Below are listed a number of events organised by Alex Wilkie, often in collaboration with other scholars and designers.
13th June 2017. Speculative Research Day, a one-day worksop and launch of Speculative Research: The Lure of Possible Futures (Routledge, CRESC series). Goldsmiths, University of London. Co-organised with Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten and Michael Guggenheim.
18th & 19th February 2016. Studio Studies: Operations, Topologies and Displacement (Routledge, CRESC series). Goldsmiths and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Co-organised with Ignacio Farías.
29th – 30th May 2014. Inventing the Social: Celebrating ten years of the Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process. Co-organised with Noortje Marres and Michael Guggenheim.
24th September 2010. Making and Opening: Entangling Design and Social Science. Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom. Co-organised with Bill Gaver, Mike Michael, Jennifer Gabrys, Nina Wakeford, and Tobie Kerridge.
6th – 9th October 2021. Re-thinking And Experimenting With Participatory Research Practices And Design Through The Speculative And Ontological Turn. 4S Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. Co-organised with Peter Danholt.
31st August – 3rd September 2016. The Event of the Public: Convolutions of Aesthetic and Epistemic Practice. 4S/EASST Conference Barcelona 2016: Science & technology by other means. Co-organised with Mike Michael, Gay Hawkins and Kane Race.
27th-30th June 2016. Aesthetics, Cosmopolitics and Design. Introduction: Aesthetics, Cosmopolitics and Design. in: P. Lloyd & E. Bohemia, eds., Proceedings of DRS2016: Design + Research + Society – Future-Focused Thinking, Volume 3, pp 873-879, DOI 10.21606/drs.2016.509, ISSN 2398-3132.
23rd-25th April 2014. Speculation in Social Science: Novel Methods for Re-Inventing Problems. British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2014, University of Leeds, UK. Organised with Marsha Rosengarten, Jennifer Gabrys, Michael Halewood and Martin Savransky.
17-20 October 2012 Studio Studies: Ethnographies of Creative Production ‘Design and displacement – social studies of science and technology’. Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) October 17-20, 2012, Copenhagen Business School, Frederiksberg, Denmark. Co-organised with Ignacio Farías.
17-20 October 2012 Design, STS and Cosmopolitics: From Intervention to Emergence in Participation and Sustainability ‘Design and displacement – social studies of science and technology’. Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) October 17-20, 2012, Copenhagen Business School, Frederiksberg, Denmark. Co-organised with Carl DiSalvo, Tobie Kerridge, Jennifer Gabrys, Bill Gaver, Mike Michael.
2nd-4th September 2010 Speculation, Design, Public and Participatory Technoscience: Possibilities and Critical Perspectives. EASST 2010: Practicing Science and Technology, Performing the Social. Trento, Italy. Co-organised with Carl DiSalvo and Tobie Kerridge.
Workshops, Seminars & Seminar Series
Thursday 25th June, Friday 26th June, Tuesday 30th June, Wednesday 1st July 2020. Adventures in Aesthetics: Rethinking Aesthetics Beyond the Bifurcation of Nature. An online workshop organised by Melanie Sehgal & Alex Wilkie. Goldsmiths, University of London.
Tuesday February 18th 2020. Creating Better Visualisations With STS. A one-day workshop organised with Michael Guggenheim & Isaac Marrero-Guillamón and hosted by CISP, Goldsmiths, University of London.
28th July 2018. (Better) Visualisations for keeping things together & apart. EASST2018 Making Science, Technology and Society Together. Co-convened with Michael Guggenheim. Lancaster University.
Tuesday September 20th 2016. The New Experimentalisms. A one day workshop at CISP/Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London 2016, 10-5pm. Organised with Michael Guggenheim and Dan Neyland.
4th of November 2015. Practice Research: Biographies, Beginnings and Futures. AHRC Design Star Doctoral training event. Goldsmiths, University of London.
4th March 2015, 16:30 – 18:30 Diagrams and Play: from Schiller to Deleuze, via Beethoven with Kamini Vellodi. Discussant Alex Wilkie and chaired by Marsha Rosengarten. Laurie Grove Baths, Goldsmiths, University of London.
June 17th 2013, Designing The Future: Cosmopolitical Interventions. A one-day ESRC workshop exploring design as an anticipatory practice. Part of: Austerity Futures? Imagining and materialising the future in an “age of austerity”. Co-organised with Nina Wakeford and Michael Guggenheim.
May 16th 2012 Doing Intervention and Enacting the ‘Everyday’: How Users Figure in Innovation Projects. Goldsmiths, University of London.
November 2010 – May 2012. Energies, Communities, Practices. Design and Social Science Seminar Series, Goldsmiths, University of London. Co-organised with Tobie Kerridge, Bill Gaver and Mike Michael.
October 2009 – March 2010. The Objects of Design and Social Science. Design and Social Science Seminar Series, Goldsmiths, University of London. Co-organised with Tobie Kerridge, Bill Gaver and Mike Michael.
October 2008 – December 2008. Design and Social Science. Design and Social Science Seminar Series, Goldsmiths, University of London. Co-organised with Bill Gaver and Mike Michael.