Following the demise of Her Majesty The Queen, this event has been postponed in order to observe the period of National Mourning.
Join us as we look at digital exclusion and housing inequalities.
Hannah Holmes, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR), University of Cambridge
19:30 - Event starts
21:00 - Event ends
Digital exclusion is understood to be an important aspect of broader inequalities in the UK, and the Covid-19 pandemic has both drawn attention to and exacerbated its consequences for those affected.
This talk will highlight some of the key drivers behind digital exclusion and will discuss a range of factors which shape people’s experiences of it. Indeed, it is clear that experiences of digital exclusion are firmly connected to the contexts of people’s lives.
One important contextual factor is housing, and this talk will examine the relationship between digital exclusion and housing inequalities to highlight the numerous ways in which opportunities to get online are affected by housing circumstances.
About the speaker
Hannah Holmes is a Research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR), University of Cambridge. She completed her PhD studies at Durham University, where her work focused on marginality and territorial stigma in the regeneration of Middlehaven, Middlesbrough, and she has a particular interest in marginal urban economies, urban regeneration and governance. In her work at CCHPR, Hannah has continued to focus on inequalities, and she has undertaken research into digital exclusion and the geographies of offsite construction.
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