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The SLU Landscape Days in Ultuna, October 2019

Published: 04 November 2019

The SLU Landscape Days in october 2019 was planned in connection to Uppsala Health summit, this year’s focus was Healthy Urban Childhoods and how to build our cities with and for children. The Landscape Days attracted both staff and students.

The days were introduced by a LTV Honarary Doctoral Lecture by Sweden´s new ´State Architect’ (Riksarkitekt), Helena BjarnegårdWatch her lecture here

We also had the great opportunity to listen to two keynote speakers: 

Tim Gill, Independent scholar, advocate and consultant on childhood, made a keynote speach with the title From knowledge and vision to implementation of Child-friendly Urban Planning and Design. Insights from cities in Europe and Canada. Read more

Ann-Katrin Bäcklund, Director of Pufendorf Institute, Lund University, made a keynote speach named Why inter- and transdisciplinarity, and how?​ and engaged in discussion with representatives of SLU Landscape. Read moreA contribution arranged by the research platform SLU Urban Futures.

Sweden’s new ”State Architect” (Riksarkitekt), Helena Bjarnegård presented a LTV Honorary Doctoral Lecture on the topic 'Landscape architecture and possibilities for sustainable development'.
The ECLAS 2020 Planning group held a workshop in order to share and discuss conference experiences and update participants about the current stage in the different working groups.
Joint after work and dinner at Klang Market in central Uppsala.
Lars Johansson, Chair of SLU Landscape, presented the 2019 SLU Landscape Steering Group Report.
Keynote 1: Tim Gill, independent scholar, advocate and consultant on childhood. ‘From knowledge and vision to implementation of Child-friendly Urban Planning and Design. Insights from cities in Europe and Canada’.
The SLU Landscape Days attracted almost 70 participants from Alnarp and Ultuna. The keynote lectures also attracted both staff and students.
Keynote 2: ’Why inter- and transdisciplinarity, and how?’ Ann-Katrin Bäcklund, Department of Human Geography and Pufendorf Institute for Advanced Studies, Lund university.
Members of the SLU Landscape steering group and working group got together in a workshop on how to increase visibility for SLU Landscape. The workshop was facilitated by communication consultant Catherine Kihlström.
The SLU Landscape book bag can also be used as a cookie bag.

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