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Archive for February, 2011

 

Contested Spaces – Witness, Memory, Affect

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

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Amitav Ghosh: Notes towards an ethnography of International Peacekeeping

“Of the many dramatic consequences of the end of the Cold War, few have been as notable as the sudden expansion in the international role of the United Nations. Consider, for example, that the UN has embarked on almost as many peacekeeping operations in the four years that have passed since 1989, as it did […]

Monday, February 14th, 2011

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David Rieff: The Reality of Revolution

The Reality of Revolution: Without economic justice, democratic dreams in the Middle East can never truly be fulfilled. In both the euphoria and the apprehension that have accompanied the popular uprisings in the Arab Middle East that, no matter who succeeds them, have already resulted in the fall of two tyrants and the first credible […]

Monday, February 14th, 2011

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2011-2012

MA Research Architecture Can spatial practice become a form of research? How may architecture engage with questions of contemporary culture, politics and conflict? This new and innovative research centre brings together MA students from a variety of backgrounds-educations and from a range of disciplines to work around questions of this kind. In keeping with Goldsmiths’ […]

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

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MARA RESEARCH PROJECTS

The Centre for Research Architecture research-led MA programme is based on year-long individual projects that are developed in-between studio and theory seminars. A sample of the projects we have been dealing with in the last years can be found here.

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

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FORENSIC EVIDENCE

Human Rights Project – Bard College and Centre for Research Architecture – Goldsmiths Joint workshop on FORENSIC EVIDENCE Thursday Feb 3rd :  700pm,  Artists Space, 38 Greene st, NYC TK and EW in conversation http://www.artistsspace.org 1315 Susan Schuppli: The Forensic Imagination [ http://roundtable.kein.org/node/1217 ] 1430 Stefan Schmitt (Intl Forensic Program, Physicians for Human Rights) 1700 […]

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Posted in EVENTS, FEATURED, forensic architecture

 

Achille Mbembe @ BirkBeck

Law, Democracy and the Ethics of Mutuality: Notes on the South African Experiment by Achille Mbembe to mark the establishment of the Law School’s Centre for Law and the Humanities Date: Friday 25 March 2011 Time: 6.00 pm Venue: B34 Malet Street, Birkbeck Booking: If you would like to book a place for the lecture please […]

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

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Nabil Ahmed: What is the Weight of the Moon?

Screening and discussion Nabil Ahmed: a response to the situation of over 50,000 Bengali students whose colleges are currently under investigation by the UK government to assess their legitimacy. Wednesday 2 February 2011, 7-9pm Free Cinema School Salon Centre for Possible Studies 64 Seymour Street London W1H 5BW Free Nabil Ahmed took the title for What […]

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

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