HELP Talks Cities for Children: Bringing outdoor play to urban environments

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 9:30am to 12:00pm
Venue: Room 491, 2206 East Mall, UBC Campus

Please join us for our June HELP Talks presentation focusing on designing cities for children. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Peter Höfflin and Dr. Kate Bishop. 

“Children’s play and urban environment. Empirical results on the influence of the residential environment on the everyday life of children in Germany and Switzerland”
Dr. Peter Höfflin, Professor for Sociology and Empirical Research; Director of the Institute of Research of the Protestant University of Applied Sciences in Ludwigsburg, Germany

Play-full Cities: The Importance of Inclusive, Intergenerational Spaces
Dr. Kate Bishop, Senior Lecturer in the Landscape Architecture Program; Director of the Built Environment Interdisciplinary Learning (BEIL) initiative, Faculty of Built Environment at the University of New South Wales, Australia

HELP Talks are HELP faculty led events that focus on a particular area of human development from a research-to-practice perspective. Each HELP Talk explores a particular research area or idea, allowing us to think about child development from a range of angles and to engage in conversation and learning with a variety of academic and community partners.

Please RSVP to earlylearning@ubc.ca