About this project

Since 2004, public spaces in European cities have been hit by more than ten major terrorist attacks, killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands. Whilst trying to come to terms with recent acts of urban terrorism, governments, security agencies, and local communities are bracing themselves for further attacks. UrbTerr will offer the first in-depth comparative … Continue reading “About this project”

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The Challenges and Pleasures of Working with New Feminist Materialist Theories (8 May 2020)

This workshop sought to offer a friendly and supportive discussion platform for researchers and practicioners with an interest in feminist new materialist theories and the work of Karen Barad in particular. We started with an informal lecture by Dr Magdalena Górska (Assistant Professor at the Graduate Gender Program, Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht … Continue reading “The Challenges and Pleasures of Working with New Feminist Materialist Theories (8 May 2020)”

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(In)security – Call for Artist Researchers

We are delighted to invite applications from artists to work alongside academics from Humanities, Engineering and Social Sciences to develop projects that critically examine counter-terrorism security measures in Birmingham and experiment with alternative notions of safety. Find out more at the (In)security – Critical Explorations event at STEAMhouse, 6–8pm, Wednesday 22 January, 2020. Info and … Continue reading “(In)security – Call for Artist Researchers”

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