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CeMoRe Research Day

Wednesday 17th May 2006
Institute for Advanced Studies, Meeting Rooms 2/3

9.00-9.20: Registration

9.20: Introduction and welcome (Colin Pooley)

9.30-10.45: Session 1: Mobility and technology
Chair: Sue Peters

Monika Buscher (Sociology) 'Major incidents: making sense of and co-ordinating movement of people and equipment'
Adrian Mackenzie (Institute for Cultural Research) 'Mobilising the movement of moving images: codecs'
Kingsley Dennis (Sociology) 'Technologies of mapping informational mobility'

10.45-11.15: Coffee and informal discussion

11.15-12.30: Session 2: Travelling experiences and impacts
Chair: Yoke-Sum Wong

Laura Watts (Sociology) 'Travelling with Ada'
Richard Harrison (Geography) 'Facilitating walking as a means of urban transport'
James Faulconbridge (Geography) 'Conceptualising business travel in the professional service economy'

12.30-1.00: Recent Lancaster publications from mobility researchers introduced by John Urry

1.00-2.00: Buffet Lunch and informal discussion

2.00- 3.15: Session 3: Interdisciplinary perspectives on mobility
Chair: Anne Marie Fortier

Will Medd (Sociology) 'Reflections on water – the ultimate fluid sociology'
Claire Waterton (IEPPP) 'Databases and philosophies of becoming'
Duncan Whyatt, Paul Coulton and Colin Pooley (Geography and Communication Systems) 'Everyday mobility, air pollution and child health'

3.15-3.45: Tea and informal discussion

3.45-5.00: Session 4: Mobility and its consequences
Chair: Colin Pooley

Anu Garg (Institute for Health Research) 'Patelism and the Indian Doctors’ Well-being'
Peter Hopkins (Geography) 'The pre-flight experiences and migration stories of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people in Scotland'
Noel Cass (Geography) 'Restricted Mobilities'

5.00: Research Day ends

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