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Organising Disaster at Turner Contemporary

Organising Disaster is working in collaboration with Turner Contemporary and with independent curator Francesca Laura Cavallo developing aspects of the exhibition and associated public programme of Risk, an exhibition running from…

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CFP: Repeat! The Logics of Exercises, Trainings, Tests and Rehearsals

The Department of Sociology and the Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process Goldsmiths, University of London 5-7 November 2014 Keynote speaker: Tracy C. Davis (Northwestern University) Organised…

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Organizing Disaster: Big in Japan

Michael Guggenheim will be presenting at the 13th ISA World Congress of Sociology in Yokohama, Japan on July 16th. The paper, co-authored with Joe Deville and Zuzana Hrdlickova, is titled Disaster…


Catastrophic Urbanism: Disaster, Emergency, Cities

On Tuesday May 28th, Joe Deville will be speaking at a workshop at LSE, organised by Austin Zeiderman, alongside Peter Adey, Ben Anderson, Claudia Aradau, Monika Büscher, and Kevin Grove….


Producing legitimacy

On 23rd April 2013, Zuzana Hrdlickova will present a paper at the ‘Producing legitimacy: Governance against the odds’ conference in Cambridge. Her paper titled ‘Concrete governance: shelters and legitimacy’ compares…


Disaster panel at 4S/EASST Copenhagen

On 18th October 2012, Zuzana Hrdlickova from Organizing Disaster team along with Israel Rodríguez-Giralt and Manuel Tironi ran a panel called ‘Disasters – Redesigning Collective Orders’ at the 4S/EASST conference…


Advisory Board Meeting January 2012

In January 2012 the Organizing Disaster research team held their first workshop with academics interested in emergency management. The aim was to share initial findings of the project and generate…


CARR Seminar

Joe Deville and Michael Guggenheim are going to speak at the CARR seminar at LSE on January 29th on: Bunkers and Other Risk Assessments: (Im-)Material Calculations of  Military and Natural…