The City to Sea Project | David Kendall and Rebecca Locke

   we are paper, we are celluloid, we are digital, Rebecca Locke, 2015 The City to Sea Project brings together artists, photographers and urbanists to present and exhibit artistic, sociological and scientific research. Organisers, Rebecca Locke and David Kendall wish to generate collaborative projects that investigate how tourism, migration, urban ecology and biodiversity interlink with … More The City to Sea Project | David Kendall and Rebecca Locke

Feminist Struggles in Photography in Argentina by Lieta Vivaldi and Valentina Stutzin

Our aim in this short text is to display a photographic slant on issues that, transversally, have covered the feminist agenda in Argentina during the past few years. Since the first feminist groups emerged in Argentina during the late nineteenth century, women’s movements have iteratively experienced expansive and contractive periods. At the present time, feminist … More Feminist Struggles in Photography in Argentina by Lieta Vivaldi and Valentina Stutzin

Who are the new Chinese migrants in the UK? By Caroline Knowles

The Chinese are one of the UK’s smallest minorities comprising just 0.72% of the population of England (379,503 people). In population terms, London is the centre of Chinese Britain; official sources suggest a population of 124,250 (1.52% of the population) while estimates including undocumented migrants put more it at more than double, closer to 300,000. … More Who are the new Chinese migrants in the UK? By Caroline Knowles

Nine Urban Biotopes: Art and Urban Sustainability ­– e book now available!! by Alison Rooke and Christian Von Wissel

Image by Anthony Schrag Between 2013-15 Alison Rooke and Christian von Wissel from the Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths have been academic research partner to the international arts residency and cultural exchange programme Nine Urban Biotopes: Negotiating the Future of Urban Living (9UB), funded by European Commission EACEA. 9UB is an international arts/research … More Nine Urban Biotopes: Art and Urban Sustainability ­– e book now available!! by Alison Rooke and Christian Von Wissel

Streetsigns Latin American Edition Launch

Sociology Department and the Centre for Urban and Community Research present: Streetsigns Latin American Edition Launch Date : Friday 22 May 2015 Time : 18.00 – 20.30 hrs Location : Small Hall Cinema, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW With special guest: Ana Rosas Mantecón, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico, speaking on : ‘Going to the Movies today: Diversity and … More Streetsigns Latin American Edition Launch

From America to Latino: Popular Music and the Kidnapping of Latin America by Jorge Saavedra Utman

‘René Pérez Joglar, aka Residente, from the Puerto Rican band Calle 13’ by Jorge Villa Moreno. I am afraid that Latin America is a decaying concept. I have had that feeling listening to Latin music for some years, the one that sounds in mainstream radios, the one awarded here and there by the industry. Very … More From America to Latino: Popular Music and the Kidnapping of Latin America by Jorge Saavedra Utman

Nailing it: A Multisensory Exploration of a Manicure by Louise Rondel

What can a sensuous exploration of urban space offer us as researchers? How can we use multisensory methods to attend to the ever-changing social world and produce better urban research? As well as watching what unfolds, my research into hair and nail salons experiments with listening, smelling and touching as alternative ways of accessing urban life.  … More Nailing it: A Multisensory Exploration of a Manicure by Louise Rondel

Seminar : Revisiting Segal. Learning from the Lewisham Self Build Schemes

Date: Thursday 19th March 2015 Time: 7-9pm Location: RHB Cinema, Goldsmiths, Lewisham Way SE14 6NW In the 1970s and 1980s, Lewisham became the first council in London to fund a self build project using the Segal method of building. While today self build is often associated with ‘Grand Designs’, these projects focused on providing social … More Seminar : Revisiting Segal. Learning from the Lewisham Self Build Schemes