Experimental Geographies

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

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

Landscape and Robert Macfarlane’s The Old Ways

“[…] ‘landscape’ is not something to be viewed and appraised from a distance, as if it were a panel in a frieze or a canvas in a frame. It is … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rudi Dutschke, Victor Serge and Kronstadt

I’m currently in the middle of Gretschen Dutschke-Klotz’s harrowing biography of her late husband Rudi Dutschke, Rudi Dutschke. Wir hatten ein barbarisches, schönes Leben. Eine Biographie. At one point, Dutschke-Klotz recalls a trip … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment