SKAPE seminar: The financial ontology of the anthropocene: a provocation
We are excited to welcome Julius Kob (University of Edinburgh) for our final talk in this semester’s SKAPE seminar series.
Who Will Cook for Joseph? Difficult Kinship, Ambivalent Mobilities, and Uncertain Devotions in the Central Philippines
This seminar recounts a key aspect of the tragedy of social mobility in post-1945 Philippines: how it’s endangered some children’s ability to repay their parents in later life.
Projecting sovereignty 'not yet': On the political potency of photography in Kurdistan
Join guest speaker Dr Marlene Schäfers for an exploration of the significance of photos of fallen guerrilla fighters for Kurdish liberation.
Book launch: The Invisible Palestinians by Andreas Hackl
Join us for the launch of a new book - The Invisible Palestinians - by social anthropologist Andreas Hackl, which uncovers the hidden lives and struggles of Palestinians in Jewish Israeli Tel Aviv.
A-Model: Model Assemblages, A-Contextual Data, and Organism Agnosticism
Cancelled: 'End the bloody projects!' - Learning liberation pedagogy and progress with permaculture youth camps in Timor-Leste
This event has been cancelled due to industrial action.
SKAPE Covid Roundtable II: The status of evidence in non-pharmaceutical interventions
We look forward to hosting the second panel discussion in our SKAPE roundtable series on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discussions that Divide: Selective Avoidance and Uncivil Conversations on Facebook and WhatsApp
This event, with Patricia Rossini of the University of Glasgow, is part of the Politics in Contested Times Seminar Series.
Smart Cities and African Urbanism: Through the Lens of Nairobi, Kenya
Book launch: No Other Planet - Utopian Visions for a Climate-Changed World
Close to Home: Reflections on Lockdown in the Lothians
This exhibit will showcase a range of audio and video contributions to the Lothian Diaries Project, giving us a chance to stop and to reflect on all the different ways we experienced the COVID-19 lockdowns across our community.
Guantanamo's Legacy: From a Legal Black Hole to a Battleground in the Fight
Lisa Hajjar will discuss her new book, "The War in Court: Inside the Long Fight against Torture", with a particular focus on the legal battles over the treatment of people detained at Guantanamo. Hajjar will explain why hundreds of legal professionals were galvanised to defend the rule of law that was upended by the torture policy and enlisted in what turned into a war in court.