Manchester, UK, 18 – 22 May 2009

The second IGJ was organised by Nik Heynen, Noel Castree and Paul Chatterton, and hosted by Manchester’s School of Environment and Development and Leeds’ School of Geography.

Some of the participants recently published an intervention, ‘What can we do? The challenge of being new academics in neoliberal universities’, in Antipode. You can read it, without a subscription, here.

Plenary contributors


  • Andre Pusey, Leeds University
  • Cheryl Gowar, University of Mary Washington
  • Daniel Olmos, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Dawn Hoogeveen, University of British Columbia
  • Jason Beery, University of Manchester
  • Jerónimo Montero, Durham University
  • John Paul C. Catungal, University of Toronto
  • Kean Birch, University of Strathclyde
  • Kyja Noack-Lundberg, La Trobe University
  • Marit Rosol, Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt
  • Melinda Alexander, Arizona State University
  • Miranda Morgan, University of Manchester
  • Mona Atia, George Washington University
  • Nathan Clough, University of Minnesota
  • Nicole Laliberté, Pennsylvania State University
  • Nina Martin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Omar Jabary Salamanca, Gent University
  • Pere Ariza-Montobbio, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Punam Khosla, York University
  • Sean Gillon, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Simon Addison, University of Oxford
  • Sophie Bond, University of Glasgow
  • Tina Harris, City University of New York
  • Vanessa Lamb, York University
  • Vinny Pattison, University of Manchester