VISIBLE & INVISIBLE: INFRASTRUCTURE & POLITICS OF COHABITATION
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VISIBLE & INVISIBLE: INFRASTRUCTURE & POLITICS OF COHABITATION

Please join faculty and graduate students from Osaka University and University of Toronto for an open workshop in which we explore how attention to infrastructure might guide us to see the complex dynamics among various human and nonhuman beings that constitute the world, opening up new questions about how to live in a world of … Continue reading

Urban Infrastructures and Informal Sovereignties: A Research Project
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Urban Infrastructures and Informal Sovereignties: A Research Project

Ethnography is not the first thing that comes to mind when you hear about urban infrastructures. Infrastructure is more often considered the domain of planners, civil engineers and policy-makers. However, the Sheri Lynn Gibbings’ SSHRC funded project Urban Infrastructures and Informal Sovereignties: Understanding 20th Century Politics uses ethnography as the central methodological approach to uncover … Continue reading

Infrastructures – A social approach
Infrastructures

Infrastructures – A social approach

The Infrastructures Research Group (IRG) is a collection of projects that use ethnography to understand the formal and informal politics that affect global access to urban infrastructures like railroads, water pipes, and electricity. In an ideal world, governments would provide all citizens with access to urban infrastructures in an equal and fair manner. Yet as … Continue reading