Delirium at Halftime: The real excess of the imaginary

Ollie Dawson reflects on his first year on the MSc Society & Space course and looks at the philosopher who has had biggest impact on his thinking so far – Giles Deleuze. It took me twelve years to find my way from undergraduate study in literature to post-graduate study in the social sciences. I flirtedContinue reading “Delirium at Halftime: The real excess of the imaginary”

Exploring the Affective (After)Lives of Digital Archives

By Alistair Anderson, Current MSc Society and Space Student The archive is the quintessential arena of historical research, and for the compulsory ‘Experimental Methods’ unit I interrogated the use of digital archives as fields of affective materials. Specifically, my project focussed on the extinct thylacine (Thylacinus cynacephalus) as a theme around which the materials inContinue reading “Exploring the Affective (After)Lives of Digital Archives”

In Pursuit of Wildness: Maps, sounds and photos

As part of the Experimental methods module, a compulsory module on the Society and Space course, I explored how we could better understand wildness as an affective structure rather than an empirical object for investigation. It also sought to find new ways of telling through the process of journeying. By Emma Manion.