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Date: 2005-06

Academic Year 2005-6

19 October, 4-6pm, Frankland Colloquium RoomPolitics & Sociology Seminar'A summer of discontent?: from 7/7 to Hurricane Katrina'to be followed by a buffet at Infolab

26 October, 4-5.30pm, Blue Sofas BowlandSpace, Place & Boundaries Reading Group

2 November, 16:00, IAS A19CSS Board Meeting

3 November, 1-2pm, County South B65Departmental Committee Meeting

8 November, 17:00-18:30, County South C26Departmental/CeMoRe Staff & PG Student SeminarClaude Denis, University of OttawaHuman (in)security at the chaotic border: The Ciudad Juárez murders, Mexican politics and transnational processes

10 November, 1pm in County South B65Teaching Forum

15 November, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, IAS buildingWorkshop sponsored by the IAS and CeMoRe (Centre for Mobilities Research)Colonial Matters and Materialities: Discussions on Technology, Culture and EconomyOrganizers: Deborah Sutton (History) & Yoke-Sum Wong (Sociology)

16 November, 4-5.30pm, Blue Sofas BowlandSpace, Place & Boundaries Reading Group

17 November, 12noon, B57 County SouthTeaching ForumTeaching International Students (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

22 November 2005, 16-18.00, IAS A2/3Sociology Staff & PG Student Seminar Professor Joerg Bergman, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University' On the consequences of mobility: Features of emergency calls via mobile' phones

29 NovemberOfficial Opening of IAS

30 November, 5pm, Furness B62Centre for Science Studies SeminarGeoffrey C. Bowker, Director of the Center for Science Technology and Society, Santa Clara University'That Elusive Object of Desire: A Science Studies History of Science Studies'

December

1 December, 1-2pm, County South B65Staff Committee Meeting

1 December, 2.30-4.30 pm Room A9-10 IAS buildingCentre for Science Studies SeminarGeoffrey C. Bowker, Director of the Center for Science Technology and Society, Santa Clara University'Memory Practices in the Sciences'

7 December, 4-5.30pm, Blue Sofas BowlandSpace, Place & Boundaries Reading Group

8 December, 12noon, B57 County SouthTeaching Forumuniversity disciplinary procedures (student registry), and the department's practice regarding students with disabilities

8 December, 1-2pm, County South B65Departmental Committee Meeting

9 December, 11.00-17.00, IAS BuildingCeMoRe Workshop Presentation Social Networks and Future MobilitiesPresentation and Discussion of a Sponsored Research Project - invitation only Report - 200+ pages

200619 January, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS MixturesLucy Suchman (Sociology)19 January, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS MixturesLucy Suchman (Sociology)

24 January, 4.15-6pm, County South C26CeMoRe & Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarStan Frankland, Social Anthropology, St Andrews'Separation, liminality and transcendence: the gnosis of travel'

25 January, 4.15-5.30pm, County South D26Material Culture & Consumption Group Tim Edensor (Manchester Metropolitan University)'The effects of disorderly things in an ordered world: aesthetics, sensation and matter in interstitial urban space'

26 January, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS MixturesGuest paper details later

26 January, 1-2pm, venue TBAStaff Committee Meeting

February

1 February, 13.00-14.00, IAS building A19Complexity NetworkGraham Chapman (Lancaster University)- 'The Limits to Knowledge: Evolutionary Psychology, Complexity Theory, and Social Epistemology'

2 February, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS MixturesLaura Watts (Sociology) "Towards an Archaeology of the Future (with the mobile telecoms industry)"2 February, 1-2pm, venue TBADepartmental Committee Meeting

7 February, 4.15-6pm, County South C26Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarWill Medd, Sociology, Lancaster"Reflections on Water: a Research Agenda for Sociology".

14, February, 4.15-6pm, County South C26Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarSylvia Walby, Sociology, Lancaster"Complex Systems in a Global Era"

15 February, 13.00-14.00, IAS building MR1Complexity NetworkPeter Andras (University of Newcastle)- ''Systems theory inspired by Luhmann's theory of social systems'.

15 February 4.15-5.30pm, County South D26Material Culture & Consumption GroupLiz McFall (Open University)The disinterested self: life assurance and the materiality of 19th century promotional practices

16 February, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS MixturesJohn Rooksby (Computing) "Reading and writing computer code"19 January, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS Mixtures

16 February, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS MixturesJohn Rooksby (Computing) "Reading and writing computer code"

21 February, 4.15-6pm, County South C26Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarJames Wilsdon, Head of Science and Innovation, DEMOS'Governing at the nanoscale: people, policies and emerging technologies"

23 February, 12:30, Institute for Advanced Studies Room 4STS MixturesLucas Introna (Management School) "Thinking about the morality of our machines (with Heidegger and Latour)"

28 February, 4.15-6pm, County South C26Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarClare Waterton, Sociology, Lancaster"Tools for interdisciplinarity: Protée and the re-ordering of global taxonomy"

POSTPONED 7 March , 4.15-6pm, County South C26Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarJohn Tercier, Sociology, Lancaster"Men and Dust". Politics and the Public Health Film of the 1930s. RESCHEDULED 25TH APRIL

9 March, 1-2pm, venue TBAStaff Committee Meeting

POSTPONED 7 March , 4.15-6pm, County South C26Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarJohn Tercier, Sociology, Lancaster"Men and Dust". Politics and the Public Health Film of the 1930s. RESCHEDULED 25TH APRIL

9 March, 1-2pm, venue TBAStaff Committee Meeting

14 March, 4.15-6pm, County South C26Sociology Staff & PG Student SeminarPeter Fitzpatrick, Law, Birkbeck College"What are the gods to us now?" : Modernity and the Theologic of 'Society'.

15 March 4.15-5.30pm, County South D26Material Culture & Consumption GroupGraeme Gilloch (Sociology dept)'Fetishism, mimesis and animation: Walter Benjamin meets Woody's Round-Up Gang'

16 March, 1-2pm, venue TBADepartmental Committee Meeting

21 March, 4.15pm to 6pm, County South C26CeMore SeminarSaulo Cwerner, LUMSThe City Below: Urban Mobility and Helicopter Travel in São Paulo

22 March 4.15-5.30pm, County South D26Material Culture & Consumption GroupKarl Dayson (University of Salford)'Consuming money in a cashless society: value, signifier and consumption'

24-25 March, Lancaster, UKCeMore/IWS/Sociology EventOUT OF PLACE: Interrogating Silences in Queerness/Racialityworkshop for postgraduates, artists and activists For more information on confirmed speakers/performers/workshops, please check our website: www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/events/outofplace

27 March, 1pm, Cavendish Lecture TheatreThe Biopolitics of Intimate Control: Indefinite or Infinite Detention?Jaspir Puar, Women's & Gender Studies, Rutgers University

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