Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography

Call for papers for the Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the University of Warwick on 27-28 November, 2014. geographywarwickteam.tumblr.com Three travel grants of up to £250 each for non-UK attendees are made available by Warwick’s politics department. All potential participants should submit a title, abstract (of no more than 300 words), and … Continue reading

Antipode: Institute for the Geographies of Justice

Antipode’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice 21st-27th June 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa ‘Occupying Radical Geography’ Antipode’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice (IGJ) will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa from 21st to 27th June 2015. The 2015 IGJ poses the question ‘how do we occupy radical geography today?’. We pose occupation’ … Continue reading

Gender and the right to the city

Call for Participation: Gendered Rights to the City: Intersections of Identity & Power April 19-20, 2015 Feminist Geography Conference, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (Pre-AAG IGU Gender & Geography Commission Conference) You are invited to submit proposals for papers, panels, and other types of presentations to a feminist geography conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This two-day pre-conference … Continue reading

Temporary Labor in the Academy

Temporary Labor in the Academy

Kelvin Mason and I have a piece in the forthcoming book The Para-Academic Handbook: A Toolkit for making-learning-creating-acting from HammerOn Press. See the link for a full description of the project. My understanding is that you can download an e-copy of the book for free starting September 15, which is when the book will be … Continue reading

Pierre Rosanvallon (et moi)

I am just beginning a collection of Pierre Rosanvallon’s work on democracy, edited by Samuel Moyn. The first piece is Rosanvallon’s inaugural address given at his induction to the College de France, and it is surprisingly underwhelming, offering arguments (e.g. we should pay attention to historical context when we study democracy) that are commonsensical and … Continue reading

Small Grants for Radical Geography

The Institute for Human Geography and is pleased to announce another round of the *Human Geography* Small Grants Program, to support research and activism in radical geography. Please consult our Grant Program guidelines for full details; the context for this funding system is described in an editorial in the first volume of Human Geography (Volume … Continue reading

Critical Geography Conference at Temple

Call for Papers and Sessions 21st Annual Critical Geography Conference: How Power Happens Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, November 7-9, 2014 Hosted by Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies, the 21st Annual Critical Geography Conference hopes to include a wide array of scholars and activists doing work in critical geography. This year’s overarching theme … Continue reading

Special Issue on Ranciere

Special Issue on Ranciere

Just out: a new special issue of Space & Polity on the thought of Jacques Ranciere and how it might be useful for political action today. I edited the special issue, which includes articles by: Erik Swyngedouw: Where is the political? Insurgent mobilisations and the incipient “return of the political” Mark Davidson and Kurt Iveson: … Continue reading