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
Ayona Datta discusses her book – The Illegal City: Space, Law and Gender in a Delhi Squatter Settlement. You can listen/download here.
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
This is my awkward attempt to reblog this excellent piece on how the IWW does not need to be more like the AFL-CIO, which is to say how workers must emancipate themselves rather than be emancipated by professional union organizers.
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
The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies has just started the 2015 Competition for the best essay written by young researchers. The prize involves £1,000 and the publication of the best article in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Some additional information can be found at http://www.ijurr.org/furs/essay-prize.html.
VIDEO: Gwendolyn Warren and Cindi Katz in Conversation The Detroit Geographical Expedition: What is its Relevance Now? A number of colleagues have written to inquire about this talk, and we are delighted to share video documentation of the event which took place at the Graduate Center, CUNY Earth and Environmental Science Program on October … Continue reading
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
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
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