Lives in Brick: Bodies, Justice, Power
Oct
24
9:00 AM09:00

Lives in Brick: Bodies, Justice, Power

  • Senate House, University of London (Woburn Room) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Call for workshop participation: Although bricks could be considered ordinary, they tell complex stories about bodies, (in)justice, and power. Bricks matter; their making and consumption having political, material and affective force as a vibrant form of infrastructure which mediates and organises life.

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Global Challenges’ Creative Turn: A workshop exploring the possibilities and practicalities of creative research methods and practices in the Global South
Oct
19
9:30 AM09:30

Global Challenges’ Creative Turn: A workshop exploring the possibilities and practicalities of creative research methods and practices in the Global South

This workshop will introduce a series of examples of the ‘Creative Turn’ in Global South research and use these to explore the possibilities of these research practices; the challenges and pitfalls that researchers might face; as well as some of the practicalities of applying for and doing this kind of research.

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Blood Bricks Global Report Launch and Photography Exhibition Private View
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

Blood Bricks Global Report Launch and Photography Exhibition Private View

The global launch of our research findings report and the photography exhibition private view will be held on Tuesday 16 October. Moving from the city, to the brick kiln, and finally back to the rural villages once called home, the report and exhibition tell untold stories of ‘blood bricks’ and how they embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age.

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Beyond Water Terror: Everyday Life, Labour and Mobility amidst Southeast Asia’s Changing Hydrology
Sep
5
to Sep 7

Beyond Water Terror: Everyday Life, Labour and Mobility amidst Southeast Asia’s Changing Hydrology

In 2018, the Association Southeast Asian Studies annual conference is being organised on the theme of 'Southeast Asia Meets Global Challenges'. Blood Bricks team member Laurie Parsons is organising sessions on 'Beyond Water Terror'. Call for paper information can be found here.

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Modern Slavery, Environmental Destruction, and Climate Change: A Scoping Workshop
Jun
6
9:30 AM09:30

Modern Slavery, Environmental Destruction, and Climate Change: A Scoping Workshop

  • Room 1-03 11 Bedford Square London, WC1B 3RF (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this scoping workshop our aim is to bring together academic researchers who are working at the interface of modern slavery, environmental destruction, and climate change. This is a new and rapidly evolving field of study that seeks to better understand the relationship between human and environmental (in)security. The workshop will begin to address the evidence gap surrounding this nexus by inviting an inter-disciplinary set of speakers and participants to join us for the day-long workshop.

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Cambodia Scholar Workshop + Screening of 'A Cambodian Spring'
May
31
9:00 AM09:00

Cambodia Scholar Workshop + Screening of 'A Cambodian Spring'

  • Room 170, Queen's Building, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this workshop we bring together academic researchers who are undertaking research on Cambodia. Our aims for the day are to facilitate rapid learning about this work; provide space for discussion at a critical time in Cambodian politics; and foster a community of scholars for future advice, support, and collaboration.

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