The Performativity of Regeneration Hoardings* by Louise Rondel

Shuttled back along the Old Kent Road it becomes a tree lined boulevard.  The Heygate has gone.  I am immersed in a holographic world, in a zone that is now ‘South Central’, ‘Mid Town’, West End and City. ‘Radical routes focus on the area’, the Elephant is the missing link.  ‘Young professionals’ sit outside gently … More The Performativity of Regeneration Hoardings* by Louise Rondel

A conversation on Connecting Racism and Migration – A PhD Migration Reading Group conference

Blog Number 1: – The View From Afar  by Sarah Walker, Laura Henneke, Vanessa Hughes, Chloe Peacock, Peter Rees, Ignacio Rivera, and Kaoru Takahashi   The PhD Migration reading group is an interdisciplinary and international student-led space for PhD students working on migration at Goldsmiths. This was our first conference …. And this is our … More A conversation on Connecting Racism and Migration – A PhD Migration Reading Group conference

The Construction of Brazilian Black Transnationalism in the 21th century: between diversity and difference by Valter Silverio

Date : Monday 20th November Time : 6-7pm Location : RHB 140, Goldsmiths, University of London Presented by Professor Valter Silverio NEAB/UFSCar – Center for Afro-Brazilian Studies, Federal university of São Carlos/Brazil. This work-in-progress paper will discuss some of the findings of the research project, “The Construction of Black Transnationalism in the Twentieth Century and … More The Construction of Brazilian Black Transnationalism in the 21th century: between diversity and difference by Valter Silverio

Tackling Violence in Latin America by Angelo Martins Junior

Latin America presents very high levels of both criminal and State violence; it’s a region that is home to countries with the highest rate of violent crimes and homicides in the world. These countries are part of a drug trafficking transnational route. Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and those in Central America in particular, have alarming rates … More Tackling Violence in Latin America by Angelo Martins Junior

Bowling Together: Lessons from the Lanes Part 2 by Emma Jackson

This two part podcast by Emma Jackson introduces some of the key themes from an ethnographic study of a London bowling alley. In the second part of this podcast, Emma explores bowling as a practice of belonging, becoming and performance. We meet some of the groups who use the bowling alley, including the bowling league.    ‘Practices of belonging, practices … More Bowling Together: Lessons from the Lanes Part 2 by Emma Jackson

UrbanPhotoFest – Cartographies

Dates : 10 – 15 November 2017  Locations : Deptford and Tate Britain, Pimlico, London     This year’s UrbanPhotoFest starts with the Urban Photographers Association (UPA) annual artist’s keynote lecture from the internationally acclaimed photographic artist Roger Ballen  at Tate Britain on Friday 10 November, followed by a wine reception and festival launch event. Saturday … More UrbanPhotoFest – Cartographies