SCARCITY EXCHANGES

SCARCITY EXCHANGES   A series of exchanges on and around the topic of Scarcity, bringing together the leading thinkers in the field to expound on one of the most pressing, but often avoided, issues of the day. Scarcity Exchanges brings together some extraordinary speakers around a single, and very pressing, issue. That resources are diminishing is a commonplace, but scarcity …

Iain Boal and Lyla Mehta – Concepts of Scarcity

    Event Date: 1 June 2011 University of Westminster Cayley Theatre Marylebone Campus 35 Marylebone Road London NW1 5LS SCARCITY EXCHANGES A series of exchanges on and around the topic of Scarcity, bringing together the leading thinkers in the field to expound on one of the most pressing, but often avoided, issues of the day. Scarcity Exchanges brings together …

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The Luddites, without Condescension

Event Date: 6 May 2011 Room B34 10:00 – 18:00 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Luddites, without Condescension A Conference on the 200th Anniversary of the Frame-breakers’ Uprising In the Spring of 2011 Birkbeck will host a one-day conference to mark the 200th anniversary of the …

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Orbiting London – A Conversation with Iain Sinclair

Event Date: 21 March 2011 Room B36 Birkbeck College Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Orbiting London – A Conversation with Iain Sinclair Iain Sinclair, writer, poet and film-maker, will discuss – in conversation with Iain Boal, (social historian and Fellow of the Institute for the Humanities) his four decades of chronicling the life of the capital. More than any contemporary …