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Exploring The Oil Road with Transition Town Tooting, 5th Feb 2013

Exploring The Oil Road with Transition Town Tooting, 5th Feb 2013

Tuesday 5th February 2013, 7pm  Mushkil Aasaan, 220-222 Upper Tooting Road, London SW17 7EW Transition Town Tooting are co-hosting an event with Wandsworth Friends of the Earth, Transition Wandsworth and Wandsworth Environmental Forum (WEF), and Jane Trowell and James Marriott from Platform,  which will investigate the global ‘carbon web’, including oil and gas pipelines and shipping, investment banking, energy...
Joint book launch: The Oil Road and Societies Beyond Oil, Firebox Cafe, 31st Jan 2013

Joint book launch: The Oil Road and Societies Beyond Oil, Firebox Cafe, 31st Jan 2013

In association with Platform London, Verso and Zed Books present the joint launch of The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London by James Marriott & Mika Minio Paluello and Societies Beyound Oil: Oil Dregs and Social Futures by John Urry. James Marriott & Mika Minio Paluello and John Urry discuss their books which together...
The Oil Road at the Mosaic Rooms, London, Thur 13th December

The Oil Road at the Mosaic Rooms, London, Thur 13th December

James Marriott and Mika Minio-Paluello will be discussing The Oil Road at the Mosaic Rooms in Kensington. 13th December, 7pm, free The Mosaic Rooms A. M. Qattan Foundation Tower House 226 Cromwell Road London SW5 0SW   In a unique journey from the oil fields of the Caspian Sea to the refineries and financial centres...
The Oil Road at Pogo Cafe, Hackney, Tues 11th December

The Oil Road at Pogo Cafe, Hackney, Tues 11th December

Platform will be running an interactive workshop and discussion at the Pogo Cafe on December 11th. Europe imports more oil & gas than the US, China and India combined – driving war, pollution and poverty. This massive daily intake of fossil fuels relies on a web of pipelines, tanker routes and gas terminals – as well...
The Oil Road at the Hay Winter Weekend, 1st December

The Oil Road at the Hay Winter Weekend, 1st December

James Marriott will be speaking on The Oil Road at the Hay Festival’s Winter Weekend, 1-2 December 2012. The event is at 1.30pm in the Swan Ballroom, Hay Hotel, Church Street. Tickets are £5. BP’s oil line from Russia to the West via Iran is one of the most ambitious and contentious adventures in the...
The Oil Road: with Virtual Migrants, Manchester Film Co-op,  27th & 28th November

The Oil Road: with Virtual Migrants, Manchester Film Co-op, 27th & 28th November

Two events in Manchester to launch The Oil Road:   27th November 2012, 7.30pm – Film screening of  Manufactured Landscapes, organised by Manchester Film Co-op with discussion and readings from The Oil Road. Eye-opening documentary following Ed Burtynsky’s photographic journey through the epic industrial landscapes of China & beyond, exploring “the aesthetic, social and spiritual dimensions of industrialisation and...
POSTPONED: The Oil Road at Pages of Hackney, 31st October

POSTPONED: The Oil Road at Pages of Hackney, 31st October

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed. It will be rescheduled for February 2013. Discussion on  The Oil Road with Platform at Pages of Hackney bookshop. Wednesday 31st October, 2012, 7pm. £3 Pages of Hackney 70 Lower Clapton Road London E5 0RN More info and book tickets here.  
Platform at 'Education: Not Knowing', at Raven Row, London, Tues 13th November

Platform at ‘Education: Not Knowing’, at Raven Row, London, Tues 13th November

  Platform’s Jane Trowell is contributing to one of 5 parallel panels during this seminar.  It’s part of the long-awaited exhibition on the Artists Placement Group (APG) at Raven Row gallery in Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LS.  APG’s work – and successor O & I – has been a big influence on Platform’s development. The...
The Oil Road at the City Book Fair, Tues 13th November

The Oil Road at the City Book Fair, Tues 13th November

PLEASE NOTE DATE/TIME CHANGE – NOW TUES 13TH NOV, 2.30pm We’re excited to have been invited to take part in the City Book Fair (“the biggest ever book fair for the financial markets”), where James Marriott will be presenting The Oil Road.  Sandwiched in between sessions such as Second Generation Exotic Options and Fat Tails and Extreme Events...
The Oil Road at Shared Planet, Sheffield, 10-11th November

The Oil Road at Shared Planet, Sheffield, 10-11th November

Platform will be hosting a workshop at Shared Planet – the UK’s biggest student conference on global justice, organised by People and Planet. Shared Planet 2012 will be at Sheffield Hallam University on 10-11th November. Europe imports more oil & gas than the US, China and India combined – driving war, pollution and poverty. This massive...
The Oil Road at Woolfson and Tay, London, 1 November

The Oil Road at Woolfson and Tay, London, 1 November

Woolfson and Tay bookshop, cafe and gallery in Bermondsey will host a talk with Platform’s James Marriott and Emma Hughes on new book The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London.  Tickets are free but book online here or call 020 7407 9316. Thursday 1st November 2012, 7pm Woolfson and Tay 13 Bermondsey Square...
Platform on tour in Glasgow and Edinburgh, 21-24th October

Platform on tour in Glasgow and Edinburgh, 21-24th October

 Platform is on tour in Scotland next week, discussing The Oil Road in a variety of venues and formats in Glasgow and Edinburgh. All events are free and open to all – please come along. Sunday 21st October, 3pm (free) Document – International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow A multimedia...
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