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Urban Photo Fest Graduate Photography Show: Call for Entries
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Dispossessing the Private Sphere? Civic Integration Policies and Colonial Legacies | darkmatter Journal
Sara Farris has a new article up over at darkmatter. Check it out – Dispossessing the Private Sphere? Civic Integration Policies and Colonial Legacies.

Vikki Bell at ‘The Aesthetics of Witnessing’
Vikki Bell will be speaking at The Aesthetics of Witnessing: A Conversation about Violence and the Challenges of its Representation, a roundtable discussion accompanying the launch of a new exhibition “Tejas Verdes: I was not there“, for the Birkbeck, University of... Continue Reading →

Living with Books – the launch of Sensing the City: A Companion to Urban Anthropology by Anja Schwanhäußer in Berlin April, 2016 — Streetsigns
The power of reading really struck me as I stood in front of the packed crowd assembled at the PRO QM bookshop for the launch of Anja Schwanhäußer’s new book. Having spent the day in Berlin, a city haunted not... Continue Reading →

US state invests $1.6m in pollution monitoring after Goldsmiths-led citizen research exposes fracking danger, Goldsmiths, University of London
Through the Citizen Sense project led by Dr Jennifer Gabrys (Department of Sociology) Pennsylvania residents received digital pollution monitoring and analysis equipment and training. Many participants exposed worrying levels of air pollution from natural gas infrastructure near their homes in the vicinity... Continue Reading →

Alternative Justice for War Crimes: Achievements & Limits of Feminist Strategies
On 9 May 2016 Kirsten Campbell will be at ISS, at the Development Research Seminars (DRS) Dialogue, addressing alternative strategies for achieving justice for the crimes perpetrated during violent conflicts. via Alternative Justice for War Crimes: Achievements & Limits of Feminist Strategies

The Chronotopes of Palestine
Film screening + Q&A with film director Dominika Blachnicka-Ciacek 11 May 2016, 6.00-7.15pm, PSH 305, Goldsmiths The Chronotopes of Palestine (38′) produced by Sociology student Dominika Blachnicka-Ciacek as part of her PhD study is a collection of five ethnographic shorts,... Continue Reading →

Disability Research Centre: Film 2016
Goldsmiths Disability Research Centre will be holding a number of screening events to bring awareness to issues surrounding disability and to provide a platform for disability within film. The first film will be The Tribe, on May 18. For further info... Continue Reading →