About What Does Living in a World of 7 Billion Mean to You?
Welcome to the group.
We are very pleased to annouce the winners of the competition:
AntoniGeorgiev - '40Glasgow'
blackthornred - ‘In the end we were shoulder to shoulder but...’
goldenfeld - '55560004'
Many thanks to all who submitted. All entrants are invited to attend the evening seminar to be held in London on the 31st October. for further details please see the following link:
Once again we would like to thank all entrants and hope to meet you on the 31st Oct.
On the 31st of October 2011 the UN predicts the population of the world will reach 7 billion. To mark this, the ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC) in conjunction with the Universities of Southampton and Aberdeen, is hosting an event as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences.
To coincide with this event the CPC is holding a photographic competition open to all members of the public. The theme of the competition is:
'What Does Living in a World of 7 Billion Mean to You?'
The competition is free to enter. Selected photographs will be displayed in a presentation at the ‘World at 7 Billion’ debate to be held in London on the 31st October 2011, alongside artwork from Winchester School of Art.
Doctors' Beth Harland and John Gillett of the Winchester School of Art will judge the entries to the competition and the overall winning photograph will be published in a future collaborative publication between the Winchester School of Art and the Centre for Population Change. Plus, the prestigious National Photographic Society has kindly donated 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes of a years membership to the society.
1st Prize - Publication and 1 year NPS Membership worth £99.95
2nd Prize - 1 year NPS Membership worth £99.95
3rd Prize - 1 year NPS Membership worth £99.95
Images must be the original work of the participant, less than 2 years old and remain unedited. Photographs can be in black and white or colour. Candidates can submit a single image or a series of photographs (up to 5 images), which will be considered as a single entry.
Each entry should be accompanied by a title (maximum 15 words per image/ series of photographs) and explanatory text (maximum 50 words per image/series of photographs).
Images should be in jpeg format.
Participants should upload their entries at Flickr.
Winners will be notified via their Flickr account. The closing date for submissions is midnight on Friday 14th October 2011 .
To find out more about the ESRC Centre for Population Change please visit our website www.cpc.ac.uk.
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