Festival dates: 3 – 8 November 2016 The organisers of the 2016 International UrbanPhotoFest (UPF) are delighted to announce an exciting schedule of events for this year’s festival run over six days. UrbanPhotoFest will appeal to photographers, artists, film-makers, and those interested in urban theory and research, and includes a two-day conference, a master-class with Mango Lab, Seminars with London … More UrbanPhotoFest 2016: Programme of Events
Almost forty years ago the streets surrounding Goldsmiths witnessed ‘the Battle of Lewisham’, one of the most important events in the history of race relations in the UK. On August 13th 1977 the fascist National Front (NF) had planned a national demonstration to march through the streets of Lewisham. This was a deliberately provocative act … More Remembering the ‘Battle of Lewisham’ 40 years on… by Michael Danby
Book launch at Goldsmiths, University of London Venue : Ben Pimlott Building’s lecture theatre Date : Friday the 14th of October 2016 Time : 4 – 5.30 PM Social sciences are inherently fascinated by difference. Often departing from relatively central positions, geographers, sociologists, psychologists, anthropologists, philosophers, and others are attracted by the margins as … More Rethinking Life at the Margins
Centre for Urban and Community Research have recently established a new cluster of researchers, activists and artists, interested in the role of water in city life, its public spaces and its publics. CUCR itself is located in a historically important place : in a building that formerly housed the Laurie Grove public baths, a centre … More CUCR. Water Cultures Group.
A joint workshop between the Open University CRESC Urban Experiments and the Centre for Urban and Community Research Goldsmiths A workshop jointly convened by CRESC OU and CUCR Goldsmiths and funded by the ESRC took place between June 30th– July 1 2016 Open University, Milton Keynes. Spatial justice has been central to urban theorists in … More Spatial Justice in the City Workshop by Sophie Watson
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. The theme of the weekend, which comprised workshops, screenings and a visit from guest … More Den-making and practising space: A Playful Encounter by Claire Levy
UrbanPhotoFest is an International, annual photographic arts festival focusing on cities and urban spaces across a variety of global contexts. The aim of the festival is to provide an engaging and culturally relevant programme that reflects on visual approaches to contemporary urban life and the image of the city. The programme of events includes a … More Graduate show “Memory and Materiality”