Programme

16 Oct
19

Themes of the day

Big City Thinking Council House Futures
17 Oct
19

Themes of the day

Bauhaus Now Democracy and Devolution The Future Green City
18 Oct
19

Themes of the day

Bristol Futures Nature and Cities Smart Cities
16 Oct
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17 Oct
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18 Oct
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Big City Thinking Council House Futures
Bauhaus Now Democracy and Devolution The Future Green City
Bristol Futures Nature and Cities Smart Cities

How Should We Think About the Future?

Ian Goldin, Margaret Heffernan, Sophie Howe

What are the long-term trends and ideas – especially in terms of technological change, globalisation and governance – that will have an impact on cities and regions?

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16 October 2019 9:15am - 10:15am Watershed

Who Owns the City?

Sheila Foster, Guy Standing

Who has the right to the city? How can we encourage all to participate in and help make future cities?

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16 October 2019 10:30am - 11:45am Watershed

Beyond Apologies: Past Guilt and Urban Futures

Michele Curtis, Lawrence Hoo, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Michael Jenkins, Olivette Otele, Anne Thomas

Writers, artists, academics and activists debate how guilty cities should feel about their past and – critically – what cities should do about this to create better futures for all.

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16 October 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm Watershed

The Future of Urban Tolerance

Sunder Katwala, Sara Khan

What is the state of extremism in cities and towns? Can the pluralistic nature and tolerance of cities combat extremism and build a better future for all?

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16 October 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm Watershed

Lux Musicae

Lux Musicae London, Ignacio Lusardi, Ahmed Mukhtar

Ensemble Lux Musicae London in collaboration with Flamenco virtuoso Ignacio Lusardi and oud maestro Ahmed Mukhtar set Sephardic and Arabic music alongside Spanish composers of the late 16th to 18th centuries to tell a story of the Iberian peninsula and its music.

£20£15 View event
16 October 2019 7:30pm - 9:25pm St George's Bristol

Can Both Cities and Towns Prosper?

Kerry Hudson, Will Jennings, Lisa Nandy, Ros Wynne-Jones

As power is (slowly) devolved to sub-regions, towns and cities need to work together and plan for the future. How can we ensure that both prosper?

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17 October 2019 1:45pm - 3:00pm Watershed

Urban Data Monitoring and City Progress

Michele Acuto, Jessica Espey, Sean Fox, Patricia McCarney, Liz Zeidler

Around the world, people are developing ways to gather and interpret real-time data about everything from traffic flows to the moods of crowds. But do we really need all this data? Are we measuring the right things?

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17 October 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm Watershed

Renewing Democracy

Michele Acuto, Claudia Chwalisz, Darren Hughes, Ece Temelkuran

Is there a role for cities in making democracy work for all? How do we get the city leaders we need? How can we get citizens engaged in their city?

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17 October 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm Watershed

Cabot Institute Annual Lecture 2019

Sean Fox, Andrew Kelly, Helen Manchester, Susan Parnell

Can we thrive as an urban species?

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17 October 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm Wills Memorial Building

Building Liveable Neighbourhoods

Steve Melia, Miriam Ricci, Danielle Sinnett

What makes a liveable neighbourhood? What recommendations can we bring together for future cities?

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18 October 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm Watershed

MPs’ Question Time

Thangam Debbonaire, Darren Jones, Kerry McCarthy, Karin Smyth

What do Bristol's four MPs think about the future of the city?

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18 October 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm Watershed

Finding My Voice

Nadiya Hussain

Nadiya Hussain considers her roles as mother, Muslim, working woman and celebrity, and questions the barriers which many women must cross to be heard.

£25 View event
18 October 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm St George's Bristol