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Spatial Justice and Indigenous Rights

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Just out: the latest issue of Justice Spatiale/Spatial Justice, guest edited by Béatrice Collignon and Irène Hirt, on Spatial Justice and Indigenous People. It is freely accessible (and fully bilingual) here: Contents:…

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The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting

Alex Vasudevan’s much awaited new book will be out next month with Verso: A radical history of squatting and the struggle for the right to remake the city, The Autonomous City is the first popular history of squatting as practised … Continue reading

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Landscape struggles, environmental hegemonies and the politics of urban design

In a previous post I announced the publication of a new article about Central Park in Environment and Planning D, this time focusing on the governmental and strategic role of the park’s schemein the context of local struggles to consolidate … Continue reading

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Elden’s Foucault: The Birth of Power

Foucault: The Birth of Power is now available worldwide. The book is published by Polity, and the design fits with Foucault’s Last Decade which came out in 2016. There is a lot about Foucault’s political activism in this second book, … Continue reading

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Our latest issue and a video abstract – “Prefiguring the State”

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The March 2017 issue of Antipode is out now (and available online here). This is the second of our new-look issues; when we launched them in January we said that “…while we look different, we continue to…

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CfP: Los años CIAM en España. La otra Modernidad

Convocatoria para el envío de ponencias aquí.

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Talk at the AA – Thanks and additional materials

I had a great time during the seminar last week at the AA, where I presented my recent research on planning’s role in the destruction of working-class centralities through several historical illustrations from Germany and the US. This is a … Continue reading

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