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Constructed Complexities Workshop 26-27 Nov 2014 at Barnett Hill, Guildford

Social Complexity, Institutions and Power – The 4th Constructed Complexities Workshop

Join an international network of interdisciplinary scholars to discuss different ways of approaching emergence, self-organisation, agency, institutions and power within a broad range of complex and theoretically interesting issues such as common resource management and climate change, political ideas and agency, spatial organisation of polities and social and political construction of criminal justice policies.

The workshop speakers include Mike Agar (Maryland), Tony Lawson (Cambridge), Mark Olssen (Surrey), Frances Cleaver (King’s College), Stephen Farrall (Sheffield), Gerhard Schnyder (King’s College), Andrew Cumbers (Glasgow)Frank Schiller (Surrey) and Jakop Rozema (East Anglia).

ESRC-funded, the workshop is free of charge and there are (limited) amounts of travel support you can apply for. If you want to attend the workshop, write a short email to Ozge Dilaver (o.dilaver@surrey.ac.uk) or Amy Woodward (a.woodward@surrey.ac.uk) explaining your research interests and how you can benefit from the workshop.…

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Mapping Mobilities Exhibition, Vienna 6 June – 7 July 2012

“Cartography is the signifying practice of both location and identity, a mode of writing through which we can uncover a set of general laws. Much of the argument I am making regarding the un-mapping, re-mapping and counter-cartographies to be found within contemporary art practices revolves around the structures and signifying systems by which knowledge is organised and conveyed.”

Irit Rogoff, Terra Infirma, Geography’s Visual Culture, p. 73

The exhibition Mapping Mobilities presents six international artists who develop new and experimental approaches to mapping to explore questions around mobility, displacement and migration. Using film, installation, print and audio Gulnara Kasmalieva/Muratbek Djumaliev, Esther Polak/Ivar van Bekkum and Michael Hieslmair/Michael Zinganel blur the boundaries between art and scientific mapping to challenge the authority of official maps and their role in the nexus of power knowledge.…

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