CeMoRe Annual Research Day 2009

Date:27 May 2009
Time:09.30 - 5.00pm

The next annual CeMoRe research day will take place on Wednesday May 27th 2009 Bowland North SR10 from 09.30. For those of you who have not been involved before, this is an opportunity for Lancaster researchers, working on any aspects of mobilities research, to present short papers, make new contacts and develop fresh ideas. We encourage contributions from all parts of the university and welcome papers that report work in progress, present new ideas or summarise recently-completed projects.

More information about the scope of CeMoRe is at: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/cemore/

I look forward to hearing from you.

Colin Pooley

CeMoRe Research Day: Wednesday 27th May 2009, Bowland North Seminar Room 10

Draft programme

9.30: Coffee and registration

9.45 - 11.00:

Session 1: Mobility, care and careers.

Hannah Morgan, (Applied Social Science/ CeDR (Centre for Disability Research)) Disabled careers? Mobility, 'stickiness' and motility in academic career progression.

Maggie Mort and Celia Roberts (Sociology/Institute for Health Research) Mobilising care: older people, work and new technologies

Jamie O'Brien (Mobilities Lab) Mobility Imagined: the Affordances of Virtual Environments for Skills Training After Stroke

11.00-11.15: Coffee


Session 2: Everyday travel.

Griet Scheldeman and Dave Horton (Lancaster Environment Centre) Understanding Walking and Cycling

David Tyfield (IAS) China - with or without the car?

Session 3: Mobile arts

Brian Baker, (English and Creative Writing) The aesthetic of total mobilisation in Casino Royale (2006)

Jen Southern (Sociology) Lines of Flight: Place-making in motion

1.00-1.45: Lunch


Session 4: Mobile economies

Viv Cuthill (Sociology) Global Welcome? Migrant workers, service cultures, tourist places

Ödül Bozkurt (OWT) [provisional] Mobile Boundaries of the "National" in the Multinational Corporate Workplace

Laura Watts (Sociology) Liminal Futures

Tim Dant (Sociology) Moving Stuff: Freight, parcels, packages and bundles

3.15-3.30: Tea


Session 5: Guest seminar

Eric Laurier (Geography, Edinburgh University)

'Caring in Cars'

5.00: Closing remarks followed by a 'drink and nice nibbles' reception to be held in Sociology's NorthKitchen ALL presenters and attendees welcome

Event website:http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/cemore/
Who can attend:Internal
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
  • The LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK