Miracles in the mundane: hitchhiking and micro-adventures
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#Hitchhiking & #Micro-Adventures
Join hitchhikers and social scientists on November 11 at Bournemouth University (UK), as we think with and through hitchhiking and micro adventures. We will be hosting a series of talks and discussions around hitchhiking and micro-activities to explore the modern experiences of passengering, ethical encounters, trust, the cost of speed and acceleration, driverless cars, social entrepreneurship, self-sufficiency, automobility and infrastructure from a social science perspective.
Check out the pictures from hitchhikers and about hitchiking. See the art up close on November 11th.
Speakers. Live today (Nov). 4pm (GMT/UK time).
Also shown live on Twitter and Facebook.
Organiser of the event, a senior lecturer at Bournemouth University, hitchhiker and researcher on mobilities.
Antonin Borgnon is an enthusiast hitchhiker and photographer.
Anick-Marie Bouchard is a travel blogger specialized in Hitchhiking, Female Solo Travel, and Road Culture. Living as a nomad for 13 years, she recently emigrated from Canada to the French Alps.
The photo is from his most recent bit of fieldwork in Romania, en route to Belgrade. The sign reads ‘BEG’. Understand more about how hitchhiking links with Social Science by attending this event…
15 August 1979, Max was a young dreaming idealistic overland traveller on the shores of Alexandria Egypt, setting out to walk the length of Africa for Peace. The sun was hot, the waves of the sea were around my feet, as the salt water was left behind & not seen again for another two years… Attend, the event to find out more….
Experienced hitchhiker who has been doing it for four years now, across Europe, parts of Africa and Asia as well as the UK