Date: 19 April 2010
Apologies for cross-posting
The Inaugural Symposium of the Drexel University Center for Mobilities Research and Policy
DOES MOBILITY HAVE A FUTURE?
Monday, April 19th, 2010, 3-6pm
Behrakis Grand Hall in the Creese Student Center (33rd & Chestnut St.) Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Welcome from Donna Murasko, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Introduction by Mimi Sheller, Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy
Keynote Speaker: Professor John Urry (Lancaster University, UK) "Does Mobility Have a Future?"
Prof. Ole B. Jensen, CMUS, Aalborg University, Denmark "Mobility challenges: theoretical perspective on research into contemporary urban mobilities"
Prof. Sven Kesselring, Technische Universität München, Germany "New mobilities regimes: mobility, power and ambivalence in the risk society"
Dr. Peter Adey, Keele University, UK"Mobility, security, life"
Reception will follow at 6pm.
This event is free and open to the public.
A full program can be found at: http://mcenterdrexel.wordpress.com/events/inaugural-symposium/
Please RSVP to Mimi Sheller if planning to attend: firstname.lastname@example.org
Associated staff: John Urry
Associated departments and research centres: Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), Sociology