SILK Sustainability Seminars

(2014-2017) content


The Centre for Mountain Studies organised regular seminars within the UHI SILK (Society, Identity, Landscape and Knowledge) research cluster during the academic years 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17.

The Seminars are a way to find out more about the research across UHI and the SILK research cluster, as well as guest lectures by those undertaking research of interest to UHI colleagues.

The last seminars organised for the academic year 2016/17 are listed below.

Friday 30 September 2016, 1200-1300 Professor Anna Lawrence (Inverness College, UHI)
Adapting through practice: Silviculture, innovation and forest governance for the age of extreme uncertainty

Friday 4 November 2016, 1200-1300 Jason Harrison (MSc Student, UHI)
Beyond the Wild Highlands

Friday 25 November 2016, 1200-1300, Dr Andrew Butler (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
Development of landscape identity as an official discourse - case of a forest fire

Friday 9 December 2016, 1200-1300, Dr Jasper Kenter (SAMS)
Shared, plural and cultural values of nature: deliberative valuations as new democratic spaces

Friday 17 February 2017, (1200-1300), Rebecca Smith (Lews Castle College)
Waste and Consumption in Rural Areas, a Q Methodology Study

Friday 3 March 2017, (1300-1400), Professor Pete Higgins (University of Edinburgh)
People, place and planet: how relationships with the landscape matter

Friday 7 April 2017, (1200-1300), Dr Euan Bowditch (Inverness College, UHI)
Walking the land: examining an ecosystem approach for private estates through the lens of woodland expansion

Friday 5 May 2017, (1200-1300), Matt Sillars (Inverness College, UHI)
100 years of Psychology and the ‘Simplistic Pedagogy’: Fixing the Theory-Practice Gap and bringing the Teacher back into Education