TRIP 2008: Territories Reimagined is a psychogeography festival and international conference in Manchester, 19th – 21st June 08…

“TRIP brings together artists, academics, movers, shakers, do-ers and dissenters in a unique event combining an interdisciplinary conference with a citywide series of actions, exhibitions, and screenings.”

There’s also an associated exhibition at the Royal Exchange Theatre (26th May – 28th June 08).

[ Hat-tip: Nunovo ]

Related: the full-text paper “˜Deep Maps’: William Least Heat-Moon’s Psychogeographic Cartographies (PDF) which talks about one of my favorite books, Prairyerth: a deep map

“This paper examines … some of the mapping techniques employed … I am particularly interested in the way in which Heat-Moon combines highly structured, mathematically precise cartographic exercises with more subjective and discursive mapping methods.”