Conjunctural Insurrections – “Representation Matters”

“AK Kritische Geographie Dresden” are a group of geographers trying to bridge academic discourse and political work. Most of our comments and analyses are published on our blog...
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Intervention – “Transitioning From Hope to Optimism and Back Again”

Hanna A. Ruszczyk (Durham University; h.a.ruszczyk@durham.ac.uk) and Ramjee Bhandari (University of Glasgow; ramjee.bhandari@glasgow.ac.uk) Introduction In this Intervention, we consider...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “An International Student in America”

To be an international student in America is a privilege that comes with loneliness, or at least it did three decades ago. Before Charlottesville was marked by an outpouring of hate, it was a small...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Ollas Comunes, the People’s Kitchens”

In Chile, the extent of disparities is neither new nor surprising, and it was one of the issues raised and mobilised by millions of people who took the streets since the beginning of the social...
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Intervention – “On the Function of ‘Crisis’ for Stateless Rohingya”

Patrick DeSutter, 2019-2020 Malini Chowdhury Fellow in Bangladesh Studies, University of California, Berkeley; pjdesutter@berkeley.edu On 5 September, the Bangladesh military escorted a group...
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Intervention – “The ‘Middle Class’ Does Not Exist: A Critique of Gentrification Research”

Ståle Holgersen, Department of Social and Economic Geography and Institute for Housing and Urban Research, Uppsala University; stale.holgersen@kultgeog.uu.se The middle class is a key word in...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Aneftaoratos Runners’ Movement”

“Aneftaoratos” is an independent runners’ movement, horizontally and non-hierarchically organised. Aneftaoratos emerged to meet the growing reclaim of the public space, quasi-released during...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Everyday Activism amid the Pandemic: Civic Associations as Avenues of Hope for the Marginalized”

The Covid-19 pandemic amongst many things has emerged as a social crisis whose costs are unequally distributed due to the profit-seeking and individualizing structure of neoliberalism. For the...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Embodying Absence”

The first time we meet, I think she is going to punch me. Months later we laugh about it in the park as she teaches me to disarm someone with a knife. Dancing, weaving and lunging with sticks, she...
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Intervention – “Gaza as Site and Method: The Settler Colonial City Without Settlers”

Nour Joudah, Department of Geography, UCLA; nourjoudah@ucla.edu … does not compel people to cool contemplation, but rather to explosion and a collision with reality. (Mahmoud...
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