Engaging in Urban Image-Making – A Symposium

WHAT: one-day symposium entitled Engaging in Urban Image-making WHEN: Friday 28 April 2017, 9:30 – 17:00 WHERE: RHB 137a, Goldsmiths College, University of London COST: Free but booking is essential. To book, email Anita on: so302as@gold.ac.uk Engaging in Urban Image-making is a one-day symposium hosted by the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths, … More Engaging in Urban Image-Making – A Symposium

Food and Multiculture by Alex Rhys-Taylor

Book Launch : Thursday 9th March Location : 137a, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths College, London SE14 6NW Time : 5-7pm In conversation with Dan Hancox   Food and Multiculture took a while to write. So long that some of the locations featured in the book; Tubby Isaac’s seafood stand and the International Superstore for instance, … More Food and Multiculture by Alex Rhys-Taylor

Goldsmiths vs. Brexit. vs. Cumberland Lodge by Sian Gouldstone

This post is part of an occasional series, which has been produced in response to the PhD study weekend at Cumberland Lodge in June 2016, attended and organised by members of the Sociology PhD cohort at Goldsmiths College, University of London. On the 24th June 2016, weary from an unexpected Brexit result, a group of students … More Goldsmiths vs. Brexit. vs. Cumberland Lodge by Sian Gouldstone

Spiritual Flavours @ Festival of Political Photography, Helsinki 2017.

Goldsmiths Associate Lecturer and MA Photography and Urban Cultures alumni, Laura Cuch is one of the photographers exhibiting at the Festival of Political Photography 2017, in Helsinki. This year’s edition of the festival is titled ‘Post-Food’ and will show a range of visual work that focus on political, social and environmental dimensions of food. The film … More Spiritual Flavours @ Festival of Political Photography, Helsinki 2017.

Remembering Babylon and Franco Rosso with Dennis Bovell by Les Back

Franco Rosso director and co-writer of Babylon (1980) passed away on 9th December, 2016 aged 75. The film’s soundtack was written by UK reggae legend Dennis Bovell. On the Sunday the 22nd January, 2017 Dennis will dedicate his entire Dub on Air radio show on Soho Radio as a tribute to Franco. Set in New … More Remembering Babylon and Franco Rosso with Dennis Bovell by Les Back

‘No Stranger Place’, Radical Hospitality and Cosmopolitan Consciousness: Thinking with Berger and Bauman in Berlin Hauptbahnhof  by Emma Jackson

‘A friend came to see me in a dream. From far away. And I asked him in the dream: “Did you come by photograph or train?”‘ John Berger, The Seventh Man ‘We are all plotted on a continuum stretched between the poles of the “perfect tourist” and the “vagabond beyond remedy” – and our respective … More ‘No Stranger Place’, Radical Hospitality and Cosmopolitan Consciousness: Thinking with Berger and Bauman in Berlin Hauptbahnhof  by Emma Jackson