CIDADES, Comunidades e Territórios

We are pleased to inform you that issue 29 of CIDADES, Comunidades e Territórios (Cities, Communities and Territories), DINÂMIA’CET-IUL’s journal in Urban Studies, is now available online. We would also like to remind you that the subscription and download of all articles is freely available. CIDADES is presently indexed by SciELO, Latindex, IBSS e EBSCO. … Continue reading

CFP: Biopolitics

A(nother) Call For Papers for the next RGS – IBG in Exeter 2-4 September 2015, for a session sponsored by the Political Geography Research Group (Pol GRG). ************************* Circulating Approaches to Biopolitics in the Anthropocene Christine Schenk; Juliet Fall. University of Geneva, Switzerland Biopolitics, as a term and as an idea, has captured the imagination of … Continue reading

Events on Global Urban Justice

Global Urban Justice; voices and struggles from Latin America. 16th-19th February public talks, University of Leeds Contested Cities Leeds is hosting a week of debates on urban struggles, displacement, mobility and movements from across the globe, with a particular focus on Latin America. These are all open to the public and will be held at … Continue reading

My Notes on Nancy

Here are my notes on Jean-Luc Nancy’s The Truth of Democracy, which is too elliptical and minimalist for my taste. His arguments are valuable, but there is not much here, to my mind, that is not already available in other places, especially Ranciere, but also D&G, Abensour, Hardt & Negri, Badiou, Virno…

Spaces of Flows Conference, October, Chicago

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Spaces and Flows: Sixth International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies. The Spaces and Flows Conference will be held 15-16 October 2015 in Chicago, USA. We welcome submissions from a variety of disciplines and perspectives and encourage faculty and students to jointly submit proposals, … Continue reading

CFP: Communism and Catastrophe

Royal Geographical Society annual conference, Exeter 2015 Conference theme: Politics of the Anthropocene Across the world, crises are multiplying in the monetary, ecological, and urban spheres. There has been a palpable renewal in political fervor and youthful participation. Yet responses from the left have lacked the clarity and sense of purpose which Marxism-Leninism and solidarity … Continue reading