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Earth-objects and the Politics of Ecology

With the intensified speed of capitalist production acting as a force multiplier in reformatting the biosphere, nature responds as a terrifying, dark agent – blackening earth and sky. Its effects on human and non-human populations are at the same time legalscientific, military-humanitarian and ethico-political. Geo-philosophic speculation and forensics investigation into the deep history of the […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

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Forensic Architecture @ Cabinet

Cabinet magazine issue 43, with a special section on “Forensics” edited in collaboration with Eyal Weizman, available now: http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/43/index.php — Thomas Keenan and Eyal Weizman consider the legacy of Josef Mengele’s remains — Greg Siegel revisits the scenes of early crime photography — Lawrence Abu Hamdan explores the new frontiers of sonic surveillance — Susan […]

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Posted in FEATURED, forensic architecture, NEWS & FEEDS

 

Sven Lindqvist: Bombing Savages: In Law, in Fact, in Fiction

This lecture marks the centenary of aerial bombardment. More than just a military revolution, this development redrew the legal and moral boundaries between civilians and combatants and spread the theatre of war into cities and domestic spaces. Sven Lindqvist is the author of over 30 widely translated books including A History of Bombing. The lecture […]

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Posted in FEATURED, LECTURES & TALKS

 

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

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Naomi Klein: Daylight Robbery, Meet Nighttime Robbery

I keep hearing comparisons between the London riots and riots in other European cities—window smashing in Athens or car bonfires in Paris. And there are parallels, to be sure: a spark set by police violence, a generation that feels forgotten. But those events were marked by mass destruction; the looting was minor. There have, however, […]

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Posted in FEATURED, THINK TANK BLOG

 

Emerging Publics: A Geo-Critical Forum

Thursday 9th June 2011 Goldsmiths, University of London Lecture Theatre ,  New Academic Building 10 AM-6:30 PM. Emerging Publics combines buzzwods of the day like “emerging nations”, “emerging markets” with the idea of the coming public.  It asks what will be the new publics as partly driven by the emerging world: China, India, Africa and […]

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

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FORENSIC ARCHITECTURE @ ABITARE

These days architecture and urbanism increasingly frequent national and international courts. This is because the built environment is turning to become both the means of violation and a source of evidence that can bear witness to the events that traversed them. Legal claims that are brought to courts and tribunals often include images of controversial […]

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

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Michel Agier: The undesirables of the world and how universality changed camp

After the Second World War and its 30 million deportations, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created in 1950 and in 1951, ratifying the Geneva Convention and Protocol on Asylum and the Status of Refugees. These measures were a direct result of the post-war mind frame, the planned redemption of Europe after […]

Tuesday, May 17th, 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

 

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