In May 2013, scholars from around the world gathered in Montreal for Differential Mobilities: Movement and Mediation in Networked Society. The international conference, hosted by the Mobile Media Lab (MML) in the Communication Studies department at Concordia University, brought together researchers, artists, community organizers, activists and students concerned with issues, questions and articulations connected to what Mimi Sheller and John Urry (2006) have coined, the “new mobilities” paradigm. This paradigm has been described as a turn within humanities and social science research. It focuses on contemporary social, cultural, spatial, and technological practices within an increasingly … [Read more...] about What is Mobilities (WiM)?
Can I point your attention to this piece by Roger Kerry, a member of the Critical Physiotherapy Network. Roger has been working in and around the field of evidence-based practice for a number of years and this post summarises beautifully his critical approach to EBP. … [Read more...] about Evidence-based physiotherapy by Roger Kerry
Every day during September we will post up an idea for you to vote on. The most popular ideas will become the things that the inaugural Organizing Committee of the Critical Physiotherapy Network focuses on in 2015. So please make sure you cast your vote at the bottom of each post. Because this is the last of the 30 Days of September posts, it makes sense to go out with a bang! So I'm suggesting that we organise an annual day of celebration of all things critical. We would put aside a day each year - logically, if somewhat predictably the 30th September - and have a series of themed events that would try to raise the awareness of the physio community for the work that we've done in … [Read more...] about Idea 30: Establish annual critical physiotherapy day (2 mins)