Conferences and Workshops

Philosophy at Play Conference

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on February 10, 2013 - 6:57am
An inter-disciplinary conference on philosophical aspects of play
9-10 April 2013
University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, GL2 9HW

"Philosophy at play?"
Play, players, and being at, in or out of play, have been concepts for philosophical debate in the ancient, modern and contemporary eras. The significance of play within ethical, existential and metaphysical philosophies is well-established, yet rarely are the names or work of key thinkers evident in policy or practitioner discussions about play.

Touring Consumption 2013

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on January 27, 2013 - 9:39pm
Touring in terms of travel, tourism or varying aspects of mobilities contribute substantially to particular conventions and rituals of consumer practices, especially with an eye towards the enactment of scripts. However, touring consumption delineates a kind of performance that is not only reproduced, but is productive and emergent in its own right.