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 The workshop is being organised as part of an ESRC seminar series on ‘Austere Futures’ led by Beckie Coleman at Goldsmiths;

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

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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