All posts filed under ‘Speculation and Speculative Research

Speculation and Speculative Research Workshop

03 May 2014 Organisers: Jennifer Gabrys, Marsha Rosengarten, Martin Savransky & Alex Wilkie. Once exclusively confined to the conjectural practices of armchair philosophers and seers, the notion of ‘speculation’ is now increasingly present as an approach signalling toward uncertain or possible futures. Not only does it characterise some of the practices performed in financial markets […]

Speculation in Social Science: Novel Methods for Re-Inventing Problems

25 April 2014 British Sociological Association Annual Conference In this special event members of a research cluster within the Unit of Play, Goldsmiths, collectively discussed and developed approaches to speculative research and practice. Speculative approaches to research and practice are emerging across multiple fields as a way to develop not simply descriptive engagements with topics, […]