Evolving Mobilities

The concept of mobilities has been an issue which has been discussed for some time in the pages of interdisciplinary journals such as Environment and Planning, a series of journals which focus on the interface of sociology, philosophy, urban studies and culture. There are, it is obvious, many different kinds of mobility. In Mobilities journal, based at Lancaster University, recent …

An Arcades Project: Brixton

An Arcades Project: Brixton Walter Benjamin, philosopher, cultural theorist, writer and critic wrote about the city through a series of ‘city-scapes’ and ‘urban pen pictures’ – experiments in the representation of the city; a way to represent the momentary and fleeting and contingent. His was a kind of archaeology of the city – its structures of social life, buildings, objects, …