Category Archives: Critical Human Geography

‘Critical Geographies in Latin America’ – Journal of Latin American Geography 16(1)

The Journal of Latin American Geography has just released a new special issue on ‘Critical Geographies in Latin America,’ which is part of a very intentional turn in the editorial position of the journal (as detailed here in JLAG 15[1]). In … Continue reading

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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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Judith Butler on identity/difference and solidarity

This recent interview with Judith Butler suggests an approach to solidarity — or for Butler, ‘alliance’ — that resonates with the arguments of some human geographers (see relevant posts, here, and here). The following quote from the interview is especially … Continue reading

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Author-Meets-Critics: Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography

I am registered to contribute to an Author-Meets-Critics session at the 2017 AAG meeting in Boston to discuss Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). The AAG Review of Books will publish … Continue reading

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CFP: 5th International Conference on Geographies of Children, Youth and Families

Fifth International Conference on Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Loughborough University, UK 25th-27th September 2017 The theme for the Fifth International Conference in the series (following Reading, Barcelona, Singapore, San Diego) is new geographies of young people and families … Continue reading

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Gender, Feminism, and Geography — a new book series from West Virginia University Press

News from West Virginia University Press: West Virginia University Press is pleased to announce Gender, Feminism, and Geography, a new book series edited by Jennifer L. Fluri and Amy Trauger. The first book series to focus on the study of feminism and … 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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