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New interaction orders, new mobile publics?

Date: 13-14 April 2012 Time: 12noon

Venue: LICA Building north campus Lancaster University UK

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Guest Speakers

Keith Hampton - Associate Professor, Department of Communication, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University His research interests focus on the relationship between new information and communication technologies, social networks, and the urban environment.

Christian Licoppe - Social Science department, Telecom ParisTech, France Professor of sociology. Trained in history and sociology of science and technology, he is currently the head of the Social Science department at Telecom Paristech, after a stretch in industrial research, where he managed social science research at Orange R&D.

Mimi Sheller - Professor of Sociology and Director of Mobilities Research and Policy Center, Drexel University She holds a continuing appointment as Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Mobilities Research at Lancaster University (UK) and is founding co-editor of the international journal Mobilities. She is on the international editorial boards of the journals Cultural Sociology, and African and Black Diaspora.

This workshop is supported by:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Lancaster University
  • EU funded Bridge Project (EU FP7)
  • UK EPSRC funded project Citizens Transforming Society: Tools for Change (CaTalyST)

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Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Christopher Boyko (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts), Monika Büscher, Tim Dant, Karenza Moore

Associated projects: New Interaction Order

Organising departments and research centres: Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), ImaginationLancaster, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Mobilities.Lab, Sociology

Keywords: Interaction, Material culture, Media, Mobilities


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