Pop-up Workshops

/pɑːp/ verb (-pp-)

‘Pop-up’

Definition:

1.  to appear or happen, especially suddenly or unexpectedly. 

2. denoting a space or activity that opens quickly and is intended to be available for only a short period of time.

3. a trend involving ‘popping-up’ one day, then disappearing anywhere from one day to several weeks later.

The archivefutures ‘pop-up’ workshops are a set of one day workshops convened by network members in diverse locations. In keeping with the ‘pop-up’ tradition the workshop involves limited planning and seeks to gather researchers (minimum of three presenters) from the nominated area. Pop-ups can be developed around a specific theme or they can simply seek to provide an overarching focus for a set of work-in-progress papers.

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Pop-Up #1: Document and Contract, Kent Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality, UK,  4 April 2014

Pop-Up #2: Sex + Gender + Archive, University of Tampere, FINLAND, 9 May 2014. 

Pop-Up #3: Close Up, University of Technology Sydney, 23 October 2015.  

Pop-Up #4: Death and life, University of Technology Sydney, 20 November 2015.