Category Archives: AAG 2017

AAG Dry Run: Miriam Burke, Pip Thornton and Simon Cook

17204138_10155050018541948_275600179_nOn a (finally slightly more spring-than-winter-like!) afternoon, the Landscape Surgery group gathered at Bedford Square to hear early versions of some of the papers being presented by group members at this year’s AAG Annual Meeting in Boston. We heard from Miriam Burke and Pip Thornton (pictured left), who delivered fascinating material; whilst Simon Cook, who was unfortunately unable to make the session, offered his apologies, but also had some fascinating material to share.

Miriam, Pip and Simon are also convening sessions at the AAG – below are both the summaries of their papers, and the description of the sessions they are convening.

 

Miriam Burke

Paper Title: Threads, ties and tangles: exploring the idea of ‘more than human’ social reproduction as a means to cultivate caring practices for the climate using participatory art practices

Abstract: In their ‘feminist project for belonging in the anthropocene’ Continue reading

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Royal Holloway’s AAG Participants 2017

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Royal Holloway University of London Geography Department AAG Participants 2017

The preliminary programme for AAG is now out and the following are links for you to see who from the department is doing what!

Adey, Peter – Royal Holloway, University of London

Sessions:

Authors Meet Critics: Life in the Age of Drone Warfare — Discussant
Exploring the Modular, Material and Performative Politics of Security (3) — Panelist

Brickell, Katherine – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: Feminist Geolegalities

Sessions:

Feminist Political Geographies 5: Resistance and Social Movements — Presenter
The makeshifts of evictions, occupations and resistance — Panelist

Burke, Miriam – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: Threads, ties and tangles: exploring the idea of ‘more than human’ social reproduction as a means to cultivate caring practices for the climate using participatory art practices.

Sessions:

Feminist approaches to a changing climate — Organizer, Presenter

Cook, Simon – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: Stopping on the move: tales from the run-commute

Sessions:

Mobile bodies, technologies and methods: critical perspectives — Discussant
Mobile dwelling 1: Labouring — Presenter

Crawford, Daniel – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: Apophatic Geographies

Sessions:

Into the Void III: Supernatural — Presenter

Dodds, Klaus – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: Dredging up the volume: China, earthly engineering and the projection of geopower in the South China Sea

Sessions:

(Extra)territoriality Part I: Occupation, disputed territory, and geopolitics — Presenter
Colin Flint’s “Geopolitical Constructs The Mulberry Harbours, World War II, and the Making of a Militarized Transatlantic” Panel Discussion — Panelist

Duggan, Mike – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: Tuning a sense of place 

Sessions:

Mobile dwelling 3: Spacing — Presenter

Hawkins, Harriet – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: Four Voids

Sessions:

Feminist approaches to a changing climate — Chair
Into the Void V: Disintegrated — Presenter
Mary Gilmartin’s “Ireland and migration in the twenty-first century”-Panel Discussion — Chair, Organizer
Sense as a field’s experience in geography of arts: methods and tools, positionality and teaching — Discussant
Zine stations: craft & play your way through AAG — Chair, Organizer

Mould, Oli – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: The Seven Ethics of Urban Subversion

Sessions:

Emancipatory Horizons of an Urban Century: Interrupting the Anthropo-Obscene — Presenter
How to think about cities? — Panelist
Protest Camps: Politics of Care and Social Reproduction in contemporary social movement politics — Panelist

Robinson, Nicholas – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: How to Backup your Nation-State in a Digital Era: The Estonian Data Embassy

Sessions:

Curating (in)security: Unsettling Geographies of Cyberspace (1) — Presenter

Simon, David – Royal Holloway, University Of London

Sessions:

Can African urbanism break cycles of disaster risk accumulation? — Panelist
CITY Panel II: Capitalisation and Materiality: post-colonial thought and urban-rural revolts — Panelist
The adaptation-development nexus: megacity transitions from resilience to transformation — Discussant

Stansfeld, Katherine – Royal Holloway

Abstract: The limits of place? Boundaries and multiplicity in north-east London

Sessions:

More than lines on a map? Rethinking neighborhoods and regions — Presenter

Thornton, Pip – Royal Holloway, University of London

Abstract: a critique of linguistic capitalism (and an artistic intervention)

Sessions:

Author doesn’t meet the critics: Gilbert Simondon’s On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects — Panelist
Curating (in)security: Unsettling Geographies of Cyberspace (1) — Organizer
Curating (in)security: Unsettling Geographies of Cyberspace (2) — Organizer, Presenter