The Nuclear Family Project: The Art Of Touring The Toxic, Pt 2

By Dr. Sharon Wilson, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University This is the second part of a 2-part series Dr. Wilson is writing on tourism and activism related to nuclear sites. For more about Dr. Wilson and her work, visit her faculty page. To read the...
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Mobilities and Wayfinding – Finding Our Way from A to B

Written by Dr Paul Symonds Mobilities is a subject area that encapsulates a range of topics that are grouped by movement. In a post-modern world, for example, this movement includes people, information, culture (Urry, 2007), and heritage (Lo Iacono,...
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Multiplanetary Futures

Lancaster University 31 May – 1 June 2018 Recent years have seen a revival of interest in the exploration and settlement of other planets.  Proponents of space travel argue that becoming a ‘multiplanetary species’ would help to solve many of the practical problems...
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Drone Justice: Witnessing the Anthropocene

Drone Justice: Witnessing the Anthropocene by Dr Adam Fish There is a lot of propaganda around drones being “disruptive” technologies. I have been empirically testing the disruptive potentials of drone practices through many diverse contexts throughout the...
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International Mobility Norway- MOVE Research

MOVE Research International Mobility Norway (IMN) is a newly established research group working on patterns of youth mobility from a perspective within the Norwegian/ Scandinavian context. It focuses on various forms of international mobility among young people,...
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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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