NEW DATE! Colloquium: Safety, resilience and community: Challenges and opportunities beyond the city, 29 September 2020.

NEW DATE! Colloquium: Safety, resilience, and community: Challenges and opportunities beyond the city, 29 September 2020.

Welcome to KTH for 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.


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


· Safety from practitioners’ perspective in the rural areas
  Chair: Linda Lindbloom
PARALLEL SESSIONS in the afternoon:
· Security and resilience in rural areas
  Chair: Prof. Richard Yarwood
· Challenges and opportunities for rescue services in rural Sweden
  Chair: Prof. Vania Ceccato
· Crime and threats in rural areas
  Chair: Prof. Peter Lundqvist

You can find the Preliminary Program here

The colloquium will be held in English and Swedish.

This event is free-of-charge, but a no-show fee of 1000 SEK may be charged.

Register here

If you wish to present your research, please submit a title and an abstract in the registration form. Note: We cannot guarantee automatic acceptance.

You can download the poster here

Date: 29 September 2020

Time: 09.00-16.00

Zoom link: coming soon


Organized by Säkraplatser (KTH), University of Plymouth and Uppsala University.




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