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Archive for September, 2011

 

MARA Graduation Show: 24:05:00

MA in Research Architecture Graduation Show Opening: Thursday September 29, 2011 – 6pm  | Venue: CRA studios RHB 312+313 – Main Building, Goldsmiths   24:05:00 – Five Minutes Past Midnight Conceived as a public moment that takes the form of an exhibition, 24:05:00_Five Minutes Past Midnight leads us through ‘research in progress’ of eight participants [...]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Posted in EVENTS, FEATURED

 

Judith Butler: The End of Oslo

Among the many astonishing claims that Barack Obama made in his recent speech opposing the Palestinian bid for statehood was that ‘peace will not come through statements and resolutions.’ This is, at best, an odd thing to say for a president whose ascendancy to power itself depended on the compelling use of rhetoric. Indeed, his [...]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

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Shock & Awe: A Hundred Years of Bombing from Above

November 2011 marks the centenary of a world-historic event. An Italian pilot, Guilio Cavotti dropped the first bombs from an aeroplane on to the oasis of Tagiura outside Tripoli. The development of aerial bombardment was more than just a military revolution. It changed both war and peace. It redrew the legal and moral boundaries between [...]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Posted in NEWS & FEEDS

 

The Archipelago of Extra-territoriality: A seminar with Michel Agier

The Archipelago of Extra-territoriality: A seminar with Michel Agier Respondents Thomas Keenan & John Palmesino   In the present moment of history, when the process of human globalization seems to have just begun, the politics of fear expressed by the richest nations especially in Europe has lead to the end of the universal promise of [...]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

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EMANUEL LICHA: How Do We Know What We Know ?

« How Do We Know What We Know? The journalist in the studio talks to the special correspondent who couldn’t get into the conflict zone that is the topic of the news report he put together out of amateur footage. Just a few years ago, one still heard it said that the media decided when [...]

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Posted in NEWS & FEEDS

 

Mahmood Mamdani: What does Gaddafi’s fall mean for Africa?

“In the past decade, Western powers have created a political and legal infrastructure for intervention in otherwise independent countries. Key to that infrastructure are two institutions, the United Nations Security Council and the International Criminal Court. Both work politically, that is, selectively. To that extent, neither works in the interest of creating a rule of [...]

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Posted in THINK TANK BLOG