News posts: February 2016


NEW PROJECT – Configuring Light launches expert working group to tackle social inequalities in public lighting

On 12 February 2016, Configuring Light is launching an expert working group to tackle social inequalities in public lighting. The project is funded by LSE HEIF5 and assembles high-profile experts...

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Configuring Light to host next ESRC seminar ‘Light Methodologies’ on 3 March 2016, 1–5pm, at LSE

If you would like to attend this seminar, please email configuringlight@lse.ac.uk to confirm your place. The sixth Configuring Light ESRC Seminar will take place on 3 March (1-5pm) at LSE (Graham Wallas...

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Lighting workshop at London’s Acland Burghley comprehensive school a great success

We kicked off our series of six international light workshops in collaboration with iGuzzini-funded LSE Visiting Fellow Dr Elettra Bordonaro at Acland Burghley comprehensive school on 26th January 2016. The...

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Configuring Light successfully hosts 5th ESRC seminar in collaboration with Philips

Configuring Light's 5th ESRC seminar series successfully continued on 3 December 2015 with the seminar ‘Cities, Light, Technology’, funded by the ESRC and hosted by Philips in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Speaker's...

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Configuring Light Team speaking at Demanio Marritimo Festival

The Configuring Light team is travelling to Ancona, Italy, in July 2015 to speak at the Demanio Marritimo Festival about social research in lighting design.

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Mona Sloane and Elettra Bordonaro to speak at PLDC 2015

Mona Sloane and Elettra Bordonaro are in Rome this week and be part of PLDC 2015.  They will speak about the Whitecross project in their talk 'Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes – A call...

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Don Slater speaking at Green Light Symposium at Delaware University

Configuring Light is travelling again: Don Slater is in the U.S. at the moment to speak about our work in Colombia and Whitecross at the "Green Light: Prospects in Lighting...

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‘Darkness as Luxurious Good’ – Configuring Light in Citymetric

Configuring Light has written a piece about darkness, new technologies and the social meaning of street lighting for CityMetric - you can have a read here.

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Configuring Light joins Inside Out Festival 2015

We are back from the summer break with our first event this term: The 'Light Talk:Night Walk' event is part of the Inside Out Festival and will take you on...

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