At the same time, the rise of locative based services (LBS) in recent years has generated a renewed interest in 'shifting the focus away from placeless
flows and back to geography' (Nitins and Collis, 2013: 69) in the field of social media research.
Pretty much all of the work by Sinclair and Patrick Warner is placeless
, presenting observations and conditions that are more universal or personal than place-specific.
For me, great films include characters with specific details whose motivations are both timeless and placeless
. If my work happens to create something that affects peoples' understanding of anything, this is a side issue.
I will argue that history is local and needs to be studied locally, and to do otherwise is to disempower those children who do not abide by an epistemology that produces knowledge as disembodied and placeless
Menand notes how these research networks largely direct the attention of professors and graduate students away from their own institutions and towards the placeless
and roving scholarly associations, journals, conferences, and meetings, where new research is presented, debates staged, and hierarchies and agendas hammered out.
Why transport an essentially timeless and placeless
story--the simplest of universal farces--to Montreal?
To me, the elongated bases read as evocative of a placeless
indigenous culture, somehow nomadic.
It may not be placeless
to mention here that such a conference was once held in 2011 under the patronage of the Honourable High Court of Balochistan wherein exhaustive discussions were made.
tragedy a placeless
, ubiquitous quality, as well as forming the setting for the game's action set-pieces.
In "Specimen Days" Whitman said of ferries, "I have always had a passion for ferries; to me they afford inimitable, streaming, never-failing, living poems." What ferries apparently do is afford a certain kind of poem via a certain kind of motion--"streaming" as a metonymic motion across a local space or at least a selected, representative perceptual inventory of that space, a catalogic in which each set member--tide, wake, barge, flag, foundry--contributes to the dissolution of actual place but in so doing convenes a commons not only immaterial but atemporal or transhistorical, allowing access to a placeless
place at any time.
The seemingly irreconcilable and perennially restless protagonists of the myth of an integrated and cathartically cleansed island come together, not at the exhausted end of a teleological odyssey nor in existential anomie, but in a placeless
and timeless act of sublime (self)pardon.
It is pleasantly pink and there's an information voiceover playing in the background - interestingly, the accent is very definitely Teesside as opposed to one of those placeless