BSA Cities and Mobilities Group Workshop: Urban Methods on the Move II

9:00am - 5:00pm / Tuesday 11th September 2018 / Venue: Seminar room 6 Chatham Building
Type: Workshop / Category: Research
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  • Admission: BSA member: £25 Non-BSA member: £35 Student BSA concessionary member: £20 Full Time Student non-BSA member: £25
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"Our second BSA Cities and Mobilities workshop promotes and shares ideas around the creative, critical and responsive use of methods in urban research. Inspired by the call to cultivate a DIY spirit in our research practice, the workshop will explore how we can develop liveliness in our methods through making use of new technological opportunities and through the re-imagining of older techniques. Across a series of discussions on approaching cities through different kinds of methods – mapping, listening, creative writing – we consider how urban research can respond to a changing political and social context, including austerity and emergent and old forms of racism, alongside new forms of vernacular cultures and forms of dissent. We will discuss the temporalities of research, relationships of production and co-production and the kinds of interventions we seek to make. We hope that the format of the day – based on the pairing of researchers – will help to produce new discussions and open ongoing dialogues."