EGRG Symposium

Annual Symposia


In collaboration with the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology and the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Thursday 29th November 2012, 11am – 4.30pm

The 2011 EGRG Annual Symposium was entitled ‘Geographies of Inequality After the Recession‘.

The Symposium was held in collaboration with the Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES) at the Institute of Education, University of London.


  • Dr Stuart Dawley and Professor Andy Pike, Newcastle University
    Creating new paths? Offshore wind, policy activism and peripheral region development.
  • Dr Alex Nurse and Dr Peter North, University of Liverpool
    Developing the low carbon economy on Merseyside: reflections from a KE project.
  • Professor Nicky Gregson and Professor Mike Crang (Durham University)
    Green but not clean? Global flows and local clustering in industrial symbiosis.
  • Dr Cheryl McEwan and Dr Alex Hughes
    Ethics, global production networks and the political-economies of expectation in biodiversity conservation.
  • Professor David Gibbs (University of Hull)
    The green economy, sustainability transitions and transition regions.
  • Dr James Faulconbridge (Lancaster University)
    Bringing economic geography to bear on questions of environmental sustainability: the case of mobile green design knowledge.