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November 2019

Infrastructures of immobility 12th November 2019

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT
Centre for Mobilities Research, Lancaster University
Lancaster, LA1 4YZ United Kingdom

Im|mobilities and m|materialities of car parking, Karol Kurnicki

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Why Fly? 13th November 2019

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm GMT
University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP
Sheffield, S1 4DP United Kingdom

Symposium on 'Reducing academic flying' University of Sheffield, UK - ICOSS, ICOSS Conference Room Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 9:30 to 16:00 About | Programme | Find out more If universities are to contribute their share to urgently needed and radical cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, they must tackle their dependence on air travel. Acceptance of the climate crisis is increasingly mainstream, with formal recognition by an increasing range of public bodies, including universities. A small number of studies on universities’…

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DecarboN8 Network Launch

November 25 @ 10:00 am GMT

December 2019

Care for Sale 2 December 2019 (to be confirmed)

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm GMT
Lancaster University Bowland North SR05, Department of Sociology
Lancaster, LA1 4YD United Kingdom

Care for Sale  Ana P. Gutiérrez Garza  Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews  Monday 2nd December 2019  Lancaster University Bowland North SR05, 14.00-16.00  In homes and brothels around the world, migrant women are selling a unique commodity: care. In this talk, Dr Gutiérrez will introduce some of the main ideas in her recently published study, Care for Sale (OUP). The book provides an in-depth ethnography of a group of middle-class women from Latin America who exchange care and…

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Framing Mobilities through the Humanities (5th-6th Dec)

December 5 - December 6

Mobility and the Humanities Project Annual Conference 2019 5–6 December 2019 University of Padova The Department of Historical and Geographical Sciences and the Ancient World (DiSSGea) at the University of Padova has launched the five-year (2018-2022) Mobility and the Humanities project to develop interdisciplinary research about mobilities. Drawing from a rich and unique mix of disciplines, with a distinctive reference to the connections between past (from antiquity to contemporaneity) and present times, the newly established Centre for Advanced Studies in…

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