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

Summer Institute in Urban Studies @ Manchester

Summer 2014 marks the first Summer Institute in Urban Studies. It will take place at the University of Manchester over the week 29 June to 4 July. Open to just 25 doctoral students (usually post-fieldwork), postdoctoral researchers, and recently appointed faculty/lecturers (normally within three years of first continuous appointment), the Institute comprises an intensive, week-long … Continue reading

Whither Urban Studies?

Originally posted on cities@manchester:
via flickr by luketelliott by Andy Merrifield, Leverhulme Visiting Professor, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester In talking about urban studies I can only talk from and for the perspective I know best: the critical urban tradition that developed out of Marxism in the 1970s, as pioneered by…

Antipode $$ Awards

Don’t forget – this year’s round of Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards closes at the end of March. Grants of up to £10,000 (or its equivalent in another currency) are available to critical geographers collaborating with non-academics and activists or holding events such as conferences, seminar series, summer schools, etc. Read all … Continue reading