CFP: Research Workshop on Discourse Analysis, New Materialisms and the ‘Practice Turn’ in the Social Sciences

Call for papers:
Mind the gap, please! – A research workshop on discourse analysis,
New Materialisms and the ‘practice turn’ in the social sciences
12 June 2015, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Warwick
Keynote speaker: Claudia Aradau, King’s College London

Since the ‘linguistic turn’ in the social sciences, language and discourse analysis have held a privileged position for the critical investigation of social reality and human interaction. Lately however, this dominant position has been challenged by theoretical and methodological approaches that demand that greater attention is to be paid to non-linguistic elements. Continue reading

CFP: Migration, Post-Coloniality, and the Question of Europe

Call for Papers

‘Migration, Post-Coloniality, and the Question of Europe’

Warwick Symposium on the 09th of July 2015

The Institute of Advanced Study and The Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

Key Note: Dr Nicholas De Genova

Organisation: Dr Maurice Stierl in cooperation with the ‘Borders, Race, Ethnicity and Migration Network’, Warwick University Continue reading

Event: Critical Approaches to Big Data

Critical Approaches to Big Data
part of the Living in the Anthropocene series: http://rethinkingtheanthropocene.blogspot.co.uk/

School of Arts & Creative Industries, London South Bank University

Friday 5 June 2015

The rise of Big Data is changing how we think about the world, or so it is claimed. The advent of ‘algorithmic regulation’ spells the death of politics, but might also allow us to ‘stop wars before they happen’. Continue reading

Call for Bookings: Gregynog Ideas Lab IV

Gregynog Ideas Lab IV
Five days at Gregynog Hall Newtown, Powys, Mid Wales UK
13-18 July, 2015

An open thinking space for graduate students and academics in critical, postcolonial, feminist, post-structural and psychoanalytic international politics to meet and exchange ideas with new people, re-examine their own work, and investigate cutting edge and creative methods. Continue reading