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Colloquium: Safety, resilience and community: Challenges and opportunities beyond the city

Welcome to a full day about safety and resilience. We will focus on safety issues in all settings but in particular in rural contexts. We assess how the on-going Global-Local transformations affect the everyday life of those groups living in most sparsely populated areas.

Time: Tue 2020-09-29 09.00 - 16.00

Location: Zoom

Participating: Säkraplatser-nätverket

This year's colloquium will take place in Zoom. The colloquium will be held in English and Swedish.

The colloquium is one of the 40 UN-Habitat events worldwide that are part of the “Annual 40 Days Safer Cities Challenge” which will be launched on the International Day of Peace (21 September) and run through the Urban October to World Cities Day (31 October).

Keynote speakers

Prof. Richard Yarwood, University of Plymouth

Crime, policing and global transformations in rural areas

Prof. Susanne Stenbacka, Uppsala University

Blue light in green surroundings: Challenges and opportunities for emergency and rescue services in rural Sweden

Prof. Joseph F. Donnermeyer, The Ohio State University

Community readiness and the safety and security of rural people and communities

This event is free-of-charge.

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The colloquium is presented by KTH and SäkraPlatser-nätverket in cooperation with University of Plymouth, Uppsala University, SLU, Linköping University and The International Society for the Study of Rural Crime.​​​​​​​

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