Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics

Infrastructures for Troubled Times Symposium – afterthoughts

A day of questions, conversations, and creative interventions On June 6th, an interdisciplinary group of early career researchers and doctoral students were invited to join a one-day symposium at 68 Middle Street in Brighton. The event focused on questions of how to research infrastructures in troubled times. After some informal introductions, Derek McCormack, University of…

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Virtual Reality and Heritage – SECP/Wired Sussex Meetup

On 18th May 2018 Wired Sussex held their 13th VR Meetup in the Fusebox, and the evening was sponsored by SECP. Centre member Abigail Wincott spoke about a new research project to explore the potential of sound-only virtual/mixed reality for heritage applications. A number of practitioners were excited by the idea of working in sound,…

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Sound Reasoning: Student Masterclass & a Public Talk

Sound Reasoning: a journey through the soundscapes and landscapes of Britain’s Reggae Sound Systems. Two seminars hosted by the Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics Tuesday 15 May 2018 University of Brighton, Room 102, Edward Street (City Campus) With Jessus James Augustus – Sir Coxsone Outernational Sound System Engineer, Designer and Record Producer, 1979 to…

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The Empathy Machine: Virtual reality, iAnimal and the techno-biopolitics of witnessing

Research Seminar Wed 13 December 2017 12:00 – 13:30 GMT Watts Building, Room 509 Brighton BN2 4GJ Lewes Road Brighton BN2 4GJ The Empathy Machine: Virtual reality, iAnimal and the techno-biopolitics of witnessing Professor Michael Goodman, University of Reading – Visiting Fellow, Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics New techno-social devices are allowing individuals…

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