Conference announcement and call for submissions: Remembering/Imagining Terror in Europe

“Remembering/Imagining Terror in Europe”, the UrbTerr team’s next conference event, will take place at the University of Birmingham between the 14th and 16th of September, 2022. The call for submissions is now open, and the full document can be downloaded here. Please note: the CfP deadline has now been extended, and the final date for … Continue reading “Conference announcement and call for submissions: Remembering/Imagining Terror in Europe”

Research Seminar announcement: Researching Atmospheres of Urban Counter-Terrorism with Katharina Ciax

Researching Atmospheres of Urban Counter-Terrorism: Methods and Approaches to Capture the In-Between The UrbTerr team is pleased to announce our next expert seminar, in conversation with research fellow Katharina Ciax (University of Jena, Germany), which will take place on April 5th at 2pm GMT.  While the technological and infrastructural securitisation of urban spaces has been … Continue reading “Research Seminar announcement: Researching Atmospheres of Urban Counter-Terrorism with Katharina Ciax”

Upcoming event: expert seminar with Prof. Susanne Krasmann, applications deadline 21st of June

Following our successful expert seminar with Prof. Em. Nina Lykke last month, the UrbTerr project team has invited Professor Susanne Krasmann (Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Criminological Research, University of Hamburg & UrbTerr advisory panel member) for a project-related expert seminar on her current work on architecture in the anthropocene and ‘situational awareness’. … Continue reading “Upcoming event: expert seminar with Prof. Susanne Krasmann, applications deadline 21st of June”

Virtual Exhibition: It Might Be Nothing, But It Could Be Something

Tamara Kametani: Failed Monuments The UrbTerr research team and Eastside Projects are delighted to announce that our collaborative (In)Security exhibition has now launched as an online gallery with Stream. The various projects that make up the It Might Be Nothing, But It Could Be Something exhibition constitute a multi-disciplinary approach to questions of (in)security and terrorism … Continue reading “Virtual Exhibition: It Might Be Nothing, But It Could Be Something”

Eastside Projects Collaboration: (In)security Artist Q&A

A few months on from the inception of (In)security, our collaboration with Digbeth’s Eastside Projects gallery, we spoke to a few of the participating artists, asking a few questions in order to better understand both their projects and their own perception of urban insecurity. Below are the artists’ insights, including a couple of early images … Continue reading “Eastside Projects Collaboration: (In)security Artist Q&A”

Eastside Projects Artist Collaboration

  Who do we think of as a threat? How do we perceive our public spaces? How might everyday objects become weapons? Why are some kinds of violence labelled as “terrorism” and others not? How do we think about terrorism and security, and how might art change our perspectives? In partnership with Eastside Projects gallery … Continue reading “Eastside Projects Artist Collaboration”