Austerity and Crisis/Emergency

A fantastic sounding workshop on Austerity and Crisis/Emergency – i think crisis and emergency aren’t meant to be interchangeable – at Durham in June.

Governing Emergencies

Initial details of a workshop at Durham on ‘Austerity and Emergency/Crisis’. It’s not formally part of the network, but obviously linked. If anyone is interested in attending or contributing then please get in contact with ben.anderson@durham.ac.uk. The workshop is being organised as part of an ESRC seminar series on ‘Austere Futures’ led by Beckie Coleman at Goldsmiths;
http://www.austerityfutures.org.uk/events/

Austerity and Crisis/Emergency
Department of Geography, Durham University
30th June 2014
11.00-18.00

The fifth seminar in the ESRC seminar series on ‘Austerity Futures: Imagining and Materialising the Future in an ‘Age of Austerity’’ will hone in on the relation between austerity and crisis and emergency – where crisis and emergency are understood as both material and affective conditions lived unevenly and as specific ways of rendering events and situations governable. A range of recent work has mapped how austerity emerged, or was returned to and reconfigured, in the midst of a translation…

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