CFP: Unruly Landscapes, June 18-19, ONLINE

A Colloquium Co-hosted by CeMoRe (Lancaster) and the Centre for Advanced Studies in Mobility Humanities (University of Padua) June 18-19 2020, Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster University, UK Call for Papers While the vast numbers of publications dedicated to the...
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The politics of debt and mobilities research

Benjamin Schwarz Last summer, I had the pleasure of undertaking a research stay at CeMoRe, as part of my ongoing PhD research based at Roskilde University in Denmark. During my stay, I was fortunate to receive supervision from CeMoRe Co-director Joe Deville, with...
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Postponed: Are we ready for IT? Data Mobilities Workshop

Is Society Ready for IT? Or is IT Ready for Society? Monika Buscher and Birgit Moesl are running a workshop at the now postponed Public Safety Communications Europe Network Conference. This is inspired by rapid changes in public safety communications and a need...
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Mobile Utopia Special Issue is Out!

Dear colleague The special issue ‘Mobilities and Utopias: A Critical Reorientation’ Volume 15 Issue 1, is out! It arose from the conference ‘Mobile Utopia: pasts – presents – futures’ held at Lancaster University, UK in November 2017: Mobilities and Utopias:...
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DecarboN8 considers societal readiness of innovations in climate change technology and policy

The first DecarboN8 Workshop aims to explore the scale of the challenge and put the ambition of proposed innovations (in practice, technology, and policy) into context. How are we doing in relation to the targets set in Paris in 2015, how can we enhance the...
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THE CENTRE FOR MOBILITIES RESEARCH

Cemore initiated the new mobilities paradigm in the social sciences, arts, humanities and sciences. It was the first such centre (founded in 2003 by John Urry and Mimi Sheller) and continues to be at the heart of this burgeoning global field. Mobilities research develops a deeper and broader understanding of contemporary challenges through social science as a transdisciplinary endeavour.  It encompasses the analysis of the global, national and local movements of people, objects, capital, information and material things combining together to engender the economic and social patterning of life.

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