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Welcome to the Real Estate & Planning Research Seminar Series

For the Autumn term of 2020, the seminar series will be held online. For further information, please contact:

Date / Time

Presenter and Affiliation / Seminar title

Wednesday 21 October 2020


Nicholas Boys-Smith, Create Streets

‘The Future of Planning’

Wednesday 4 November 2020


Philip McCann, University of Sheffield

Title TBC

Wednesday 11 November 2020


We would like to invite external guests to this Seminar. If you would like to attend please email our Department Office to register your interest at

Chris Foye, UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence

‘Framing the housing crisis: how think-tanks frame politics and science to legitimise policy agendas’

Wednesday 18 November 2020


Dragana Cvijanovic, Universities of Warwick / Cornell

Title TBC

Wednesday 25 November 2020


Joe Doak, University of Reading

Title TBC

Wednesday 2 December 2020


Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore

‘Straw Purchase or Safe Haven? The Hidden Perils of Illicit Wealth in Property Markets’

Wednesday 9 December 2020


Jyoti Shukla, University of Melbourne

‘Redefining fair compensation for compulsory acquisition of land using Sen’s Capability Approach’

Previous Seminar Schedules :

Research Seminars Spring Term 2020

15th January 2020, 13:00-14:00, HBS G14

  • Dr Thies Lindenthal, University of Cambridge
  • The Odd One Out: Asset Uniqueness and Price Precision

22nd January 2020, 13:00-14:00, Edith Morley 257

  • Dr Steven Devaney, Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School
  • Measuring sustainable rental values in the UK CRE market

29th January 2020, 13:00-14:00, HBS G14

  • Professor Yvonne Rydin, UCL
  • Planning for Sustainability? The role of evidence in regulating major wind energy infrastructure

5th February 2020, 13:00-14:00, HBS G14

  • Dr Prashant Das, EHL, Switzerland
  • A Behavioural Explanation to Spatial Dependencies in Urban Commercial Properties

12th February 2020, 13:00-14:00, HBS 208

  • Dr Martijn Dröes, University of Amsterdam
  • A World Divided: Refugee Centers, House Prices, and Household Preferences

26th February 2020, 13:00-14:00, Location TBC

Henley Business School wide seminar TBC

4th March 2020, 13:00-14:00, HBS G14

11th March 2020, 13:00-14:00, EM 124

  • Dr Masaki Mori, Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School
  • The Revival of Business Groups' Risk Sharing: Evidence from the Japanese Real Estate Investment Trust Market

18th March 2020 13:00-14:00, EM 181

  • Professor Gavin Parker, Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School
  • 'Institutional Lamination': Japan's planning culture from afar

25th March 2020, 13:00-14:00, HBS G14

  • Joe Doak, Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School
  • Topic TBC

Research Seminars Autumn Term 2019

23rd September 2019, 13:00-14:00, HBS 208

  • Professor Joseph Ooi, National University of Singapore
  • Does Analyst Coverage Matter? Evidence from REITs’ Acquisitions

9th October 2019, 13:00-14:00, HBS 102

  • Henley Business School Wide Seminar

16th October 2019, 13:00-14:00, Edith Morley room 127

23rd October 2019, 13:00-14:00, HBS G15

30th October 2019, 13:00-14:00, HBS G14

13th November 2019, 13:00-14:00, Edith Morley room 127

  • Dr Chris Maidment, Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School
  • Oscillating Between Theory & Practice: The Journey So Far

20th November 2019, 13:00-14:00, HBS G14

27th November 2019, 13:00-14:00, HBS G15

  • Professor Jonathan Metzger, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • The city can never be for all: staying with the trouble of necessary exclusions in more-than-human urban planning

4th December, 13:00-14:00, HBS G15

11th December 2019, 13:00-14:00, Edith Morley room 127

  • Professor Gianluca Marcato, Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School
  • Sustainable Insights in Public Real Estate Performance: ESG Scores and Effects in REIT Markets