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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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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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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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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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