Conference: Power and Space in the Drone Age

Power and Space in the Drone Age Two-day international workshop, Institute of Geography, Neuchâtel University, Switzerland 27-28 August 2015 Organizers: Francisco Klauser and Silvana Pedrozo, Institute of Geography, Neuchâtel University Today, a variety of surveillant technologies that were hardly accessible previously to the public are becoming cheaper and more sophisticated at an exponential rate. This … Continue reading

Planning and self-organizing citizens: conference in Urbino, Italy

Planning and self-organizing citizens: understanding the position of planners and knowledge in times of new urbanisms. RC21 annual congress, to be held in Urbino, Italy, in August 2015. STREAM C – Cities and urban planning Organizers: Federico Savini (University of Amsterdam, NL); Mike Raco (University College London, UK) More information, and submit abstracts to: f.savini@uva.nl; m.raco@ucl.ac.uk “The … Continue reading

Conference on Gramsci’s Thought

Philosophy, Politics, and History in the thought of Gramsci    International Conference 18-19 June 2015 London Speakers: Fabio Frosini (Università di Urbino, Italy), Alex Loftus (King’s College London), Peter Thomas (Brunel University); including contributions from: Anne Showstack-Sassoon (Birkbeck), Cosimo Zene (SOAS). The legacy of the Italian theorist Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) has been widely acknowledged as … Continue reading

Conference on Cities and Citizens in the long 17th Century

Cities and Citizens 17th-Century Studies Conference 13th July 2015, 09:00 to 15th July 2015, 14:00, Durham University DOWNLOAD THE CALL FOR PAPERS HERE – deadline 15 January 2015. Conference website: https://www.dur.ac.uk/imems/events/?eventno=20694 Confirmed keynote speakers : Professor Chris Fitter (Rutgers University) Title to be confirmed Professor Susanne Rau (University of Erfurt) From Urbanization to Urbanity. New trends in … Continue reading

Radical Democracy Conference

Call for Papers Fifth Annual Radical Democracy Conference The New School for Social Research, New York City April 10 and 11, 2015 Keynote: Michael Hardt Professor of Literature and Italian Studies at Duke University Paper and Paper Abstracts Deadline: January 25, 2015 Full Papers Deadline: March 1, 2015 The Department of Politics at the New … Continue reading

RC 21 News

Some items from Research Committee 21: 1) The new website is up and running http://www.rc21.org Still some details are being fixed, but the structure and the new design is there. Soon also the online membership form and the online payment system will be available; 2) the call for abstracts/papers for the next RC21 conference in … Continue reading

After Neoliberalism? Soundings Kilburn Manifesto Conference

After Neoliberalism? Soundings Kilburn Manifesto Conference Saturday 21 February 2014, 9.30-4pm Human Rights Action Centre, EC2A 3EA Although the neoliberal economic settlement is unravelling, its political underpinning remains largely unchallenged. The analyses in our manifesto call into question the foundational assumptions of the neoliberal order, and argue for radical alternatives that are capable of challenging … Continue reading

Summer Institute in Urban Studies @ Manchester

The second Summer Institute in Urban Studies (SIUS) will take place between 28 June and 2 July 2015 at the University of Manchester. This is an outstanding opportunity to take part in an intensive set of panels, seminars and workshops with leading urban scholars. The feedback from the 25 participants in this year’s inaugural Summer … Continue reading