Mediated Time pp 173-193 | Cite as

Emplacing (Inter) Mediate Time: Power Chronography, Zones of Intermediacy and the Category of Space

  • Emily KeightleyEmail author


The temporal affordances of contemporary social result in an “intermediate time” (Keightley, Time, media and modernity. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2012) in which the various temporalities of media do not determine temporal experience, but are instead fundamental elements of its composition. This chapter consider how zones of intermediacy are shaped and performed within specific spaces and how this shapes the nature of temporal experiences that are produced within them. Using examples from ethnographic fieldwork on everyday remembering and vernacular media this chapter seeks to spatialise the conceptual framework of zones of intermediacy and to develop a more sensitive understanding of the situated and mobile ways in which mediated temporal experience is produced in and between the everyday places of lived experience.


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  1. 1.School of Social SciencesLoughborough UniversityLoughboroughUK

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