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The Political Life of Things – conference page

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK The BISA Poststructural Politics Working Group and BISA/PSA Art and Politics Group present a one day workshop at the Imperial War Museum London, 3 December 2010. This workshop starts from the assumption that the subject …

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Nick Vaughan-Williams and Tom Lundborg – There’s More to Life than Biopolitics: Critical Infrastructure, Resilience Planning, and Molecular Security

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Nick Vaughan-Williams (Warwick) & Tom Lundborg (Swedish Institute of International Affairs): There’s More to Life than Biopolitics: Critical Infrastructure, Resilience Planning, and Molecular Security ————————————————————– ————————————————————– accompanying images: <<== back to conference page share this …

Jairus Grove – 8 Steps to an Ecology of Contemporary War – with special attention to improvised explosive devices

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Jairus Grove (Johns Hopkins): 8 Steps to an Ecology of Contemporary War – with special attention to improvised explosive devices ————————————————————– talk: ————————————————————– Accompanying Video:   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Claudia Aradau – ‘Crowded Places Are Everywhere You Go’: Materialities of Terrorism and Unexpected Events

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Claudia Aradau (Open University): ‘Crowded Places Are Everywhere You Go’: Materialities of Terrorism and Unexpected Events —————————————————————————– talk: —————————————————————————–   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Lisa Smirl and Beth Lister- Drive-By Development: Thinking Through the Sports Utility Vehicle in Humanitarian Assistance

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Lisa Smirl & Beth Lister (Sussex University): Drive-By Development: Thinking Through the Sports Utility Vehicle in Humanitarian Assistance ——————————————————– <<== back to conference page share this entry:

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Roger Tolson – Art Matters

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Art Matters Roger Tolson (Head of Collections, Imperial War Museum) ———————————————————————— talk: ———————————————————————— accompanying images: <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Edmond Clark – Art Matters

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Edmond Clark (Photographer) ————————————————————— talk: ————————————————————— accompanying images:   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

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Louise Amoore – Making Things Secure: On Objects of Violence and Things of Beauty

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Louise Amoore (Durham University): Making Things Secure: On Objects of Violence and Things of Beauty —————————————————————— talk: —————————————————————— accompanying images:   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Cindy Weber – Materializing Violence: Terror and Horror and War and Citizenship

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Cindy Weber (Sussex University): Materializing Violence: Terror and Horror and War and Citizenship ———————————————————————————— talk: ———————————————————————————— accompanying images: ————————————————————————————   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Jane Bennett – Powers of the Hoard: Notes on Material Agency

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Keynote lecture: Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins): Powers of the Hoard: Notes on Material Agency ————————————————————— Discussant: Christine Sylvester (Lancaster University/University of Gothenburg) ————————————————————— questions: ————————————————————— accompanying images: <<== back to conference page share this entry: