Governing Emergencies workshop – Emergency and Disaster Publics

We’re pleased to announce details of the second Governing Emergencies workshop on Emergency and Disaster Publics. It will take place in Rotterdam on the 4th and 5th June 2015. For the first day of the workshop, we will visit the Watersnoodmuseum in Ouwerkerk. The museum commemorates a flood event of 1953 in which over 1,800 people died. The museum is organised in the concrete caissons that were used to close the openings in the dykes during the floods. Continue reading

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Seeing resilience like a state – Kevin Grove

Kevin Grove’s engaging photo-essay about community disaster plans from his fieldwork in Trinityville, Jamaica, available from the Society and Space open site.

Seeing resilience like a state – Kevin Grove.