Category Archives: Activism

New chapter on “Political education in protest camps”

Protest Camps in International Context: Spaces, Infrastructures, and Media of Resistance will be published at the end of this month on Policy Press. I have contributed a chapter from my research in Mexico City. The editors (Gavin Brown, Anna Feigenbaum, … Continue reading

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Photos from the second anniversary (in Mexico City) of the Ayotzinapa disappearances

Thousands of people marched in Mexico City yesterday to mark the second anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 student teachers of the Escuela Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos on September 26, 2014. Signs carried in the march, the chants, … Continue reading

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Back in Mexico City around the second anniversary of #Ayotzinapa

I am still in the early days of a short trip for fieldwork around the second anniversary of the forced disappearance of the student teachers in Guerrero. This is the first of two posts today. I will post another this … Continue reading

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My review of Stuart Aitken’s “The Ethnopoetics of Space and Transformation”

My review of Stuart Aitken’s book The Ethnopoetics of Space and Transformation: Young People’s Engagement, Activism and Aesthetics has been published in Emotion, Space and Society, linked here. (Contact me for the full text if you do not have access.) … Continue reading

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‘Political activism across the life-couse’ — CFP for a special issue of Contemporary Social Science

This Call For Papers for a special issue of Contemporary Social Science may be of interest to readers of the blog. (Thank you, Anne Pfister, for drawing my attention to the CFP.) The deadline for submitting papers is October 31, … Continue reading

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‘Reading Reclus between Italy and South America,’ Frederico Ferretti in the Journal of Historical Geography

Frederico Ferretti’s recently published article in the Journal of Historical Geography is of interest as I read for my work on the materiality of archives. Ferretti’s focus on the international circulation of anarchist geographical knowledge will also complement Kristin Ross’ … Continue reading

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We lost a leader

MarShawn McCarrell ended his life on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse late on Monday. A poet in life and a poet in death. MarShawn was an organizer with the Ohio Student Association, and he founded his own direct service … Continue reading

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