Conference: Contested Spaces of Citizenship

Postgraduate Conference CONTESTED SPACES OF CITIZENSHIP Durham University, Department of Geography Wednesday 29 April 2015 Room W007 Keynote speaker: Professor Engin F. Isin Space is at the core of political struggles and contestations. Brown (2010) highlights how borders and territory are, almost paradoxically, increasingly important in a globalised world. In this neoliberal era borders are … Continue reading

Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left, by Todd Wolfson (History of Communication Series, University of Illinois Press) – UIL Press: http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/89cmd2yt9780252038846.html – Digital Rebellion examines the impact of new media and communication technologies on the spatial, strategic, and organizational fabric of social movements. Todd Wolfson reveals how aspects of the mid-1990s Zapatistas movement–network … Continue reading

Conference Session on Autonomy and Bolivia

Society for Latin American Studies conference, Aberdeen, UK – Call for papers (Deadline: 28 November 2014) Session title: Autonomies as radical decentralisation? Lessons from Bolivia Organisers: Philipp Horn (University of Manchester), Jessica Hope (University of Manchester), Rachel Godfrey Wood (IDS, Sussex), Pedro Pachaguaya (ADA La Paz, Bolivia) This panel explores the limits and contours of … Continue reading

Conference in Rome on the Neoliberal City

THE NEOLIBERAL CITY: WHAT’S LEFT, WHAT’S BEYOND University of Rome La Sapienza, Via del Castro Laurenziano 9, Roma (Italy) November 14th 2014, 11:00 While European cities are struggling to cope with recession, austerity, foreclosures, rising inequalities, this open workshop will address the question of what’s left and what’s beyond three decades of neoliberalism at the … Continue reading

Conference: Doing Global Urban Research

Please find below the second call for papers for our Urban Studies Foundation sponsored international conference “Doing Global Urban Research”, which will take place at Loughborough University, UK, from Monday 7 September to Wednesday 9 September 2015. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, we are able to offer free registration, accommodation and subsistence … Continue reading

Conference: Space, Place and the Performance of Democracy

CALL FOR PAPERS, PROPOSALS, PROVOCATIONS, PERFORMANCES ARTAUD FORUM 2015 Contested Exchanges: Space, Place and the Performance of Democracy Fri 27 – Sun 29 March 2015 VENUE: Artaud Centre, Brunel University London HOST: College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences, Brunel University London KEYNOTES INCLUDE: John Parkinson (Professor of Policy and Democracy, University of Warwick) Davina … Continue reading