CfP Infrastructural Relations in the Global North and South

Please find below a call for the German Geography Conference next September in Kiel. We are looking forward to receive contributions targeting the spatiality of different kinds of infrastructures. This session will be in English. Contributions can be submitted until 25 Jan 2019, following this link: https://www.dkg2019.de/anmeldung_fachsitzungsbeitraege_und_poster/ ; or sent to us via mail until 15 Jan … Continue reading CfP Infrastructural Relations in the Global North and South

CfP: Digital Diasporas

This conference might be of interest to some of our cluster members: Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 6-7 June 2019 Venue: School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London<https://www.sas.ac.uk/about-us/contact-us&gt; Conference website: https://crosslanguagedynamics.blogs.sas.ac.uk/digital-diasporas/<https://crosslanguagedynamics.blogs.sas.ac.uk/digital-diasporas/&gt; #DigitalDiasporas Since Appadurai wrote on the intertwined phenomena of electronic media and migration as disruptive and defining features of modern subjectivity (1996), the … Continue reading CfP: Digital Diasporas

CFP: Intersectional Automations

An upcoming book project which be of interest to some of our cluster members: Intersectional Automations: Robotics, AI, Algorithms, and Equity  Edited Collection (Abstracts Due 1 April 2019) This collection will explore a range of situations where robotics, biotechnological enhancement, artificial intelligence (AI), and algorithmic culture collide with intersectional social justice issues, such as race, … Continue reading CFP: Intersectional Automations

PhD or MPhil as a ‘work in progress’ (Secret Seminar for CPGJ students)

Aliandra Lazzari Barlete, Faculty of Education Friday, 30/11, 12.00, Room GS3, DMB Have you ever considered your PhD or Masters degree to be your own ‘work in progress’? One that will lead you towards an intellectual idea, a betterment of your own self, an academic project, or a (hopefully) decently paid career in whatever you … Continue reading PhD or MPhil as a ‘work in progress’ (Secret Seminar for CPGJ students)

Post-H(uman) index? Politics, metrics, and agency in the accelerated academy

November 30th Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge Organised by Jana Bacevic, Mark Carrigan and Filip Vostal Keynote: Liberalism Must Be Defeated: The Obsolescence of Bourgeois Theory in the Anthropocene by Gary Hall, Director of Centre for Postdigital Cultures at Coventry University, UK. The conference seeks to conceptualise change in contemporary knowledge production in a way … Continue reading Post-H(uman) index? Politics, metrics, and agency in the accelerated academy