Entering the World of Mobilities Research

Entering the World of Mobilities Research: An Outsider Perspective   As an intern working with the Centre for Mobilities Research team at Lancaster University, I was probably the naivest outsider who attended. Although I am no stranger to the world of...
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Mobile Utopia Conference: Storify

Mobile Utopia Conference Storify Our Social Media Storify represents just one strand of the outcomes and reflections we are currently gathering from the Mobile Utopia conference held between 2nd- 5th Nov 2017 at Lancaster University. Follow the Mobile...
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Blood drone-topia?

  by Stephanie Sodero … What might the movement of blood look like in the future? More specifically how might blood transfusion and drone technology — both war dividends — intersect (Sandvik & Lohne 2014)? Here I explore four scenarios...
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Mobile Utopia Exhibition

This exhibition of 13 international artists, curated by Jen Southern, Emma Rose and Linda O Keeffe, is part of the conference Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures at the Lancaster House Hotel from 2nd-5th November 2017. The exhibition includes works in a...
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Mobilities Journal 12-4 curated edition on Transport Mobilities

The second of our curated issues focusses on transport mobilities on land, sea and air; fast and slow: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rmob20/12/5?nav=tocLis The Velo-rution will not be ruralised: bicycle advocacy beyond the city limits Jai Cooper and Terry Leahy...
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THE CENTRE FOR MOBILITIES RESEARCH

Cemore initiated the new mobilities paradigm in the social sciences, arts, humanities and sciences. It was the first such centre (founded in 2003 by John Urry and Mimi Sheller) and continues to be at the heart of this burgeoning global field. Mobilities research develops a deeper and broader understanding of contemporary challenges through social science as a transdisciplinary endeavour.  It encompasses the analysis of the global, national and local movements of people, objects, capital, information and material things combining together to engender the economic and social patterning of life.

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