Thursday, 4 November 2010

FINDING PATHWAYS IN AN AGE OF ANXIETY

We're living in an age of anxiety where politicians, policy makers and the public search for solutions to narrowly-defined problems and risks.

At the recent CRASSH conference, "Challenging Models in the Face of Uncertainty", Melissa Leach, STEPS Centre Director, spoke about how this search for solutions can lead to social injustice. She argues for a greater appreciation of the various kinds of incomplete knowledge, understanding different ways of imagining futures and the "pathways" to get there. The video's online at the CRASSH website.

> Video: Imagining and Negotiating Pathways in an Age of Anxiety and Incomplete Knowledge

> Conference details: Challenging Models in the Face of Uncertainty
> Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)


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