Tuesday, August 29, 2006



Lancaster University UK - 29 & 30 September 2006

Confirmed Speakers:

Gillian Fuller, University of New South Wales
Ross Harley, University of New South Wales
Sven Kesselring, University of Munich
Rob Kitchin, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Claus Lassen, Aalborg University
David Pascoe, University of Glasgow
Peter Peters, University Maastricht
Frank Witlox, Ghent University,
plus art and film installations

This Air Time-Spaces Workshop is intended to be a substantial contribution to a cosmopolitan perspective within mobility research. Issues of theory and especially methods will be highlighted since research techniques will have to be as 'mobile' as the passengers, the staff, the security instruments, baggage, and the gleaming, cheap airplanes. Workshop topics include: airports and passenger terminals, air travel operations, air-travel and world cities, air travel and cyberspace, helicopter travel, plus debates on theory and methodology of research on air time-spaces.

The Workshop is organised by the Centre for Mobilities Research, Lancaster, and the CosMobilities Network. It will be held in the new state-of-the-art Institute for Advanced Studies, County College South at Lancaster University commencing at 10.30 am on 29 September and ending at 4.30pm on 30 September. Numbers will be restricted to a maximum of 50 so as to facilitate debate.

The cost for the 2 days will be £75 to include all meeting costs, meals (including workshop dinner on the 29th) and tea/coffee. Overnight accommodation is available at cost on campus. Please contact Pennie Drinkall if you would like to attend - p.drinkall@lancaster.ac.uk . Unfortunately, Saturday 30 September is the start of our academic year and there is no accommodation available in university guest rooms. Should you need to stay on Saturday night please book your alternative accommodation very soon (see list attached to the registration form). Pennie can also help you with this.

Registration Form here

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