Atmospheres (July 2015, Manchester UK)

1-2 July 2015
Location: University of Manchester, UK
Website: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/morgancentre/events/atmospheres/call/
Deadline for submissions: 12 January 2015

Atmospheres play a significant role in, and add an important quality to, our intimate, domestic and public lives, yet are often overlooked in social research, not least because of the methodological challenges involved in capturing them.

In this major conference celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Morgan Centre, we will be using the theme of atmospheres as our starting point for interdisciplinary dialogue.

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Deadline Extended to 31 August 2014! for Call for Abstracts: Designing Experience Conference (Hong Kong, November 2014)

DE-Banner-Web-3Dates: 27-29 November 2014
Location: Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Website: http://experiencedesign.hk/designing-experience-conference/
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 17 August 2014 31 August 2014.

At the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, we investigate current practice and scholarship in the new field of ‘experience design’. We now wish to expand our explorations by inviting a wider circle of practitioners and scholars to enquire into the ways in which slippery notions of ‘experience’ are shared, commodified, theorized and politicized across the spectrum of contemporary visual arts at an international, interdisciplinary conference to be held in Hong Kong from 27 to 29 November 2014 in association with Hong Kong’s Business of Design Week (BoDW 2014).

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