Category Archives: History, Historiography, Memory

Political geographies of memory and aesthetics: to remember and also reconfigure the world

I am developing the following review article for Geography Compass. This abstract is far from final, but is perhaps a useful pre-writing exercise for the article to come. Comments welcome. Political geographies of memory and aesthetics: to remember and also … Continue reading

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Memory without organs: denaturalizing repression-heroism

Originally posted on Becoming Poor:
These are the two introductory paragraphs for my final chapter of Between Repression and Heroism: Young People’s Politics in Mexico City After 1968. Some previous writing from the dissertation is posted here. This final chapter…

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Memories of the past, actions in the present: violent pasts today

See below, a very interesting announcement for a workshop at the ‘Thinking with History from the 21st Century’ conference in Madrid this September *** Conference: Thinking with History from the 21st Century is to be held in Madrid, September 2014, … Continue reading

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On Deleuze and Guattari, language, and politics after Mexico City’s 1968

Originally posted on Becoming Poor:
I am working through the following paragraphs for my dissertation, ‘Between Repression and Heroism: Young People’s Politics in Mexico City After 1968‘ (more here). I should note that my reading of Deleuze and Guattari on…

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CFP: Transnational Politics of Memory in Europe

This CFP, sent across the H-Memory list, may be of interest to readers of this blog. *** CFP: Transnational Politics of Memory in Europe – edited volume/special issue While memory studies has seen considerable development at the level of national … Continue reading

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