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Video from Workshop 1

The video of James Fleming from workshop 1 is now available online

Flyer for 'Fixing the Sky', James Fleming

Historicising Climate

Workshop Two "Historicising Climate"  - March 16th 2011

Programme now available

Workshop Two

Workshop Two "HIstoricisng climate" will be held at the Royal Geographical Society (with the IBG) on March 16th.

Confirmed speakers include David Livingstone, Jan Golinski, Simon Naylor, Cerys Jones, Alexander Hall, George Adamson, Vladimir Jankovic, Michael Hebbert, Anna Carlsson-Hyslop and Javier Caletrio Garcera



Workshop One “Reculturing Climate”


3rd December

Machicado Suite, Willoughby Hall of Residence, University of Nottingham


9.30am  welcome and registration (tea and coffee)

9.50  Introduction to the Cultural Spaces of Climate Network and the Workshops


Session One: Plenary


*10.15- 11.15  *James Fleming (Colby College, Maine) What Counts as Knowledge? The Historical Spaces of Klima


Discussant Sam Randalls (UCL)


15 minute break + refreshments



Session Two


11.30 Joe Smith (Open University) ‘It’s not our job to save the world’: The cultural politics of climate change in the broadcast media 

12.00  Brigitte Nerlich (University of Nottingham) ‘Low carbon’ metals, markets and metaphors: The creation of economic expectations about climate change mitigation





12.45-1.30: Lunch



Session Three


1.30 John Thornes (University of Birmingham) Cultural climatology and the visual representation of weather, climate and climate change

2.00 Adam Trexler (University of Exeter) The Cultural Project of Climate Change: Fiction, History, and Critique

2.30 David Matless (University of Nottingham) The 1938 Norfolk Sea Floods: the cultural spaces of documentary (+ film)




15 minute break + refreshments



Session Four


3.45 Russell Hitchings (UCL) Climate change and coats

4.15. Renata Tyszczuk (University of Sheffield)  'Climate futures: to-ings and fro-ings'



5.15 Final Comments/ Next steps



Confirmed speakers for Workshop One

James Roger Fleming, John Thornes, Sam Randalls, Joe Smith, David Matless, Adam Trexler, Russell Hitchings, Brigitte Nerlich. Programme/ schedule of talks to follow.

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