Free Articles in Gender, Place and Culture

Gender, Place and Culture is continuing to publish a series of papers in recognition of its 21st year of publication The six papers listed below have been published and are currently available with free access – please follow the links below: Gender, migration, mobility and transnationalism Brenda Yeoh and Kamalini Ramdas link Remembering the making … Continue reading

Conference: Democratic Cities?

Transforming Cities, Transformative Cities: Call for Papers Co-operative municipalism: new directions and possibilities in Europe The European Research Association 2015 conference Transforming cities, transformative cities, will take place in Sibiu, Romania 17-20 September 2015. Dr David Webb (Newcastle University) is jointly co-ordinating a Call for Papers with Carolin Schröder (TU Berlin) to form part of … Continue reading

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