Human Geography, Planning and International Development
Events related to the discipline Human Geography, Planning and International Development
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The State of Cybernetics. The digitization of cities, bodies and communities
What do cities, robots, corporations, political organizations, human bodies, and ecosystems have in common? For the scientists involved in the development of cybernetics from the 1940s to the 1960s, this was all but ...
In this AISSR Great Thinkers edition, Brian Burgoon will introduce and critique the contributions of the Austro-Hungarian Karl Polanyi. Polanyi focused on large-scale social and economic development in deep history, ...
What to do with ‘white working-class’ underachievement? Framing ‘white working-class’ underachievement in post-Brexit England.
15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture
Scrutinizing the recent disproportionate media and political attention provided to the ills of the ‘white working-class’, this article examines the framing of their apparent underachievement in education policy and ...
This event marks the launch of The Urban Commons of Culture, Past & Present, a new online platform for reflection and exchange on how culture and creativity can thrive in cities in an open and inclusive way.
Why we cycle: documentary screening and discussion
20:00 - 21:30 | Event
To the Dutch, cycling is as normal as breathing. They don’t think about it, they just do it. Perhaps the fact that they don’t think about it, is the key to the bicycle’s success. The documentary ‘Why we cycle’ brings ...
From Belonging to Belief: Living Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia
17:00 - 18:30 | Event
How do people in the small post-Soviet town of Bazaar-Korgon, Kyrgyzstan, explore, debate and live Islam? How can insights from fieldwork in the region help us understand practices of religion and secularism, far ...