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Hope’s Work

9 Jul 2020, 3:49 p.m.

Abstract This article, given as the Antipode RGS‐IBG Lecture on 28 August 2019, argues that hope can be found through ...


Black Geographies of Respite: Relief, Recuperation, and Resonance at Florida A&M University

7 Jul 2020, 9:59 a.m.

Abstract In this article, I argue that places of respite provide relief from the burdens of oppressive articulations and experiences ...


Homelessness Regulation and Neoliberalism’s Imperial Past: The Janus Face of Anti‐Homeless Urbanism and Tokyo’s Modern Socio‐Spatial Development

6 Jul 2020, 7 p.m.

Abstract Using historical ethnography and a systematic review of research on homelessness in modern Tokyo (1868–2019), I illustrate how imperial ...


Equals in Solidarity: Orfanotrofio’s Housing Squat as a Site for Political Subjectification Across Differences Amid the “Greek Crisis”

4 Jul 2020, 10:27 a.m.

Abstract This article engages with the political struggles staged by illegalised migrants and activists in solidarity amid the long summer ...


State Stigmatisation in Urban Turkey: Managing the “Insurgent” Squatter Dwellers in Dikmen Valley

3 Jul 2020, 9:24 a.m.

Abstract This paper contributes to the accounts of territorial stigmatisation by examining the state role in it in the case ...


#6 Healthy public spaces

30 Jun 2020, 9:18 p.m.

Healthy public spaces EURA Conversations Post #6 – 29 Jun 2020 by Marichela Sepe Italian National Research Council & University ...


#5 Peoples’ responses

23 Jun 2020, 6 a.m.

People’s responses EURA Conversations Post #5 – 22 Jun 2020 by Susanne Søholt Susanne Søholt, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norwegian Institute ...


Door Locks, Wall Stickers, Fireplaces: Assemblage Theory and Home (Un)Making in Lewisham’s Temporary Accommodation

20 Jun 2020, 7:41 p.m.

Abstract This paper explores resident experiences of life in PLACE/Ladywell, a “pop‐up” social housing scheme in London providing temporary accommodation ...

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