1972. Bangladesh is a new state emerging out of a national liberation war and a cyclone. Inspired by the Green Revolution, UNICEF undertook a major public health engineering project, drilling millions of hand pumps aimed at providing safe drinking water, and over subsequent years sinking private tube wells became normative practice. Although considered a major humanitarian success, it exposed a significant part of the population to ground water aquifers rich in arsenic.
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To be involved in politics without aspiring to govern, governed by the best leaders, or abolish the institutions of government: such are the constraints that delineate the field of nongovernmental politics.
19 April 2013
ICA Cinema 1, London
Current conflicts over territory and resources bring to the fore the importance of spatial and material evidence to the resolution of legal and political disputes. The seminar Devils Advocate in CRA sets out to interrogate such presentation of evidence in diverse and often contradictory political and legal forums. Its goal is to think the articulation of expert evidence and documentation with legal advocacy, towards a pragmatics of intervention through law, while at the same time questioning the limits of law itself as a political tool.
Centre for Research Architecture
March 5 2013 2-4 pm
This talk will explore how Clark represents the experience of control and detention in the hidden prisons of the War on Terror.
Focussing on his books 'Guantanamo: If The Light Goes Out' and 'Control Order House' he will discuss how he combines photography of architecture, space and objects with found material, to evoke wider ideas of shared experience and humanity.
RT3 January 25 – 26, 2013
Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths | London School of Economics and Political Science (detailed program and participants'bios in the right column)
In June 2011, following the death of over 2000 migrants trying to reach Italian coasts from North Africa the migrants rights organization against NATO-EU-Frontex for non-assistance to mirgrants in the Mediterranean sea.
Guest architect Teddy Cruz on the question “Where is our collective imagination?”
Moderator/ respondent Adrian Lahoud
Ian Guillard Theatre, Whitehead Building,
Thursday, May 31 2012 5-7pm
PHD ROUNDTABLE SEMINAR JUNE 1-2 2012 LONDON
THE POLITICAL EQUATOR: BORDER PRACTICES FROM TIJUANA TO BEIRUT
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