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The Olympic Legacy: how has East London changed?

7 June 2016

As Rio prepares to host this summer's Olympics, we asked 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? 

Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Skeel Lecture Theatre, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London

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

Read a summary of the discussions here

 

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

Geraldine Blake, CEO Community Links 

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