4 June 2015 Volha attended the ‘Big Data Everywhere’ event in London. The event was co-presented by MapR Technologies and Cisco, sponsored by Teradata, Protegrity and BMC Software and hosted by Hive London Meetup. The event was one in a series of international events and was largely introductory in nature. It was “aimed at helping organisations understand the technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop and related technologies”. Continue reading
In April 2015, Volha participated in the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting (held in Chicago, USA), where she presented a talk based on her recently published book ‘Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism: ‘Caring’ for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus’ (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415855457/). She contributed to the ‘PREM: Militarism and Humanitarianism 2’ panel, which was part of a series organised by Emily Gilbert and Killian McCormack (University of Toronto). Other excellent contributions came from: Jennifer Fluri (University of Colorado), Killian McCormack (University of Toronto), Jennifer Greenburg (University of California) and Simon H. Reid-Henry (QMUL and Peace Research Institute, Oslo).