Reparative Histories: Radical Narratives of ‘Race’, and Resistance

Reparative Histories: Radical Narratives of ‘Race’, and Resistance 11-12 September 2014, University of Brighton, UK An interdisciplinary conference inaugurating the Research Cluster, ‘Representation: ‘Race’, Culture and Identity’ This interdisciplinary conference addresses the role of historical representation in shaping radical cultural, aesthetic, and political meanings of ‘race’. Celebratory conceptions of identity, e.g. ‘hybridity’, ‘transnationalism’, and the … Continue reading

John Holloway in London

Professor John Holloway, of the Autonomous University of Puebla (see  http://www.johnholloway.com.mx/), will be giving a public talk entitled “Think Hope, Think Crisis”  at UCL, London, on May 7th. Professor Holloway is an internationally renowned radical Marxist theorist whose two most recent books, Change the World Without Taking Power (2002) and Crack Capitalism (2010) have had … Continue reading

Abolition Collective

From the Abolition Collective: I’m excited to announce a new project, *Abolition: A Journal of Insurgent Politics*. With an interdisciplinary collective of scholar-activists, we are creating an open access journal for building bridges between abolitionist theory and practice. For more info, check out our manifesto here: http://abolitionjournal.org/ . As we are revising this manifesto for … Continue reading

Local Resistance, Global Crisis

*Call for conference presentations: **Local Resistance, Global Crisis: developing communities of solidarity and Left Politics for the 21st Century* Friday June 13th and Saturday 14th 2014, Renehan Hall, South Campus, National University of Maynooth, Ireland *Keynote Speakers will include:* David Featherstone, Department of Geography, Glasgow. Author of *Solidarity: Hidden Histories and Geographies of Internationalism*(2012) and, … Continue reading

Cities in the post-recession transition

Call for papers: RGS-IBG annual conference, London, 26th-29th August 2014 Cities in the post-recession transition: strategies, pathways, futures Convenors: Hug March and Ramon Ribera Fumaz (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya), Ugo Rossi and Marco Santangelo (Università & Politecnico di Torino) The proposed session interrogates the ways in which cities are embarking on post-recession transition pathways. Within … Continue reading

Deleuze & Guattari and Feminism

*ARCIO* at the University of Bristol *Research centre for Action Research and Critical Inquiry in Organisations* *Deleuze, Guattari and feminism: The relation between difference and identity* *A WORKSHOP LED BY DR EMMA JEANES, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER* *April 9th 2014, 1.00-5.00pm* *Hawthornes Brunel Room at the University of Bristol* Identity politics, broadly defined, is a fundamental … Continue reading

Call from ROAR Magazine

From: jerome.e.roos@gmail.com Sent: 20 January 2014 12:21 To: editor@roarmag.org Subject: A call for solidarity from ROAR Magazine Dear friends and colleagues,   I am reaching out to ask for your solidarity. We are a small group of volunteers who set out in early 2011, at the start of a worldwide wave of popular mobilizations, to … Continue reading