Experimental Geographies

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

David Harvey at Crisis-Scapes Conference

David Harvey speaking at the Crisis-Scapes Conference: Athens and Beyond

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Metrics Cannot Measure Research Quality: A Response to the HEFCE Consultation

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
The Higher Education Funding Council for England are reviewing the idea of using metrics (or citation counts) in research assessment. We think using…

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

# ARCHIPELAGO 38 /// Mobilizing for War: Targets, Enemies, and Exceptional Legislations with Derek Gregory

Originally posted on The Funambulist:
Baseball field in Maryland as filmed by a drone /// Project by Tomas Van Houtryve The latest conversation I released for Archipelago was recorded on May 9,…

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

David Harvey and Andy Merrifield

Via Pluto Press: “David Harvey and Andy Merrifield launch their new books Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (2014) and The New Urban Question (Pluto, 2014), with an evening … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Biometric war

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
The US military’s obsession with biometrics is, in part, the product of its phantasmatic desire to make the battlespace fully transparent, as its incorporation within the…

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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
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