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Development at the Edge of Difference: Rethinking Capital and Market Relations from Lugu Lake, Southwest China

21 Nov 2019, 11:49 a.m.

Abstract This paper rethinks the relationships between capitalist development in indigenous places and the fabric of local differences and specificities. ...


The Corporate Production of Nationalism

19 Nov 2019, 8 p.m.

Abstract States, government officials, cultural elites, and ordinary citizens are typically the leading characters in academic treatises on nationalism—cast as ...


Neoliberalising Education: New Geographies of Private Tuition, Class Privilege, and Minority Ethnic Advancement

12 Nov 2019, 4:47 p.m.

Abstract Geographic research on neoliberalism has explored the restructuring of educational landscapes wrought through marketisation of preschool, school and higher‐education ...


3rd edition of Mentor&Student Research Lab – the Public Spaces of Tomorrow

8 Nov 2019, 1:17 p.m.

Call for mentors, PhD candidates and students! Join the 3rd edition of Mentor&Student Research Lab – the Public Spaces of ...


The Politics of Crisis: Deconstructing the Dominant Narratives of the Housing Crisis

3 Nov 2019, 7 p.m.

Abstract This paper considers how dominant narratives of the housing crisis, since the 2008 banking crisis in England, have been ...


On “the Concrete”: Labour, Difference and Method

1 Nov 2019, 11:17 a.m.

Abstract This paper develops a genealogy of concrete labour, paying particular attention to debates within marxist, feminist‐marxist and Black feminist ...


From the Right to Mobility to the Right to the Mobile City: Playfulness and Mobilities in Bogotá’s Cycling Activism

31 Oct 2019, 6:03 p.m.

Abstract This paper takes cycling activism in Bogotá (Colombia) as a point of departure to conceptualise the right to the ...


On the Coloniality of “New” Mega‐Infrastructure Projects in East Africa

31 Oct 2019, 10:24 a.m.

Abstract This article responds to a preference for short‐term history in research on the infrastructure turn by engaging with the ...

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