Cemore Showcase

Last week we organized another edition of Cemore Showcase, featuring 3-minute stand-up presentations by our researchers and associates.   A dozen presentations on topics ranging from cycling to migration, to autonomous driving, to death in digital games have...
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Cemore walk: Shaping and being shaped by the Duddon Valley

Sunday 12th February Join us in the Duddon Valley in the Lake District for a breath of fresh air and a Cemore walking seminar with artist Nikki Pugh. The walk will take in sites related to Nikki’s research for her current work with Chris Donaldson from...
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5 Anatomy Lessons

Anatomy of a Soldier tells the story of a British captain injured in Afghanistan. From this compelling starting point, author Harry Parker adds a twist: forty-five objects narrate the story. Though a bestseller this book wasn’t on my radar until Ole B. Jensen,...
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Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Presents, Futures Cemore|T2M|Cosmobilities Conference

Cemore is hosting the 2017 Mobilities Conference! This is jointly organised by Cemore, the International Association for Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M), and the Cosmobilities network, in association with the Institute for Social Futures. We’re...
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Knowledge Exchange on ELSI in Disaster Risk Management

Sharing information in disasters can raise complex ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI). At a workshop with emergency practitioners, commercial and academic developers of information sharing platforms, and experts on digital ethics and law, the SecInCoRe...
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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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