There’s to be a two-day conference on Urban Encounters: Photography, Ethnography and the City, in London. It’s on 16th-17th May 08, at Goldsmiths in London…

“six panels will explore the nature of past and contemporary photographic approaches to the representation and evocation of city life […] an associated exhibition, photographic workshop and curated urban walks programme […] The panel themes will include: urban landscapes: from theory to practice; architecture and photography; street photography; urban portraiture and identities; visual ethnographies and the urban encounter; and emerging forms. Tickets to the conference are £120 (£80 students)”