Mobile Utopia Experiment Lab

Mobile Utopia Experiment Test We had a fabulous day planning the mobile Utopia Experiment. These are some impressions. Read more…
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John Urry’s books –> São Paulo

John Urry’s books at LU, waiting to be shipped Monika explains which books she’s taking to Sao Paulo now Monika Büscher and Bianca Freire-Medeiros are working to establish a John Urry Library section at the University of São Paulo (USP) Monika is just...
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The Spirit of Speed: Edwardian Culture on the Move

The 4th annual conference of the Edwardian Culture Network was held at Lancaster University on September 9th, 2017, with the Edwardian Postcard Project. The conference, which attracted delegates from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, was supported by...
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Cycling and Society Symposium: Whose biketopias?

This year Cycling and Society Symposium has returned to London for two days of what I consider to be the most exciting conference on cycling. I am saying this not only because I had the opportunity and honor to organize last year’s edition in Lancaster, but...
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Be a Robot for Breakfast

Have breakfast with researchers at RMIT and be a telepresence robot in Melbourne! You can just turn up (in the Sociology Kitchen, Bowland North B14 and/or at the links below) 14th September 8am-10am If you have time to register: Help us plan by registering here...
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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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