UrbanPhotoFest 2016: Programme of Events

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

Remembering the ‘Battle of Lewisham’ 40 years on… by Michael Danby

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

Rethinking Life at the Margins

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