Experimental Geographies

"There is tenderness only in the coarsest demand: that no-one shall go hungry any more" – Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia (1974: 156)

Grégoire Chamayou on Poverty and Policing

I am currently reading Grégoire Chamayou’s Manhunts: A Philosophical History. His discussion of policing is disturbingly apposite in an era of punitive workfare and intensifying revanchism against the poor and … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Radical Housing Weekender 2014

The Radical Housing Network in London presents the Housing Weekender 2014. In the words of the organisers, the event which takes place on April 26th and 27th “will bring people … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Novara TV interview with David Harvey

David Harvey talks to Aaron Bastani on Novara TV about contemporary capitalism, crisis, social movements and his new book.

April 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Drone Geographies

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
Radical Philosophy 183 (January/February 2014) is out now.  It includes my essay on ‘Drone Geographies’ which you can access here (and if you scroll down…

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

CFP RGS-IBG 2014 Geographies of Forced Eviction: Dispossession, Violence, Insecurity

Geographies of Forced Eviction: Dispossession, Violence, Insecurity Call for Papers: Royal Geographical Society with IBG Annual Conference, London, 27-29 August 2014. Katherine Brickell, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Inaugural Neil Smith Lecture: Derek Gregory, “The Natures of War”

The Inaugural Neil Smith Lecture at The Institute for Population, Well-being and Environment Research at the University of St Andrews will be delivered by Derek Gregory. Details below: Professor Derek Gregory FRSC … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Further Reflections on the UK Housing Crisis

I can’t recommend enough the deeply sobering interview that James Butler conducted with a Balfron Tower evictee in Tower Hamlets. An upsetting if timely riposte to the egregious Wonga-fuelled boosterism … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment
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