Experimental Geographies

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

Tag Archives: Anti-Gentrification

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

Book on the History of Squatting in Berlin

I’ve just been offered a contract to write a spatial history of squatting in Berlin for the RGS-IBG Book Series. I’m very excited and look forward to finishing the manuscript. … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Liebig 14: Eviction

Naja. I feel really guilty not to have posted earlier on the eviction of residents living in the Liebig 14 alternative housing project in Berlin-Friedrichshain. They were evicted on the … Continue reading

February 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Gängeviertel in Hamburg: One-Year Anniversary

I’ve just returned from a trip to Hamburg where I was conducting some research in the archives of the Hamburg Instiut für Sozialforschung. The archive contains a wealth of information … Continue reading

August 22, 2010 · Leave a comment