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The Olympic Legacy: how has East London changed?

 
 
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The Olympic Legacy: how has East London changed?
by Eleanor Schreiber - Friday, 6 May 2016, 2:28 PM
 

The Olympic Legacy: how has East London changed?

25 May 2016

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London

 

As Rio prepares to host this summer's Olympics, we will ask how London 2012 has changed East London. 

 

Has the promised transformation taken place? What do East London's communities feel has been the legacy of the Games?

 

As part of Queen Mary University of London's first Community Festival the Mile End Institute will bring together key players in London's Olympic project to reflect on how East London has been changed by the experience of hosting the games.

 

Chair: Professor Jane Wills, Queen Mary University of London

 

 

Speakers:

Professor Allan Brimicombe, Head, Centre for Geo-Information Studies University of East London

Paul Brickell, Executive Director of Regeneration and Community Partnerships for the London Legacy Development Corporation

Yasmin Aktar, Citizens UK

 

Further speakers tbc

 

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

 

http://mei.qmul.ac.uk/events/Event%20Items/176244.html