival of the new South of Scotland Economic Agency this is a very topical subject. By addressing the deficiencies of top down and bottom up approaches he will consider how networking rural development offers scope for citizens to collectively imagine their future and to work with the enabling state and other partners in rural development.

Mark has been Professor of planning at Newcastle University since 2005. He is a Trustee of the Carnegie Trust. In 2007/2008 he chaired the Scottish Government Inquiry into Crofting, was Professor of Land Economy at Aberdeen University and is Visiting Professor of Rural Research at the University of Trondheim. A highly respected author he was awarded the OBE for services to rural development and crofting.

The lecture will be held in the

All other events will be held in the Duncan Rooms at Easterbrook Hall, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4TA. Doors open 6:45pm, lecture commences promptly at 7:30pm. The events close at 9:00pm. The bar will be open from 6:45pm to 7:15pm for you to purchase alcoholic, soft drinks, tea or coffee.

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Online: please email us with details of your booking and BACS payment to Clydesdale Bank; sort code 82-62-12; account number 50382367 with your surname as the reference.

Telephone: call 01387 702048 with your credit or debit card details (there is no additional charge for payments made by this method).

Post: send your cheque, payable to Crichton Foundation, to Crichton Foundation, Browne House, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4ZZ.

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