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Historical Materialism 15th Annual Conference

Historical Materialism 15th Annual Conference – 8-11 November 2018, SOAS, London — via Progressive Geographies Advertisements

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Extracurricular: Culler’s Theory of the Lyric

The last issue of Diacritics revolves around Jonathan Culler’s Theory of the Lyric (Harvard University Press, 2015, released in paperback in 2017), a book that has been demanding my attention for a while. Culler’s new ideas in his contribution to … Continue reading

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David Harvey – A Companion to Marx’s Capital, complete edition (Verso, forthcoming November 2018)

Verso is publishing a new, complete edition of David Harvey’s A Companion to Marx’s Capital – out next month. In recent years, we have witnessed a surge of interest in Marx’s work in the effort to understand the origins of our … Continue reading

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Neil Faulkner – A Radical History of the World (Pluto, 2018)

Neil Faulkner, A Radical History of the World (London: Pluto, 2018), was released last month. History is a weapon. The powerful have their version of events, the people have another. And if we understand how the past was forged, we … Continue reading

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Sonja Dümpelmann – Seeing Trees: A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin

Sonja Dümpelmann, Seeing Trees: A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin  — Yale University Press, forthcoming January 2019 A fascinating and beautifully illustrated volume that explains what street trees tell us about humanity’s changing relationship with … Continue reading

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[Re]Form: New Investigations in Urban Form (video)

Recordings of a recent multidisciplinary symposium on urbanization at Harvard GSD, including amongst others papers by Pier Vittorio Aureli, Colin McFarlane and Kees Christiaanse. There is an interesting exchange between Aureli and Neil Brenner at the end of panel 1, … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Fernando Roch

Como muchos lectores de este blog ya sabrán, hace tres semanas fallecía Fernando Roch Peña, catedrático emérito de la Escuela de Arquitectura de Madrid. Fernando fue una figura central en la formación de varias generaciones de urbanistas atraídos por una … Continue reading

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