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Intervention Symposium: “Algorithmic Governance”; organised by Jeremy Crampton and Andrea Miller

The following essays first came together at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Jeremy Crampton (Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky) and Andrea Miller (PhD candidate at University of California, Davis) … Continue reading

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A new issue and a video abstract – “Shared Social License: Mining and Conservation in the Peruvian Andes”

It seems everything is happening early here in the UK, with the PM calling a general election while the rest of us enjoy a remarkably summer-y spring, so at Antipode HQ we decided … Continue reading

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Intervention – “‘Democratic Confederalism is for Everyone’: Ethnographic Reflections on The Long March for Kurdistan and Öcalan”

by Patrick W. Huff (Birkbeck, University of London) Night had fallen by the time I arrived in Wasselonne, a small village in France’s Alsace region bordering Germany. I came to … Continue reading

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The 2017 Antipode AAG Lecture – “Archives, Ports, Museums” – Lisa Lowe, Tufts University

***Video now available online*** In this lecture, Lisa Lowe discusses several kinds of social space in the exploration of transhemispheric links between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Control, Resistance, and the ‘Data University’: Towards a Third Wave Critique”

by The Analogue University[1] From Auditing, Controlling, to Desiring Data The term “neo-liberal university” has become shorthand for a range of contemporary pressures in university life (Burrows 2012; Strathern 2000). … Continue reading

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Symposium – Introducing Milton Santos and “The Active Role of Geography”

Readers might have seen the online versions of two very different papers recently, Lucas Melgaço’s Thinking Outside the Bubble of the Global North: Introducing Milton Santos and “The Active Role of … Continue reading

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Our latest issue and a video abstract – “Prefiguring the State”

The March 2017 issue of Antipode is out now (and available online here). This is the second of our new-look issues; when we launched them in January we said that “…while we … Continue reading

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Symposium – The Detroit Geographical Expedition and Institute Then and Now: Commentaries on “Field Notes No.4: The Trumbull Community”

One of the best things about working on a radical journal of geography is the steady stream of surprise: submissions are largely unsolicited, and given Antipode’s relatively wide remit we receive … Continue reading

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Free ebook (and a paperback for your shelf?) – “The Revolutionary Imperative: Engaging the Work of Neil Smith”

You might have noticed that at the end of January we published “Supplement S1” of Antipode’s 49th volume – The Revolutionary Imperative: Engaging the Work of Neil Smith, edited by Nik Heynen, Andrew … Continue reading

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Video abstract – Mark Griffiths’s “Hope in Hebron: The Political Affects of Activism in a Strangled City”

Forthcoming in Antipode volume 49, issue 3 this June, and available online now, Mark Griffiths’s “Hope in Hebron: The Political Affects of Activism in a Strangled City” is the latest in a … Continue reading

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Book Review Symposium – James Ferguson’s “Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution”

James Ferguson, Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution, Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5895-4 (cloth); ISBN: 978-0-8223-5886-2 (paper) Editor’s Introduction James Ferguson’s work … Continue reading

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New Antipode Book Series title – “Enterprising Nature: Economics, Markets, and Finance in Global Biodiversity Politics” by Jessica Dempsey

Enterprising Nature: Economics, Markets, and Finance in Global Biodiversity Politics tracks the rise of a powerful idea in global biodiversity conservation. Many ecologists, bureaucrats, and activists now believe that the only … Continue reading

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“Brutalism Redux” – a review, free online article, and event at the Science Museum

Following the publication of Oli Mould’s paper “Brutalism Redux: Relational Monumentality and the Urban Politics of Brutalist Architecture” at the end of last year (freely available here), and his review … Continue reading

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Antipode 2017 – a new look for the new year

Here we are at the start of 2017 with a new look for the journal’s 49th volume (issue 1 is freely available online). Antipode has had a number of facelifts … Continue reading

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Intervention Symposium – “Did We Accomplish the Revolution in Geographic Thought?”

44 years ago we published David Harvey’s essay “Revolutionary and Counter-Revolutionary Theory in Geography and the Problem of Ghetto Formation”. Taking geographers to task, demanding some serious self-criticism, it was subject to … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Water is Life and Life is Sovereignty: Context and Considerations for Critical Geographers”

Water is Life and Life is Sovereignty: Context and Considerations for Critical Geographers Andrew Curley University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill apcurley@email.unc.edu On 4 December 2016, the Army Corps … Continue reading

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Review essay – “Institutionalized Ignorance and Manufactured Oblivion: Reading Noga Kadman’s ‘Erased from Space and Consciousness’ from an Agnotological Perspective”

This time last week we posted a video abstract for Nora Stel’s new paper, “The Agnotology of Eviction in South Lebanon’s Palestinian Gatherings: How Institutional Ambiguity and Deliberate Ignorance Shape Sensitive … Continue reading

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Video abstract – “The Agnotology of Eviction in South Lebanon’s Palestinian Gatherings: How Institutional Ambiguity and Deliberate Ignorance Shape Sensitive Spaces” by Nora Stel

Just published in our November 2016 issue–Antipode volume 48, number 5–Nora Stel’s “The Agnotology of Eviction in South Lebanon’s Palestinian Gatherings: How Institutional Ambiguity and Deliberate Ignorance Shape Sensitive Spaces” … Continue reading

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The Antipode Foundation’s Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards, 2017

We’re pleased to announce the fifth year of the Antipode Foundation’s Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards.  – Scholar-Activist Project Awards are single-year grants of up to £10,000 intended to … Continue reading

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Announcing Antipode’s 6th Institute for the Geographies of Justice (IGJ)

Antipode’s 6th Institute for the Geographies of Justice (IGJ) Montréal, Québec, Canada 5th-9th June 2017 To date, Antipode had hosted five Institutes for the Geographies of Justice (IGJ): Athens, Georgia, … Continue reading

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Video abstract – Diarmaid Kelliher’s “Constructing a Culture of Solidarity: London and the British Coalfields in the Long 1970s”

Last week on AntipodeFoundation.org we featured all the papers forthcoming in January 2017 in Antipode 49(1). Here we delve a bit deeper, looking at Diarmaid Kelliher’s contribution, “Constructing a Culture of … Continue reading

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An open access virtual issue for the 2016 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture, AbdouMaliq Simone’s “Provisioning the Provisional: Ensemble Work in Yangon”

The 2016 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture Provisioning the Provisional: Ensemble Work in Yangon AbdouMaliq Simone Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Göttingen, Germany *Watch a video … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Intersectional Contours of Loss and Resistance: Mapping Bay Area Gentrification”

Erin McElroy Doctoral Candidate, Department of Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz Director, Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, http://www.antievictionmap.com emmcelro@ucsc.edu It’s difficult to map the multiple landscapes being produced amidst the … Continue reading

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A video abstract – “Migration, the Urban Periphery, and the Politics of Migrant Lives” – and the 2016 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture

Forthcoming in Antipode 48(5) this November, and available online now, Francis Collins’ “Migration, the Urban Periphery, and the Politics of Migrant Lives” explores the marginalisation of migrant lives through the narratives of workers in the … Continue reading

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“Sur les Toits”: A Symposium on the Prison Protests in Early 1970s France

Introduction: The Making Visible of Carceral Politics Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick This symposium contains a rich collection of contributions based on the screening of the French documentary film Sur … Continue reading

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The 2015/16 Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards – the results

The Foundation’s trustees held their AGM here in Cardiff earlier this month, and on the agenda were the Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards. This year we received 116 applications for S-APAs … Continue reading

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Book Review Symposium – Andrew Brooks’ “Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes”

Andrew Brooks, Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes, London: Zed Books, 2015. ISBN: 9781783600670 (paper); ISBN: 9781783600687 (cloth) Editor’s Introduction This forum brings together three … Continue reading

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The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture – “Now What?” by Michael Watts

The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture Now What? Michael Watts University of California, Berkeley The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture will be presented by Michael Watts on Wednesday 30th March, from 17:20 to 19:00 … Continue reading

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Book review essay – Sara Nelson on Jason Moore’s “Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital”

Jason W. Moore, Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital, New York: Verso, 2015. ISBN: 9781781689011 (cloth); ISBN: 9781781689028 (paper); ISBN: 9781781689042 (ebook) Review by … Continue reading

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Anarchism! Video abstract, new paper, and more…

One of the most fertile areas of radical/critical geography at the moment has got to be anarchist geographies. Coming out in the journal we’ve had a special issue (papers here … Continue reading

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Paul Gilroy’s 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture – “Offshore Humanism” – now available

We’re pleased to present a film of the 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture, Paul Gilroy’s “Offshore Humanism”. Prof. Gilroy delivered the lecture in Exeter in September. He is Professor of American and English Literature at … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Towards a Metaphilosophy of the Urban” by Andy Merrifield

I suspect I’m not the only one thrilled by the prospect of seeing Henri Lefebvre’s great philosophical tract, Métaphilosophie, from half-a-century ago, finally make it into English. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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New title in the Antipode Book Series – Marion Werner’s Global Displacements: The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean

This month we’ve published a new title in the Antipode Book Series—Marion Werner’s Global Displacements: The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean. Challenging the main ways we debate globalization, … Continue reading

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Grounding the Anthropocene: Sites, Subjects, Struggles in the Bakken Oil Fields

Grounding the Anthropocene: Sites, Subjects, Struggles in the Bakken Oil Fields A report from an Antipode Foundation International Workshop Bruce Braun, Mat Coleman, Mary Thomas, and Kathryn Yusoff Figure 1: … Continue reading

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Traditional Markets Under Threat: Why It’s Happening and What Traders and Customers Can Do

We recently launched the 2015/16 call for applications for the Antipode Foundation’s Scholar-Activist Project Awards (see here). The Awards are grants of up to GB£10,000.00 intended to support collaborations between academics, … Continue reading

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Book Review Symposium – Shiloh Krupar’s Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste

Shiloh R. Krupar, Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780816676385 (cloth); ISBN: 9780816676392 (paper) Editor’s introduction – Jenna Loyd, University of … Continue reading

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“A People’s Story of Detroit” – documentary made with the support of the Antipode Foundation

One of the very first Scholar-Activist Project Awards made by the Antipode Foundation was to Andrew Newman (Wayne State University), Sara Safransky (Vanderbilt University) and Linda Campbell (Building Movement Project). … Continue reading

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Public lectures and panels at Antipode’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice – videos now available

The Antipode Foundation’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, in June. A highlight of the week was a series of public lectures and … Continue reading

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The 2015 Antipode AAG Lecture – “People Without Property in Jobs: Stuart Hall and the Conundrums of Contemporary Urbanization in India”

On Wednesday April 22nd, Vinay Gidwani (University of Minnesota) presented the 2015 Antipode AAG Lecture. Entitled “People Without Property in Jobs: Stuart Hall and the Conundrums of Contemporary Urbanization in India”, … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, open access in Antipode – ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’

Hot off the press this week we have something special courtesy of Stuart Elden (University of Warwick) and Adam David Morton (University of Sydney) – a translation (by Warwick’s Matthew … Continue reading

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