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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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Interview with Stefan Kipfer – Gramsci as Geographer

Interview with Stefan Kipfer – Gramsci as Geographer in Historical Materialism (open access). Some interesting discussion of his relation to Lefebvre, among other themes. A French version of this interview was originally published at http://revueperiode.net/gramsci-geographe-entretien-avec-stefan-kipfer/ Your research interests include a … Continue reading

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New Militant Cinema | Giancarlo Buonfino’s Totem

In 1968 Giancarlo Buonfino and others created the ‘New Militant Cinema’ Collective in the wake of the explosion of workers’ and students’ struggles in Italy. As far as I know the only film Buonfino and the collective made was Totem … Continue reading

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Jean-Pierre Garnier en Madrid y Valladolid

El sociólogo Jean-Pierre Garnier nos visita una vez más para hablar sobre urbanismo, conflicto social y lucha de clases. El jueves estará en en la sede de FUHEM en Madrid, en un debate titulado ‘Gentrificación: un concepto inadecuado’ (invitación aquí, … Continue reading

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