Research Programme

Recent Activities:

Editor of the International Journal of Baudrillard Studies (ISSN:  1705-6411)

Organization of 2nd International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Baudrillard Studies – ‘Applied Baudrillard’ (Oxford, September 5th to 7th, 2018)

Curator of exhibition on ‘Collecting Baudrillard’ (with a special feature on the Utopie group) at the 2nd International Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Baudrillard Studies – ‘Applied Baudrillard’ (Oxford, September 5th to 7th, 2018).

Keynote address and round-table participation in a colloquium on Jean Baudrillard’s ‘Strange World’: Photography and Architecture at Museum of Contemporary Art (MACRO) in Rome (November, 2018)

Selected Book Projects:

Smith RG and Clarke DB eds. (2015) Jean Baudrillard: from Hyperreality to Disappearance: Uncollected Interviews (Edinburgh University Press)

Smith RG and Clarke DB eds. (2017) Jean Baudrillard: the Disappearance of Culture: Uncollected Interviews (Edinburgh University Press)

Smith, RG ed. (2019) Jean Baudrillard: The Missing Pieces, Uncollected Writings and Photographs (Edinburgh University Press)

Smith, RG & Turner C eds. (2020 onwards) Jean Baudrillard: Untranslated German Interviews (Seagull Books). 3 volumes.

Smith, RG & Turner C eds. (2020 onwards) Jean Baudrillard: Untranslated French Interviews (Seagull Books). 3 volumes.

Selected Other Publications:

Smith RG ed. (2018) Remembering Gerry Coulter, Special Commemorative Issue of the International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, 15 (1), November

Smith RG (2018) ‘Editorial: The A to Z of Baudrillard: Remembering Gerry Coulter’s Scholarship’, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, 15 (1), November

Smith RG (2018) ‘In Memoriam G.C.’, The Routledge Companion to Photography Theory

Smith RG (2018) ‘Baudrillard, Jean’, in Bloomsbury Handbook of Literary and Cultural Theory. Ed. Jeffrey R. Di Leo (London, Bloomsbury), pp. 387–388

Smith RG (2019) ‘Baudrillard, Jean’, The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies

Smith RG (2019) ‘Truth is Dead: Alison Jackson’s Photography’, Exhibition Hall (Stockholm, London, New York) and Exhibition Catalogue (Fotografiska, Stockhom)

Smith RG (2018) ‘Introduction – International Symposium on Jean Baudrillard: ‘Baudrillard Redux”, MACRO (Museum of Contemporary Art (Rome)) Catalogue

Smith RG (2018) ‘A World Beyond The Real: Jean Baudrillard’s Photographic Theory’, MACRO (Museum of Contemporary Art (Rome)) Catalogue