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Conservation Research Institute


Anaesthetic Geographies

David Bissell, University of Melbourne

20:00, Wednesday 24 February

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David Bissell is Associate Professor and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Geography at the University of Melbourne. David is a cultural geographer who undertakes qualitative research on mobile lives and technological futures. His current and recent projects explore the impact of digital on-demand mobile work on cities; how automation is changing workplaces; and how households respond to mobile work practices. He is author of Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities (MIT Press, 2018), and co-editor of Negative Geographies: Exploring the Politics of Limits (U Nebraska Press, 2021), The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities (2014), and Stillness in a Mobile World(Routledge, 2011). He is Managing Editor of Social & Cultural Geography and Steering Committee Chair for AusMob, the Australian Mobilities Research Network.

Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 - 20:00