Category Archives: Archives

‘Objects of Inquiry: Ways of Seeing, Ways of Knowing in the Humanities’

I will contribute to a panel this evening at the University of Wyoming Art Museum, about the status of objects in humanities research. The occasion for our panel is a visit from Jim Harris, the Andrew W Mellon Foundation Teaching … Continue reading

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Mexican Transitions: Tlatelolco, stories of progress, and becoming adult in Mexico City

The program for the 2017 Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers meeting in New Orleans is now available online. I will present a paper I’m developing from out of my work in Mexico City (abstract below). Mexican Transitions: Tlatelolco, stories of … 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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The materiality of archives — preliminaries for the work of forging solidarities

Three years ago today, I was in Mexico City for one of my research trips. I’m revisiting the notes and photographs from this particular trip today as I return to writing a review article on political geographies of memory and … Continue reading

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