Category Archives: Mexico

“1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” and other 50th anniversary events

The organizers  for the “1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” conference at Middlebury College have posted information about the conference including the schedule of presentations, and biographies and abstracts of the presenters. I will present a paper from my Between Repression … Continue reading

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Geographies of crime and securitization in neoliberal Mexico, contributions to the Journal of Latin American Geography 16(3)

The editorial team for the Journal of Latin American Geography has released 16(3), which includes a number of excellent contributions, including an interesting analysis of changes in the spatial distribution of violence in Mexico between 2006 and 2011, a process … Continue reading

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‘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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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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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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