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10th July, 2019

Generating New Perspectives on ‘Mobility’: Problems and Paradoxes of Interdisciplinary Practice

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10th July, 2019
11:00 -
Drysdale Building
City, University of London
Northampton Square

How do concepts and practices of mobility and mobilities ‘travel’ across the disciplines of humanities and social sciences?

What language(s) do academics, students, practitioners use when discussing such wide-ranging ideas in their everyday work and social worlds? And to what extent are we discussing the same things when we use the term ‘mobility’?

These questions, and others, are the focus of the symposium, which aims to foster a critically-informed and vigorous cross-fertilization of the dynamic concept of ‘mobility’ as it works within and across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

Through discussing what conceptual, practical, and theoretical work ‘mobility’ does within the academy, cultural sector, and policy we will address how the concept is put to work or stretched beyond its usefulness.

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