Intervention – “The Pangolin and the Coal Mine: Challenging the Forces of Extractivism, Human Rights Abuse, and Planetary Calamity”

Kristen Lyons, Anthony Esposito and Murrawah Johnson Crisis has settled into our material and emotional landscapes, bearing down upon ecologies, human life, and everyday people’s...
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Intervention – “Disaster Capitalism, COVID-19, and Single-Use Plastic”

Nils Johansson (Strategic Sustainability Studies, KTH Royal Institute of Technology) Introduction COVID-19 is a disaster. Over two million people have died. And, as noted by Anthony...
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Intervention – “What is Community Policing Theory?”

Biko Agozino (Virginia Tech; agozino@vt.edu), Emmanuel C. Onyeozili (University of Maryland Eastern Shore), Augustine Agu (UNICEF) and Patrick Ibe (Albany State University) With the mounting...
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Intervention – “Elements of Contestation: Sectarianism, Extractive Violence, and the Forensics of Lebanon’s October Revolution”

Sara Fregonese (University of Birmingham; s.fregonese@bham.ac.uk) La tahriqū Lubnān be l ta’ifiyya (“Don’t burn Lebanon with sectarianism”) – Sign at fire rangers’ protest,...
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Intervention Symposium – “Black Humanity: Bearing Witness to COVID-19”

Introduction – “In the Midst of All This Terrible…”: White Supremacy and the Story of Race during the Pandemic Elaine Coburn (York University; ecoburn@yorku.ca) and Wesley Crichlow...
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Intervention – “The (In)Visible Student Body: Covid-19 and the Embodiment of International Mobilities”

Johanna L. Waters, University College London; johanna.waters@ucl.ac.uk I want to discuss the invisibility of the international student body in the West and how Covid-19 has rendered it, at...
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Intervention – “Don’t Save ‘the World’; Embrace a Pluriverse!”

Saurabh Arora (s.arora@sussex.ac.uk) and Andy Stirling (a.c.stirling@sussex.ac.uk), Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex The United Nations completed 75 years on 24 October...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Include Tenant Rights and the Right to Housing in the Call for Abolition”

In preparation for the conclusion of Michigan’s COVID-19 eviction moratorium, Michigan’s Supreme Court issued Administrative Order No. 2020-17 outlining the priority scheduling of upcoming...
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Commoning the City – Ash Amin, Massimo De Angelis, Shannon Mattern, and Richard Sennett in conversation with Michal Huss and Konstantinos Pittas

***A downloadable version of the following conversation is available here*** On 12-13 June 2020 we held an online conference in association with the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Un Niño Una Radio”

In Peru, the national COVID-19 lockdown began on Sunday 16 March 2020. In Iquitos, the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and the largest city in the world that cannot be reached by car, the...
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