Christoph Lindner – Between Global Cities: Dutch-American Urban Photography

Event Date: 20 & 21 May 2011 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street London, WC1X 9NG Royal Holloway School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences This is the third in a series of major colloquia organized by the interdisciplinary ‘Global Cities and Visual Culture’ research group established in 2008 in …

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Martin Caraher – Food and Urban Space

Event Date: 21 May 2011   Room 101 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   Food and Public Space in a Global City The colloquium will be focused on one particular city – London – and will bring together the themes of food growing, ‘public’ space and the city to explore  thought-provoking questions …

Richard J. Williams – Globalization’s Uncanny Ruins

Event Date: 20 & 21 May 2011 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street London, WC1X 9NG Royal Holloway School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences This is the third in a series of major colloquia organized by the interdisciplinary ‘Global Cities and Visual Culture’ research group established in 2008 in …

Paul Smyth – An Unrban Farming Experiment

Event Date: 21 May 2011   Room 101 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   Food and Public Space in a Global City The colloquium will be focused on one particular city – London – and will bring together the themes of food growing, ‘public’ space and the city to explore  thought-provoking questions …

Carolyn Steel – Citopia: Thinking through Food

Event Date: 21 May 2011   Room 101 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   Food and Public Space in a Global City The colloquium will be focused on one particular city – London – and will bring together the themes of food growing, ‘public’ space and the city to explore  thought-provoking questions …

Ben Reynolds – Sustainable Food matters

Event Date: 21 May 2011   Room 101 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   Food and Public Space in a Global City The colloquium will be focused on one particular city – London – and will bring together the themes of food growing, ‘public’ space and the city to explore  thought-provoking questions …

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Food and Public Space in a Global City

Event Date: 21 May 2011   Room 101 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   Food and Public Space in a Global City The colloquium will be focused on one particular city – London – and will bring together the themes of food growing, ‘public’ space and the city to explore  thought-provoking questions …

Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences

Event Date: 20 & 21 May 2011 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street London, WC1X 9NG   Royal Holloway School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Beyond the Global City: Visual, Verbal and Virtual Experiences This is the third in a series of major colloquia organized by the interdisciplinary ‘Global Cities and Visual Culture’ research group established in 2008 …

Jodi Dean – The Communist Horizon

Event Date: 19 May 2011 Room B34, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor Jodi Dean – The Communist Horizon The antagonism that cuts across capitalist countries is increasingly apparent. Dominant ideological forces can’t obscure it. So they name it and they name it communism. …

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Slavoj Žižek – Screening Thought: The Media’s Philosophical Problem

Event date: 4 May 2011 Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH Slavoj Žižek – Screening Thought: The Media’s Philosophical Problem Continental philospher Slavoj Žižek and Paul A. Taylor (author of Žižek and The Media) explore the difficulty of conveying philosophical ideas within today’s media. Increasingly, intelligence is only tolerated in pre-approved and reassuringly non-challenging forms – deprecatory humour (Stephen …