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Video abstract – “Placing Transport Workers on the Agenda: The Conflicting Logics of Governing Mobility on Bishkek’s Marshrutkas”

We’ve just published the last issue of volume 50 (number 5), and here we’re pleased to present a video abstract by two of the authors, Lela Rekhviashvili and Wladimir Sgibnev from … Continue reading

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Book Review Symposium – Peter James Hudson’s “Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean”

Thanks to Antipode’s very own Katherine McKittrick (Queen’s University) we’re able to present here a superb series of engagements with Peter James Hudson’s Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized … Continue reading

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The Violent Reality of the EU Border: Police Brutality in the Balkans

Earlier this year the Antipode Foundation announced the recipients of its 2018 Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards. The organisers of one of the projects, “Fragile Resistance on the EU Borderzone: The … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Prepper Pedagogy: Civil Defense, Emergency Preparedness, and Nation Building”

Sara Matthews, Department of Global Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University;  smatthews@wlu.ca Ileana I. Diaz, Department of Geography & Environmental Management, University of Waterloo Murtadha Faraj, Department of Global Studies, Wilfrid Laurier … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Christine Blasey Ford and Geographies of Aggression and Repair”

Natalie Oswin Department of Geography, McGill University natalie.oswin@mcgill.ca Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC on Thursday 27 September 2018. Commentaries on this event … Continue reading

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Announcing Antipode’s 7th Institute for the Geographies of Justice, Mexico City, 17-21 June 2019

Antipode’s 7th Institute for the Geographies of Justice Antipode’s 7th Institute for the Geographies of Justice (IGJ) will take place in Mexico City, Mexico, from June 17th to 21st 2019. To date, Antipode had hosted … Continue reading

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Video abstract – “A Chronotope of Containment Development: Europe’s Migrant Crisis and Africa’s Reterritorialization”

Forthcoming in early 2019 in the first issue of our 50th anniversary volume, Antipode 51(1), and available online now, “A Chronotope of Containment Development: Europe’s Migrant Crisis and Africa’s Reterritorialization” by Loren Landau … Continue reading

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The 2018 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture – “Trauma Geographies: Broken Bodies and Lethal Landscapes” by Derek Gregory

The 2018 Antipode Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) Lecture Trauma Geographies: Broken Bodies and Lethal Landscapes Derek Gregory Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Department … Continue reading

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Book review symposium – Brenda Parker’s “Masculinities and Markets: Raced and Gendered Urban Politics in Milwaukee”

Thanks to Heather McLean (University of Glasgow) we’re able to present here a superb series of engagements with Brenda Parker’s Masculinities and Markets: Raced and Gendered Urban Politics in Milwaukee. Published last year … Continue reading

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Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards – 2017/18 recipients

As many will know, Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography is owned by the Antipode Foundation, a charity registered here in the UK. The Foundation grants an exclusive right to … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Venezuela: It’s all about the oil”

Sean Field, University of Toronto Mississauga, sean.field@utoronto.ca Venezuela is in crisis (Buxton 2016; Hetland 2016; Human Rights Watch 2018a; Petras 2013). US sanctions and recent calls for a military coup … Continue reading

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“Much More Than You Think: The Spatialities of Italian Autonomy” – Interview with Neil Gray, author of “Beyond the Right to the City: Territorial Autogestion and the Take over the City Movement in 1970s Italy”

Neil Gray and Hamish Kallin, June 2018 Hamish Kallin: What first got you interested in Italian autonomism? Neil Gray: My personal biography is perhaps not of much interest, but reflecting … Continue reading

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The 2018 Antipode NZGS-IAG Lecture – “Global Red Power: Fanon and Mao on Turtle Island” by Glen Coulthard

Join us at the University of Auckland on Friday 13th July at 4:20pm for the 2018 Antipode New Zealand Geographical Society / Institute of Australian Geographers Lecture, “Global Red Power: Fanon and … Continue reading

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American Myth and the Embodied Geographies of School Shootings

A Critical Intervention Against Neoliberal White Supremacy by Coleman A. Allums, Hilda E. Kurtz and Taylor J. Hafley, University of Georgia I. Parkland On 14 February 2018, a former student forcibly entered Marjory … Continue reading

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The Old New Brutalism? Rekindling Brutalist Ethics from Artwashed Aesthetics

by Oli Mould (Royal Holloway, University of London) The fate of Robin Hood Gardens was sealed a long time ago. Ever since plans were formally submitted for its demolition in 2010, … Continue reading

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Antipode Volume 50, Number 3 – “Mediterranean Movements: Mobility Struggles, Border Restructuring, and the Humanitarian Frontier” – out now

The print and online versions of our June 2018 issue are out now. After opening with four brilliant contributions to conversations well-established in the journal – “Navigating the Fault Lines: … Continue reading

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May Day departure and arrivals

It’s not only International Workers’ Day, but also, here in Wales, Calan Haf, and, in Scotland, Ireland and elsewhere, Beltane. Calan Haf and Beltane mark the start of the summer months, and … Continue reading

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The 2018 Antipode AAG Lecture – “Between the Wage and the Commons: Directions for a New Feminist Agenda” by Silvia Federici

The 2018 Antipode AAG Lecture Between the Wage and the Commons: Directions for a New Feminist Agenda Silvia Federici (Hofstra University, New York) The 2018 Antipode AAG Lecture will take … Continue reading

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New book reviews, 2018

Spring has finally sprung in the Northern Hemisphere, and here at Antipode we’re looking back at a winter in which we’ve published some brilliant book reviews. As well as three … Continue reading

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In Solidarity

Dear members of the Antipode community, We, the Editorial Collective of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, stand in heartfelt solidarity with members of the University and College Union (UCU) … Continue reading

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Announcing the “Clyde Woods Black Geographies Specialty Group Graduate Student Paper Award”

Antipode is proud to be working with the AAG’s Black Geographies Specialty Group (BGSG) to support their new graduate student paper award, named in honour of the late Clyde Woods… Clyde Woods Black … Continue reading

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Book review – “The Extractive Zone: Social Ecologies and Decolonial Perspectives”, “The Conflict Shoreline: Colonization as Climate Change in the Negev Desert” and “In the Wake: On Blackness and Being”

Macarena Gómez-Barris, The Extractive Zone: Social Ecologies and Decolonial Perspectives, Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-8223-6875-5 (cloth); ISBN: 978-0-8223-6897-7 (paper) Eyal Weizman and Fazal Sheikh, The Conflict Shoreline: Colonization … Continue reading

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Out now – Antipode volume 50, issue 2

It’s early February so, naturally, we’ve just published our March 2018 issue. Antipode 50(2) opens with eight essays spanning the breadth of contemporary critical geography… Karen Buckley’s “Space, Social Relations, and … Continue reading

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Book review – Paul Richards’ “Ebola: How a People’s Science Helped End an Epidemic” (Zed Books, 2016)

Paul Richards, Ebola: How a People’s Science Helped End an Epidemic, London: Zed Books, 2016. ISBN: 9781783608591 (cloth); ISBN: 9781783608584; ISBN: 9781783608614 (ebook) Black Mirror: Did Neoliberal Epidemiology Impose Its … Continue reading

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Video abstract – “Political Ecologies of Global Health: Pesticide Exposure in Southwestern Ecuador’s Banana Industry”

We recently published our first issue of 2018, and here we follow it with a video abstract from one of its authors, Ben Brisbois. Ben’s paper, “Political Ecologies of Global … Continue reading

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New year, new issue – and it’s free…

Here it is, the first issue of Antipode’s 50th volume, free to download.* “Where every breeze speaks of courage and liberty”: Offshore Humanism and Marine Xenology, or, Racism and the Problem of … Continue reading

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Book review – Adam Mayer’s Naija Marxisms: Revolutionary Thought in Nigeria (Pluto Press, 2016)

Reviewed by Michael Watts (Department of Geography, UC Berkeley) It is a striking irony that while Marxian ideas were omnipresent in serious intellectual and political circles across the African continent … Continue reading

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Translation and Outreach – Call for Proposals

The Antipode Foundation is committed to “internationalising” its activities, that is, maximising the diversity of those submitting and subscribing to the journal, applying for International Workshop and Scholar-Activist Project Awards, … Continue reading

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Video abstract – “Generating Confusion, Concern, and Precarity through the Right to Rent Scheme in Scotland” – and two new issues

Looking forward to 2018 and Antipode’s 50th volume, we’ve got some brilliant papers coming out. We’ll get to the first and second issues below; first up there’s Issue 3, which will … Continue reading

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Latest book reviews, December 2017

The end of 2017 is nigh, so it’s time to look back at the book reviews we’ve published in the last quarter… There are some timely essays in this latest … Continue reading

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Intervention – “1.5 year City Plaza: A Project on the Antipodes of Bordering and Control Policies”

Olga Lafazani PhD, Department of Geography, Harokopio University, Athens Member of City Plaza Squat https://hua.academia.edu/OlgaLafazani, olgalafazani@yahoo.gr The idea of a large-scale housing squat for refugees was first proposed in September … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Accumulation by Restoration: Degradation Neutrality and the Faustian Bargain of Conservation Finance”

Accumulation by Restoration: Degradation Neutrality and the Faustian Bargain of Conservation Finance Amber Huff Institute of Development Studies and STEPS Centre a.huff@ids.ac.uk Andrea Brock University of Sussex a.brock@sussex.ac.uk In this … Continue reading

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Now online – the 2017 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture, “Retelling Stories, Disrupting ‘the Social’, Relearning the World” by Richa Nagar

The 2017 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture Retelling Stories, Disrupting “the Social”, Relearning the World Richa Nagar (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities) The 2017 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture took place on August 30th at the Royal Geographical Society (with … Continue reading

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On Being Outside “the Project”: A Symposium in honor of Susan Christopherson

The radical geography community lost one of its leading lights last year when Susan Christopherson, Professor of City and Regional Planning and Department Chair at Cornell, passed away. In 1989, … Continue reading

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Latest book reviews

Readers will no doubt know that all Antipode book reviews in our online repository, Wiley Online Library, are freely available to download, and that since 2013 we’ve been publishing all … Continue reading

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New titles in the Antipode Book Series for 2017

So far this year we’ve published three new titles in the Antipode Book Series: Other Geographies: The Influences of Michael Watts edited by Sharad Chari (University of California, Berkeley), Susanne Freidberg … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Race, Rurality, and Radical Geography in the US”

Levi Van Sant (Georgia Southern University) and Kai Bosworth (University of Minnesota) The election of Donald Trump, exacerbated by Brexit and the apparent growth of right wing populism around the … Continue reading

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The 2017 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture – “Retelling Stories, Disrupting ‘the Social’, Relearning the World” by Richa Nagar

The 2017 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture Retelling Stories, Disrupting “the Social”, Relearning the World Richa Nagar (University of Minnesota / Rhodes University) The 2017 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture will take place on … Continue reading

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Authors Meet Critics: Harald Bauder’s Migration Borders Freedom and Pierpaolo Mudu and Sutapa Chattopadhyay’s Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy

Authors Meet Critics Migration Borders Freedom By Harald Bauder Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy Edited by Pierpaolo Mudu and Sutapa Chattopadhyay American Association of Geographers 2017 Annual Meeting, Boston, April … Continue reading

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The Antipode Foundation’s Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards, 2018

As many will know, Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography is owned by the Antipode Foundation, a charity registered here in the UK. The Foundation grants an exclusive right to publish the … Continue reading

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Intervention – “The Trump Effect? Whiteness, Masculinity, and Working-Class Lives”

Barbara Ellen Smith (Virginia Tech) and Jamie Winders (Syracuse University) In this intervention, we critique the ways that the combination of whiteness, masculinity, and economic precarity in contemporary working-class U.S. … Continue reading

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The Union of Socialist Geographers Newsletter, 1975-1983

We’re pleased to announce that AntipodeFoundation.org is now the home of the archive of the Union of Socialist Geographers! Thanks to the tireless work of Jim Thatcher (University of Washington … Continue reading

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Book review symposium – Rebecca Kinney’s “Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit as America’s Postindustrial Frontier”

Editor’s introduction In the opening chapter of Rebecca Kinney’s Beautiful Wasteland, a book focused on the dissection of the narrative of a new Detroit, a decade of hype and hope, … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Race-baiting and The Writers’ Union of Canada” by NourbeSe Philip

In May 2017 Hal Niedzviecki wrote a short piece titled “Winning the appropriation prize” in Write magazine from the Writers’ Union of Canada (see Appendix 1) that reignited a conversation … Continue reading

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The Antipode Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards 2016/17 – the results

As many will know, Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography is owned by the Antipode Foundation, a charity registered here in the UK. The Foundation grants an exclusive right to publish … Continue reading

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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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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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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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