FLOATS Podcast Ep. 4: Crossings
FLOATS Podcast Ep. 3: What is FLOATS?
Topic - Authority at the Port: Industry, Labor, and War - Laura Y. Liu, The New School
Laura Y. Liu is Associate Professor of Global Studies & Geography at The New School. She trained as an architect and geographer. Her research broadly focuses on community and labor organizing; migration and urban development; and the interplay of industry with art and design.
FLOATS in the classroom: Lecture by Abir Saksouk-Sasso
As part of the welcoming note for the first FLOATS meeting in Lesvos, Greece, Nikolas Kosmatopoulos, Marwa Elshakry, Venetia Kantza, and Akis Papataxiarchis elaborate on the origins of this new rethink-tank and explain how it can help change perceptions of the sea.
FLOATS Podcast, Ep. 2: Interview with Michael Taussig
Abir Saksouk-Sasso talks to the "Sea & Society" class at American University of Beirut about her work with Dictaphone Beirut and her approach to research and knowledge production. The following lecture was filmed by Jacob Borden, a student at the American University of Beirut.
Nikolas Kosmatopoulos sat down with Michael Taussig to talk about his much-acclaimed essay, "The Beach (A Fantasy)" and how Dr. Taussig would write the essay today.