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‘Pour votre tranquillité’ article now early online

I’ve just spotted that the article I co-wrote with Peter Adey, Laure Brayer, Damien Masson, Patrick Murphy and Nicolas Tixier for Geoforum is now early online. The article can be accessed here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718513001140 I’m not sure when it will be fully … Continue reading

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Ambiances and Atmospheres in Translation conference audio online

The audio recordings of our ‘Ambiances and Atmospheres in Translation’ event from February are now available online. This includes audio of each presentation and the discussion that took place between our three ‘observers’ and those who came along. To access … Continue reading

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New Paper accepted to Geoforum: ‘Pour votre tranquillité’: ambiance, atmosphere, and surveillance

I was very pleased to learn earlier this week that our paper, ‘Pour votre tranquillité’: ambiance, atmosphere, and surveillance, has been accepted to Geoforum as part of a themed issue on ‘New Geographies of Surveillance’. The paper was co-written by myself, … Continue reading

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RGS-IBG 2013: Ambiance and Atmospheres: Encountering New Material Frontiers

I’m very happy to be able to announce the details of the RGS-IBG sessions I am co-organizing with Peter Adey (RHUL) and Damien Masson (Cergy-Pontoise) this year. We have 3 sessions in the programme, 2 sponsored by the HPGRG and … Continue reading

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Conference event: Ambiances and Atmospheres in Translation, London (Feb 25th-27th)

Next week I’ll be at our conference/event ‘Ambiances and Atmospheres in Translation’. This has been put together by Peter Adey, Damien Masson, Rachel Thomas and myself and emerges from our ongoing collaborative project on the ‘Spatial Enigmas of Contemporary Urban … Continue reading

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New Paper out in Environment and Planning A: Ecologies of Experience

My paper ‘Ecologies of experience’ is now out in Environment and Planning A.  Full reference details are: Simpson, P. (2013) ‘Ecologies of experience: Materiality, sociality, and the embodied experience of (street) performing’. Environment and Planning A 45(1) pp. 180-196. DOI:10.1068/a4566 This paper was quite … Continue reading

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‘Creating worlds’ event

I’ve been invited to speak at this event (details below). I’ll be speaking in the ‘Spatiality and Affect’ roundtable and looks like there’s going to be some really interesting people in attendance…     Creating worlds: The affective spaces of … Continue reading

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