How does the mobilities turn suggest new ways of being?

For this assessment, you are required to submit a) An audio recording of a presentation (no more than 5 mins in length) AND b) A power point presentation to accompany the audio presentation.

Assignment Topics
How does the mobilities turn suggest new ways of being? The mobilities paradigm
claims to incorporate new ways of theorising about how increased levels and new
forms of mobility lie at the centre of constellations of power, the creation of
identities and the micro geographies of everyday life”, to quote Tim Cresswell (2011, p.
551). What does this mean and how can a paradigm (a trope for framing research)
contribute to changing sociocultural values? Consider concepts that may be affected
and use examples in order to explore these ideas.

UN International Organization for Migration (2019), World Migration Report 2020, Geneva: IOM, Available at: [Accessed: 7 March 2020].
We are interested in pp. 3-7, 19-23.

Anon, ‘Being Foreign: The Others’ (17 December 2009), The Economist, Available at: (Accessed 7 January 2021).

Cohen, S.A., Duncan, T. & Thulemark, M. (2015), ‘Lifestyle mobilities: The crossroads of travel, leisure and migration’, Mobilities 10(1):155-172.
Also available at: [Accessed 7 March 2020]

      Reading 1 – on Omran Daqneesh
Barnard, A. and Saad, H., ‘One Photo of a Syrian Child Caught the World’s Attention. These 7 Went Unnoticed’ (12 August 2016), The New York Times. Available at: [Accessed: 13 March 2020].
      Reading 2 – on Aylan Kurdi
Barnard, A. and Shoumali, K., ‘Image of Drowned Syrian, Aylan Kurdi, 3, Brings Migrant Crisis Into Focus’ (3 September 2015), The New York Times. Available at: [Accessed: 12 March 2021].
      Video 1 – on open-source journalism
‘The science and the art of open-source journalism’ (4 January 2020), Aljazeera. Available at: [Accessed: 12 March 2021].
      Video 2 – on open journalism
Rusbridger, A. ‘On Open Journalism’ (29 February 2012), The Guardian. Available at: [Accessed: 12 March 2021].

    Salazar, N. (2012), ‘Imaginative Technologies of (Im)mobility at the “End of the World”‘, in Vannini, P et al (eds), Technologies of Mobility in the Americas, Oxford: Peter Lang, pp. 238-254.
Also available at (accessed 19 March 2021).
      Reading 2 (online article) – on Continuous City
Blankenship, M. (2008), ‘Online, Onstage: Interfacing With the World’, The New York Times, Available at (Accessed 19 March 2020).
      Reading 3 (journal article) – on Jet Lag
Chalmers, J. (1999), ‘A Conversation about Jet Lag’, Performance Research 4(2), pp. 57-60. Available at (Accessed 19 March 2021).
    Lazreg, H. B. and Garnaoui, W., ‘The paradoxes of immobility: COVID-19 and the unsettling of borders’ (24 April 2020), ABC. Available at: [Accessed: 25 April 2020].
      Reading 2
Cohen, R., ‘Coronavirus puts class dimensions of mobility into sharp focus’ (14 April 2020), The Conversation. Available at: [Accessed: 25 April 2020].

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