Monthly Archives: November 2009

CPH:Dox Border Documents

I need to find some time to write something up about our CPH:DOX Border Documents event (AHRC Beyond Text: Creativity Beyond Borders Network event #3)… It was great fun, though we were decimated by various illnesses (Mette, Frederik, Mary Claire … Continue reading

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Workshop for PhDs at QM – 4 Dec 2009

Queen Mary and Goldsmiths PhD Master Class – “Consensus is Oppression: Creating Conflictive Democracy through Global Movement Networks” – Friday, December 4th 2009, 1.30 – 3.30 pm, Room 4.08, School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London. – Democratic rhetoric … Continue reading

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Beyond Borders: London and Gothenburg… (to come)

Hi all I mean ‘all’ on the Beyond Text: Creativity Beyond Borders network (plus anyone who wants to chip in): After a very successful meeting in Copenhagen (write ups pending here) we’ve been thinking a little in advance of our next … Continue reading

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To Gaza with Love – 6pm Goldsmiths Cinema, Monday 30 Nov 2009

The true story a rag-tag team of international peace activists aboard two fishing boats, who decided to take on the might of the Israeli military and break the siege of Gaza. Refusing to be intimidated, only one thing could stop … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY 2 DECEMBER: AGAINST THE POINTS-BASED VISA SYSTEM IN UNIVERSITIES

Goldsmiths UCU and Goldsmiths Students Union Open Meeting The new ‘points based’ new immigration rules represent a serious threat to campus democracy and freedom of speech. They require non-EU students and staff to have biometric ID cards, involve checks on … Continue reading

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Proposal for presentation in Kolkata – 15 December 2009 at the Cultural Preservation Workshop

Preserves Takes More than Standard Time: Internationalism, Corporate Citizenship, and Security Fear – John Hutnyk I am wondering if preservation-talk is confined to certain areas and domains and should be either expanded or done away with. This is not just a two-part provocation, but in … Continue reading

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Crash Course in Australian 1970s music

First band I went to see was Skyhooks, though apparently I was taken to Sunbury Festival, but I do not remember (first international act I saw was Deep Purple, followed soon after by the Sweet). Anyway, Australia had some fine … Continue reading

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