Category Archives: Politics

Upcoming talk at University of Denver: “Politicizing Landscapes of Disappearance in Central Mexico”

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“Fragments of an anti‐fascist geography” in political geography section of GECO

Geography Compass has just published Ant Ince‘s new article on anti-fascist geography in the journal’s political geography section, “Fragments of an anti‐fascist geography: Interrogating racism, nationalism, and state power.” We are looking ahead to some exciting publications in the coming months, … Continue reading

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Launch event in Mexico City for ‘Ejercicios de resistencia’

The artist David Hernández has organized a book project (Ejercicios de resistencia) and a convergence of artists whose work in 2018 is, in part, commemorating the events of 1968 in Mexico City. The Centro Cultural Universitario in Tlatelolco is hosting … Continue reading

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Editorial: An active role for political geography in our current conjuncture

*** Wiley has released the early view of our co-authored statement of an editorial direction for the political geography section of Geography Compass. In the essay, An active role for political geography in our current conjuncture, Kevin Grove and I describe … Continue reading

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Call for Chapter Proposals – Volume on Youth, Law and Politics

This call for chapters may be of interest to readers of the blog. It dovetails nicely with the focus on categories and their facilitation of governance which animates some of the more exciting work on political geographies of young people. … Continue reading

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‘Geohumanities and climate change skepticism’ in political geography section of Geography Compass

Kolson Schlosser has a timely new article on Geohumanities and climate change skepticism in the political geography section of Geography Compass. We have recently assembled an updated editorial board for the political geography section of the journal, and we are … Continue reading

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“The end” of the state of emergency one month after Erdoğan victory in Turkey

We are less than one month out after Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s victory in a snap election he called, in order to “end uncertainty,” amidst economic troubles and political restlessness. After more than two years of anti-democratic repression of freedom of … Continue reading

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