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What are the alternatives to the personal vehicle in Greater Paris?
Living a maximum of 30 minutes from work: the hypothesis of a "coherent city"
A child’s education: the hidden challenge for mobile families
Is mobility the answer to poverty ?
Motility and viscosity: a new understanding of mobility for better policy making
Questioning art and social science crossovers
The future of cars: triumph or decline?
Living environments and leisure mobility: challenging the compact city
Multi-Level Perspective and Theories of Practice: a mistaken controversy?
The Hypothesis of the Mobility Transition
New Mobilities Regimes in Art and Social Sciences - by Suzanne Witzgall, Gerlinde Vogl and Sven Kesserlig
The Dynamics of Social Practice: Everyday Life and how it Changes - by Elizabeth Shove, Mika Pantzar and Matt Watson
Mobilization is the action by which individuals are called upon to gather in the public space for a concerted [...]
Zygmunt Bauman (1925 - 2017) was one of the greatest social theorists and public intellectuals of the late [...]
The mobilities paradigm is a way of seeing the world that is sensitive to the role of movement in ordering [...]
Mobility in China: A Chinese View of 50 Years of Acceleration
Ending automobile dependence (periruban and rural mobility)
Bioregion Ile-de-France 2050
Lifestyles and desired mobilities: laying the foundations for tomorrow
Ne pas dépasser la ligne !
Slices of (mobile) life
MOBILITY IN CHINA : FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE WEST?
Virtuous mobility: the advantages of the dense city challenged?
Lifestyle and Mobility : what aspirations for the future ?
Artistic Lab opens its doors with photographer Sylvie Bonnot
Conference: Which post-oil mobilities?
Que peut apporter l'art sur les études de la mobilité ?
As part of the Mobility in China: A Chinese View of 50 Years of Acceleration project the Sinapolis Research Agency submitted a body of 82 photographs to Chinese citizens to elicit their perspectives on 50 years of mobility development. The respondents commented on five to nine photographs of their choice, which served as the starting point for a sociological interview.
Since 2015, Ai Weiwei has been conducting a large-scale project to document the situation of refugees. It was in this context that the Forum asked him to pay particular attention to the way they use their smartphones and how this conditions their mobility. Discover Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's photos and videos, as well as an analysis by the mobility sociologist Mimi Sheller.
For one month in late 2015, at Ermont-Eaubonne railway station in Ile-de-France, travelers became part of a surprising experiment: an installation composed of hourglasses that reacted to their movements, inviting travelers to take a break in their daily commute to consider the acceleration of daily life. A look at Texel, an experimental project at the crossroads of interactive art and the humanities.
Artist Swann Thommen recorded the sounds of a typical day for six inhabitants of Zurich and Geneva living in downtown or peri-urban areas. He also equipped with a GPS system in order to track their movements. From this were born six six-minute montages, as well as a set of maps, charts and diagrams that visually and acoustically reveal a variety of mobile lifestyles.
Indian photographer Ishan Tankha has twice ridden alongside travellers on the railway line linking Mumbai, one of the planet's most populated megacities ...
Ferjeux van der Stigghel spent several years travelling around France with “neo-nomads,” photographing these invisible members of society who, outside of the Gypsy or Romani traditions, abandon sedentary living for mobile habitats. A futur lifestyle ? This virtual exhibition is set within a Mobile Lives Forum research project which you can find here : NoLand’s man.
Setting out from Moscow for a slow journey aboard the Trans-Siberian, photographer Sylvie Bonnot travels to Tokyo where she captures the frenzied pace of the megacity's inhabitants, revealing their trajectories and movements in the anonymous flow of the masses. This virtual exhibition is set within a Mobile Lives Forum research project which you can find here : Counter-Currents– Tokyo.
Léo de Boisgisson
Magali de Raphélis
Centre for Transport & Society Winter Conference
Cities and Mobilities: Sharing the City: Tourism Mobilities, Network Hospitality, and the Politics of Scale
Situated media and shared mobility: New Entanglements between Instrumental, Shared and Mental Maps
Materialities and Mobilities in Education
Dynamics of Movement in Argentina’s Sweatshop Economy
Young people's daily mobilities in sub-Saharan Africa
The motorcycle taxis of Lomé: sounding boards for social and political movements
The influence of work-related travel on highly-mobile peoples practices and representations of space
Mobility systems in a context of global warming and natural disasters: toward greater resilience?
Car traffic reaches a peak: and now, the beginning of decline?
Forum Vies Mobiles