Category Archives: Calls, Convocatorias

“Social Justice and the City” – Annals of the AAG special issue

Nik Heynen circulated the following Call for Abstracts for a special issue of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers on “Social Justice and the City.” The title clearly echoes David Harvey’s 1973 book, now available in a revised … Continue reading

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Subconferences: For Minor Spaces of […]

Eli Meyerhoff circulated a call for participants in a workshop at the Dimensions of Political Ecology (DOPE) conference. The proposed workshop reflects Eli’s work on the politics of curriculum planning and education. It also promises to extend conversations at the … Continue reading

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Financial support of social, economic, and environmental justice work from Edge Fund

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CFP from ‘the Oakland School’ of urban studies

Andrea Miller sent me this Call for Papers, relevant to the 2016 meeting of the Association of American Geographers in San Francisco. It will be of interest to readers of the blog. *** CFP: “The ‘Other’ Side of the Bay: … Continue reading

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Books available for review in the Journal of Cultural Geography

Jeffrey Smith, the Book Review Editor for the Journal of Cultural Geography, has updated the list of books available for review in that journal. Potential reviewers are encouraged to be in touch (jssmith7@ksu.edu). “Serious offers only,” Jeff writes.

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Rethinking Cities in the Global South: Urban Violence, Social Inequality and Spatial Justice

Rohit Negi circulated a Call for Abstracts for a conference to take place 20-22 January 2016 in Mumbai. The conference is the culmination of the IDRC funded project, “People, Places and Infrastructure: Countering Urban Violence and Promoting Peace in Mumbai, … Continue reading

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“Reconfiguring Global Space” at IU – Bloomington, July 14-17

Majed Akhter circulated an announcement today for the upcoming “Reconfiguring Global Space” conference at Indiana University – Bloomington, which looks excellent. All talks and other programming are free and open to all. Excerpts from Majed’s announcement are cut-and-pasted below. *** … Continue reading

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Annual Conference of International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture

Chris Post circulated a call for participation in the annual conference on Landscape, Place, and Material Culture, hosted this September on the campus of Kent State University at Stark. Abstracts are due September 4, 2015.

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“The field formerly known as urban studies”

The call for papers for this session at the 2015 RGS/IBG Conference (below) attracted my attention in the context of discussions I am having with students in my urban geography seminar. For our first meeting, last week, we read Ash … Continue reading

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