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New Sciences of Protection: Closing Conference

Date: 10-12 July 2008 Time: 10th July - 12th July

An interdisciplinary international conference to be held at Lancaster University

Thursday, 10 July - Saturday, 12 July 2008

This conference investigates 'protection' at the intersections of security, sciences, technologies, markets and design.

Keynote Speakers

Fiona Raby (Royal College of Art, London, UK and dunneandraby designs, author of Design Noir)Professor Susan Silbey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, Editor of 'Law and Science)Professor Lucy Suchman (Lancaster University, UK, 'Human-Machine Reconfigurations: Plans and Situated Actions 2nd Edition')Professor Richard Buchanan (Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, Editor of the international journal 'Design Issues')Lynn Hershman Leeson (Director of 'Strange Culture')Benjamin H. Bratton (Director Advanced Strategies Group at Yahoo!, SCI_Arc and UCLA Design|Media Arts, author of Design and Terrorism)

For further details, and how to submit an abstract or register,please see:

Event website:


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Cindy Weber

Organising departments and research centres: ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Geography, Lancaster Environment Centre, Institute for Advanced Studies, Media, Film & Cultural Studies (formerly ICR), Politics and International Relations, Sociology


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