Category Archives: Politics

Free access to “‘To see things in an objective light’: the Dakota Access Pipeline and the ongoing construction of settler colonial landscapes”

Journal of Cultural Geography is providing free access to my co-authored article with Guillaume Proulx, previously described in this post from last year. The map, above, is part of the article. This work comes from our ongoing collaboration on settler … Continue reading

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My new article with Guillaume Proulx on “settler colonial landscapes”

A collaboration that began in my American Landscapes course recently resulted in an article published in the Journal of Cultural Geography (free access here). In this article and in a presentation at the 2019 meeting of the American Association of … Continue reading

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“Re-thinking geoeconomics” in the political geography section of GECO

Geography Compass recently published Sami Moisio (University of Helsinki, Finland) in the political geography section, on a reinterpretation of geoeconomics as political geographies of knowledge‐intensive capitalism. ‘Re-thinking geoeconomics: Towards a political geograpy of economic geographies‘ is notable for putting IR … Continue reading

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CFP, ‘Anxieties of Empire: New Contexts, Shifting Perspectives,’ conference at Middlebury College

The Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs, at Middlebury College, has circulated a Call for Papers for their Eighth Annual International and Interdisciplinary Conference, ‘Anxieties of Empire: New Contexts, Shifting Perspectives.’ Political geographers would certainly find a welcoming audience at this … Continue reading

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Humanitarian aid is never a crime: petition regarding No More Deaths and the case of Scott Warren

This petition was circulated by Johnny Finn on the Latin America Specialty Group of the AAG list. *** Hi All, As I’m sure most of you have heard, geographer and humanitarian activist Scott Warren is currently on trial for several … Continue reading

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Support for “Banishing Ghosts and Building Solidarities in Central Mexico After the Long Sixties”

The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) recently announced its support for a 2019-2020 cohort of faculty fellows. Among the projects supported was my work on the relationship between politics, identity, and space amidst the failures of late liberalism in … Continue reading

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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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