Le retour à la France profonde? Shifting vantage points by Michaela Benson

 July 2017 In the weeks and months following Britain’s referendum on their future membership of the European Union, and the slow move towards Brexit, I started to question what this might mean for the diverse British populations who have made other European towns, cities and villages their homes—including those Britons living in the Lot whose … More Le retour à la France profonde? Shifting vantage points by Michaela Benson

Le retour à la France profonde? Shifting scales and scapes by Michaela Benson

In the weeks and months following Britain’s referendum on their future membership of the European Union, and the slow move towards Brexit, I started to question what this might mean for the diverse British populations who have made other European towns, cities and villages their homes—including those Britons living in the Lot that I had … More Le retour à la France profonde? Shifting scales and scapes by Michaela Benson

“Cartographies” by Peter Coles

A second urban photography workshop in Paris In May 2017 the University of London in Paris (ULIP) hosted a second joint annual urban studies workshop, organised by Peter Coles and Paul Halliday (Goldsmiths and UPA), Anna-Louise Milne, Director of Graduate Studies (ULIP), Carolina Sanchez Boe (University of Aalborg and Sorbonne) and Anne Zeitz (University of … More “Cartographies” by Peter Coles

Engaging in Urban Image-making by Anita Strasser and Gill Golding

© 2017 Anita Strasser ‘Engaging in Urban Image-making’ was a one-day symposium hosted by the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths, in April 2017. It was organised by Anita Strasser (PhD candidate Visual Sociology) and Gill Golding (Board member of the International Visual Sociology Association) and generously supported by Graduate School Fund, … More Engaging in Urban Image-making by Anita Strasser and Gill Golding

Urban Water Cultures Launch at CUCR on June 15th.

Please join us on June 15th, at the Laurie Grove Baths for an evening dedicated to the slippery inheritances of this historic building. This event marks the launch of Urban Water Cultures – a series of collaborative public work, organised and supported by Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths on the urban sociology of … More Urban Water Cultures Launch at CUCR on June 15th.

International Urban Photography Summer School

Designed for photographers, artists and researchers whose work address notions of urban space and culture, the international Urban Photography Summer School provides a highly intensive two-week practical and theoretical training in key aspects of urban visual practice and research. The course aims to offer participants a wide range of relevant skills resulting in the production … More International Urban Photography Summer School

Mikhail Karikis: Visual Storytelling, Participatory Performance, and Sonic Logic by Meredith Lawder

In March 2017, Whitechapel Gallery hosted a workshop-roundtable discussion with artist Mikhail Karikis and Whitechapel’s head of education and public programmes, Sofia Victorino. Organized by Dr. Rebecca Coleman, the workshop offered a glimpse into the process behind Karikis’s latest work, “Ain’t Go No Fear,” which is currently on display at the gallery. The ten-minute video … More Mikhail Karikis: Visual Storytelling, Participatory Performance, and Sonic Logic by Meredith Lawder