Territorial Bodies: World Culture in Crisis – University of Warwick, 25 February 2023 [registration now open]

Registration is now open – Territorial Bodies, Warwick, 25 February 2023 – https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/hrc/confs/territorialbodies/

Progressive Geographies

Territorial Bodies: World Culture in Crisis

Saturday 25th February 2023, University of Warwick

[update: registration now open]

Keynote Addresses:

Dr. Lauren Wilcox, University of Cambridge

Prof. Kathryn Yusoff, Queen Mary University London

Call for Papers now available

In his discussion of the socio-ecological crisis of capitalism, Jason Moore dismisses the theoretical tendency to describe ‘twin’ social and environmental crises, arguing that ‘these are in fact a singular process of transformation that today we call a crisis’ (2011: 136). In order to interrogate the singular socio-ecological crisis further, this conference proposes ‘territorial bodies’ as a critical framework for readings of contemporary world culture, synthesising interdisciplinary approaches to embodiment and violence studies. It considers how the ‘territorial body’ offers an analytical tool for addressing urgent social, ecological, and political challenges, from ecological breakdown to the rise of statelessness, to violence against women and racial exploitation. Key questions include:

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1 Response to Territorial Bodies: World Culture in Crisis – University of Warwick, 25 February 2023 [registration now open]

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