Object Politics: Remembering Vietnam at the US-Mexico Border Wall

Verdon Smith Room Royal Fort House, Bristol, Bristol

A multi-disciplinary seminar with Professor Victoria Hattam exploring politics, migration, mobility, visual culture, design and materiality.   Drawing on photographic and historical research, Victoria Hattam considers links between the US war in Vietnam and construction of a border wall in the United States. Portable helicopter landing mats used in Vietnam were sent back to the […]

Looking Sideways: Policy Silos and De-Siloing

Hepple Lecture Theatre School of Geographical Sciences, University Road, Bristol

An interactive workshop with Victoria Hattam and Bridget Anderson examining the origins and politics of policy silos and how to think beyond them.   For some time now, scholars have examined the formation of policy silos across a number of domains documenting the ways that lines of demarcation are themselves deeply political. Commonly held distinctions […]