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Oct
24

An additional Cafe for November: Encounters with Energy

What are the wider implications of how we use energy in our everyday lives? What does energy use tell us about our identities and our relationships with each other? What does how we use energy tell us about the collective ideas we have about the ‘good life’? How might we need to change the ways [...]

Oct
23

Tuesday’s Cafe: Cardiff – The City of Dreadful Knights?

What makes a city? That was the question at the heart of Tuesday’s Cardiff Philosophy Cafe, at which Cardiff University Planning & Geography doctoral student Robert Croydon explored the origins and history of Cardiff itself through the lens of the concept of patronage. Throughout the complex story Robert told, we were asked to bear in [...]

Oct
14

Next Cafe: Cardiff – The City of Dreadful Knights?

In this month’s Cafe, we examine Cardiff – capital of Wales, seat of the Welsh Assembly – through the lens of its economic and political history. How did Cardiff become Cardiff? In this Cafe, Robert Croydon invites us to consider this question and reflects on the role of political and economic power, and especially patronage, [...]

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