Category Archives: Resistance Studies

Group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing

I recently returned to some collaborative writing from the “Breaking Consent” project. Our first paper from the project will be on group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing. The intention is to produce a contribution to academic and movement-relevant … Continue reading

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Tension between innovation and reification in the spatiality of social movements

Priska Daphi has a new paper in Political Geography which usefully examines the enduring effects of protest waves, aligning — for me — with Lise Nelson’s excellent 2003 paper in Society and Space on the “sedimentation” in place of movement … Continue reading

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‘The Aesthetic of Our Anger: Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music’

Minor Compositions recently published The Aesthetic of Our Anger: Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music, edited by Mike Dines and Matthew Worley. A free copy is available on the publisher’s website. The book is also available bound, for purchase through the website. … Continue reading

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CFP/convocatoria – NAASN conference in Mexico City, April 2017

See below, the CFP for the 2017 North American Anarchist Studies Network (NAASN) conference, which will be held in Mexico for the first time next year, April 28-30, in the Biblioteca Social Reconstruir (BSR), in Mexico City. En español: La … Continue reading

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Profiling, b/ordering, and the political work of pedagogy – panel for AAG in San Francisco

Sutapa Chattopadhyay and I are organizing a set of panels for the 2016 AAG meeting in San Francisco. I cut and paste a description of the panels below. Confirmed participants include Maegan Miller, Serin Houston, Paul Routledge, Jack Norton, Brian … Continue reading

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Institute for Human Geography supports ‘Breaking consent, making space for racial and economic justice’

I am collaborating with several organizers for the Ohio Student Association (Malaya Davis, James Hayes, Stuart McIntyre, Molly Shack) and fellow geographers Guillermo Bervejillo and Meredith Krueger (both founding members of OSA, now grad students at UBC and UW respectively) … Continue reading

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“Space, Agency and Contestation” at the International Conference of Historical Geographers

This session looks likely to be of interest to readers of this blog. The suggested topics for papers certainly resonate with some of my own research trajectories (e.g., on practices and spaces of solidarity, and on making usable pasts). The … Continue reading

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