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News and events

Forthcoming Events

Wed
29
Jan

Why cities look the way they do

Why do cities look the way they do? Is it design? Or is it the interaction of largely unconscious processes about which we can do very little? And if the latter, how should we think about our own interactions with cities?

Wed
5
Feb

Narratives of Hope: Science, Theology and Environmental Public Policy

Interdisciplinary collaborations between scientists/technologists, social scientists and philosophers/theologians have revealed deeply submerged yet powerful narratives at work beneath public discourse on controversial technologies.

Wed
19
Feb

Historical denial and right-wing politics in contemporary Japan

This talk, based on a work-in-progress, explores the social, political, and cultural contexts for the successful re-emergence of the nationalist right in Japan over the past quarter-century.

Wed
26
Feb

Uncertainty Work as Ontological Negotiation: Adjudicating Access to Therapy in Clinical Psychology

Across the UK, wide-ranging efforts have been made to enhance citizen access to psychological therapy.

Thu
12
Mar

More-than-human, less-than-human

How in the contemporary moment are notions of human exceptionalism and the natural being challenged and reinforced?

Wed
22
Jul

Spelunking 2020: Games, Cultures, Societies

Conference on gaming, its impact on culture and society and the diverse narratives gaming creates.

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