Researching digital death: looking back – moving forward

In January 2016 I was given the fantastic opportunity to present at The Futures of the End of Live Symposium that was held here in Lancaster.   I did not know it back then, but this was the beginning of a wonderful and rich experience in CeMoRe. In January...
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Mobile Cultures of Disaster Conference

Cemore Director Monika Büscher is giving a keynote at the Mobile Cultures of Disasters Conference in Adelaide. A Mobile Utopia of Radically Reflexive Resilience Since the 1992 Earth Summit, 4.4 billion people or 64% of the world’s population have been affected...
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NoWHere: Futures of Collaboration

To experiment with futures of collaboration, the NowHere project team are running a ‘no-fly’ workshop. On 27th March 2017, Monika Buscher, Andrew Glover, Tania Lewis and Yolanda Strengers at RMIT in Melbourne (16:00) will start the workshop with...
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Out Now: Data Publics Programme

The Final Programme for Data Publics: Investigating the formation and representation of crowds, groups and clusters in digital economies is now available here. Lancaster University, March 31 / April 1 & 2, 2017 This conference will investigate the diverse ways...
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Mobilities, Literature, Culture: CeMoRe hosts April conference

On April 21-22nd 2017 CeMoRe will host the inaugural conference of the new Palgrave Macmillan book series, Studies in Mobilities, Literature and Culture.   The series directors – Charlotte Mathieson (University of Surrey), Marian Aguiar (Carnegie...
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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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