Tag Archive | Kimberley Peters

Papers sought for Ocean Governance kick-off conference, Bremen March 2017

For about a year now, I’ve been working with an international consortium, based out of the University of Bremen, on a European Union COST Action to explore futures for ocean governance. Kimberley Peters and I, co-convenors of the seabed section of the initiative, are soliciting papers for the kick-off conference, to be held March 6-8 […]

Wet Geographies panels at upcoming RGS meeting

There will be a veritable cascade of ‘Wet Geography’ panels at next week’s Royal Geographical Society meeting in Exeter. Over the course of three days, participants will be exploring our watery world from (at least) three different perspectives.

‘A Wet World’ published on Society & Space open site; ‘Wet Ontologies’ made open-access

Complementing the recent publication of ‘Wet Ontologies, Fluid Spaces: Giving Depth to Volume through Oceanic Thinking’ in Environment and Planning D (Society & Space), a companion autoethnographic photo-essay, ‘A Wet World: Rethinking Place, Territory, and Time’, has now been published on the Society & Space open site. Like ‘Wet Ontologies’, ‘A Wet World’ was written […]

Jones Beach!

When flying into New York earlier this week, I was thrilled to find myself looking out the window at Long Island’s Jones Beach State Park. It so happens that Jones Beach, together with the seafronts at Aberystwyth and Tynemouth (along with the beaches of Lorain (Ohio), Santa Cruz (California), and St. George Island (Florida)) set […]

In the Oceans Room….

I’ve had an inspiring two weeks, first joining my colleague Noam Leshem, two PhD students, and 32 incredibly bright, eager, and engaged undergraduates on a week-long exploration of Territory & Geopolitics in Jerusalem. I came back with a tan, sleep deprivation, fantastic memories, a really tacky falafel refrigerator magnet (thanks for the gift, students), and […]

Wet Ontologies @ Goldsmiths

This Thursday, 5 February, I’ll be presenting an expanded version of the ‘Wet Ontologies’ work I’ve been writing on with Kimberley Peters. The talk will be part of the ‘Critical Environments’ lecture series sponsored by Goldsmiths Department of Visual Cultures. The talk is open to the public, and more details can be found at the […]

‘Wet Matter’ Issue of Harvard Design Magazine Published

Harvard Design Magazine has just released its Fall/Winter 2014 issue on Wet Matter. I’ve only seen the parts that are available free on the website, but from these pieces, and from the table of contents, it looks like the issue is a major intervention that integrates a range of perspectives on the encountered materialities of […]