Expert seminar with Prof. Em. Nina Lykke – recap

On the afternoon of May the 25th, 2021, the Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Remembering, Imagining, and Anticipating Violence (UrbTerr) project team at The University of Birmingham had the wonderful opportunity to virtually meet and engage in posthumanist critical theoretical conversations with Professor Emerita Nina Lykke (Department of Thematic Studies (TEMA) – Gender Studies at … Continue reading “Expert seminar with Prof. Em. Nina Lykke – recap”

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(Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters: Video now online

The captioned video of the (Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters seminar is now online. In this seminar, visual artist Emanuela Cusin (Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (UK)) and philosopher Dr Marietta Radomska (Assistant Professor in Environmental Humanities, Linköping University (SE)) present their artistic and philosophical engagements with the matter(s)—and materialisation—of (bio)art and ecologies of the non/living. You can … Continue reading “(Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters: Video now online”

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Upcoming expert seminar with Prof. Em. Nina Lykke – applications deadline: 15th of May

The Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Remembering, Imagining, and Anticipating Violence (UrbTerr) project team at The University of Birmingham has invited Professor Emerita Nina Lykke (Department of Thematic Studies (TEMA) – Gender Studies at Linköping University, Sweden & UrbTerr advisory panel member) for a project-related expert seminar on her transdisciplinary, posthumanist oeuvre and her Catalyst … Continue reading “Upcoming expert seminar with Prof. Em. Nina Lykke – applications deadline: 15th of May”

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Upcoming event: (Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters: A conversation between visual artist Emanuela Cusin and philosopher Marietta Radomska

Everyone is welcome to join our upcoming research seminar, titled “(Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters: A conversation between visual artist Emanuela Cusin and philosopher Marietta Radomska.” More information about the event and registration details can be found on the following event page created by the University of Birmingham, which you can access by clicking … Continue reading “Upcoming event: (Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters: A conversation between visual artist Emanuela Cusin and philosopher Marietta Radomska”

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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”

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Posthumanities Hub essay publication – “The more-than-human materializations of violence, remembrance, and times of crisis”

The Posthumanities Hub blog recently posted an essay written by the Urban Terrorism-project’s Research Fellow and Hub affiliated researcher, Evelien Geerts. The piece, titled “The more-than-human materializations of violence, remembrance, and times of crisis,” touches upon Geerts’ situated positionality as a transdisciplinary thinker, while zooming in on some of the challenges that arise when researching … Continue reading “Posthumanities Hub essay publication – “The more-than-human materializations of violence, remembrance, and times of crisis””

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The London Bridge attack on 29 November 2019 – remembering what happened and imagining what could be

Today (29 November 2020), exactly one year has passed since two young people were killed at an attack at London Bridge:  Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones. On the first anniversary of the attack, our thoughts are with their friends and family and with everyone else whose life has been turned upside down by the events … Continue reading “The London Bridge attack on 29 November 2019 – remembering what happened and imagining what could be”

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Virtual film screening and Q&A with Aysun Bademsoy, Director of ‘Spuren – Die Opfer des NSU’ (Traces – The NSU victims)

ABOUT THE FILM Between April 2000 and April 2007, eight men with Turkish roots, one man with a Greek background, and one German policewoman were brutally murdered in broad daylight at their workplaces in cities across Germany with the same weapon. In all but one case, police investigations focused on the victims’ suspected links to … Continue reading “Virtual film screening and Q&A with Aysun Bademsoy, Director of ‘Spuren – Die Opfer des NSU’ (Traces – The NSU victims)”

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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”

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