Brexit and the need for a new urban eco-aesthetics in the UK

By Visting Scholar, Rodanthi Tzanelli  Recently, while I was reading Perdita Phillips’ (2015) musings over the unresolved relationship between sustainability and eco-aesthetics, I began to consider the implications of the UK’s exclusion from the European Capital...
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Celebrating 12 years of Mobilities Journal: 3 Top Downloaded Articles

As we welcome the start of 2018, our Mobilities journal welcomes its 12th year of publication. Not only is Cemore grateful to the editing and publishing team, but also to all of the authors that make Mobilities happen. The team at Cemore would, therefore, like...
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isITethical? Residencies

IsITethical has been funded to develop a responsible research and innovation support service for innovation in disaster risk management. Between February and July 2018, we will undertake a series of ‘residencies’ with practitioners in disaster...
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Time as a Missing Element in Social Analysis

‘It is difficult to understand time.’ (Urry 2016: 65)   I find it fascinating that John Urry should make this statement in one of his last scholarly works after his long engagement with the challenge of addressing that difficulty. This is especially the case when...
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Learning to Use Better the Senses We Have

Developing new transport technologies and working better with the senses we already have as humans – Combining the two approaches was considered key to improving how we move in urban transport situations, by the participants of the Dance Your Vehicle:...
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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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