Public lectures and panels this week at Antipode’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice

The Antipode Foundation’s 5th Institute for the Geographies of Justice is taking place this week in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the organisers would like to invite people in the area to a series of public lectures and panels:

On Monday 22nd June, Ruth Wilson Gilmore (Professor of Geography at the City University of New York) will be presenting “Extraction: Abolition Geography and the Problem of Innocence” at 17:30;

On Tuesday 23rd, Edgar Pieterse (Director of the African Centre for Citiesat the University of Cape Town) will participate in a discussion on “The Contemporary African City: Crises, Potentials, and Limits“;

On Wednesday 24th, Gillian Hart (Professor of Geography and Development Studies at UC Berkeley) and Françoise Vergès (Chair in the Global South at the Collège d’études mondiales) will participate in a discussion on “Capital, Disposability, Occupations“;

And on Thursday 25th, Ananya Roy (Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley) will be presenting “City’s End: Making the ‘People’s Territory’“, with an introduction from Achille Mbembe (Convenor of the JohannesburgWorkshop in Theory and Criticism at the University of the Witwatersrand).

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