The call for papers for the final event of the ARN's project on 'Participation's "Others"' has now been announced. The syposium's title is:
Spaces of Attunement: Life, Matter and the Dance of Encounters
It will be held at Cardiff University on March 30th & 31st, 2015. We are delighted to welcome plenary speakers including: Ben Anderson (Reader in Human Geography, Durham University); Deborah Dixon (Professor of Geography, Glasgow University); Kevin Hetherington (Dean of Social Sciences, The Open University); Mara Miele (Reader in Human Geography, Cardiff University); Kim Tallbear (Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas).
For more details, visit the symposium website at: http://www.authorityresearch.net/spaces-of-attunement-symposium.html or contact Julian Brigstocke and Tehseen Noorani.
Deadline to register to attend or submit an abstract is 1800, February 13th 2015.
Call For Papers: Geographies of debt and indebtedness: everyday and comparative frames
Annual Meeting of the Royal Geography Society with the Institute for British Geographers
1st - 4th September 2015
Venue: The University of Exeter
Christopher Harker (Durham University) firstname.lastname@example.org
Samuel Kirwan (University of Bristol) email@example.com
Co-sponsors: Economic Geography Research Group & Political Geography Research Group
The changing composition and size of state and household debt burdens in the UK, and the different histories of high indebtedness in other countries and regions, has sparked growing interest in the ways in which debts compose space, time and experience, and in how, on a broader scale, the being-in-common of the anthropocene is, and has been, conditioned by indebtedness. However, we still know relatively little about geographies of debt and indebtedness, both in terms of how they shape specific performances of the everyday and the connections, differences and thus comparative possibilities between different national, regional and local milieu. We invite contributions that explore geographies of debt and indebtedness, whether through economic, political and/or socio-cultural registers. We are particularly interested in papers that:
We are particularly keen for contributions focusing on non-UK contexts.
Format: Two 100-minute sessions
Each session: 4 x 20min presentation, plus 20min discussion
Please send abstract to both convenors by 10th February 2015