CeMoRe Annual Research Day 2009
Date: 27 May 2009 Time: 09.30 - 5.00pm
The next annual CeMoRe research day will take place on Wednesday May 27th 2009 Bowland North SR10 from 09.30. For those of you who have not been involved before, this is an opportunity for Lancaster researchers, working on any aspects of mobilities research, to present short papers, make new contacts and develop fresh ideas. We encourage contributions from all parts of the university and welcome papers that report work in progress, present new ideas or summarise recently-completed projects.
More information about the scope of CeMoRe is at: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/cemore/
I look forward to hearing from you.
CeMoRe Research Day: Wednesday 27th May 2009, Bowland North Seminar Room 10
9.30: Coffee and registration
9.45 - 11.00:
Session 1: Mobility, care and careers.
Hannah Morgan, (Applied Social Science/ CeDR (Centre for Disability Research)) Disabled careers? Mobility, 'stickiness' and motility in academic career progression.
Maggie Mort and Celia Roberts (Sociology/Institute for Health Research) Mobilising care: older people, work and new technologies
Jamie O'Brien (Mobilities Lab) Mobility Imagined: the Affordances of Virtual Environments for Skills Training After Stroke
Session 2: Everyday travel.
Griet Scheldeman and Dave Horton (Lancaster Environment Centre) Understanding Walking and Cycling
David Tyfield (IAS) China - with or without the car?
Session 3: Mobile arts
Brian Baker, (English and Creative Writing) The aesthetic of total mobilisation in Casino Royale (2006)
Jen Southern (Sociology) Lines of Flight: Place-making in motion
Session 4: Mobile economies
Viv Cuthill (Sociology) Global Welcome? Migrant workers, service cultures, tourist places
Ödül Bozkurt (OWT) [provisional] Mobile Boundaries of the "National" in the Multinational Corporate Workplace
Laura Watts (Sociology) Liminal Futures
Tim Dant (Sociology) Moving Stuff: Freight, parcels, packages and bundles
Session 5: Guest seminar
Eric Laurier (Geography, Edinburgh University)
'Caring in Cars'5.00: Closing remarks followed by a 'drink and nice nibbles' reception to be held in Sociology's NorthKitchen ALL presenters and attendees welcome
Event website: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/cemore/
Who can attend: Internal
Associated staff: Brian Baker (English and Creative Writing), Viv Cuthill (Sociology), Tim Dant (Sociology), Hannah Morgan (Applied Social Science), Maggie Mort, Colin Pooley (Lancaster Environment Centre LEC), Celia Roberts, David Tyfield (Sociology), John Urry (Sociology), Laura Watts
Organising departments and research centres: Applied Social Science, Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), English and Creative Writing, Geography, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Organisation, Work and Technology, Sociology
Keywords: China, communication, Computing, Disability and widening access, Disability studies, Disadvantage, Medical sociology, Migration, Migration and diaspora, Mobilities, Travel