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A bit of radical humour for AAG week…

"A true joke...suddenly and explosively lets us see the familiar defamiliarised, the ordinary made extraordinary, and the real rendered surreal...Humour brings about a change of situation..." - Simon...
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Critical dialogue – 'What Can We Do? The Challenge of Being New Academics in Neoliberal Universities'

Many readers will be familiar with the Antipode Foundation's Institute for the Geographies of Justice. Taking place every two years, the IGJ is a week-long opportunity for doctoral students,...
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Call for contributions – Forum on 'Communifesto for Fuller Geographies: Towards Mutual Security'

Antipode has always welcomed the infusion of new ideas and the shaking-up of old positions through productive debate, never being committed to just one view of analysis or politics. Its symposium...
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Symposium on the Participatory Geographies Research Group’s ‘Communifesto for Fuller Geographies: Towards Mutual Security’

We're delighted to be continuing our symposium series with this collection of responses to the Participatory Geographies Research Group’s ‘Communifesto for Fuller Geographies: Towards Mutual...
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Geographers, get blogging

We’ve circulated calls for contributions to AntipodeFoundation.org before (see here), inviting interventions which either link published research to contemporary matters of concern or simply sketch...
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Video abstract – Pauline McGuirk and Phillip O’Neill talk about 'Critical geographies with the state: The problem of social vulnerability and the politics of engaged research'

"The debate over relevance in geography was not really about relevance (whoever heard of irrelevant human activity?), but about whom our research was relevant to..." David Harvey's (1974: 23) lesson,...
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Life and time(s) in the neoliberal university: Tell me about it (seriously, do)

by Christian Anderson, City University of New York Last semester I spent one night a week sleeping on the floor in a small, windowless student office at my university. I had an adjunct teaching load...
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Intervention – The brutal lives of others: Exploitation in the academy

by Kean Birch, York University In the Chronicle of Higher Education, William Pannapacker - under his pen name Thomas H. Benton - wrote an article titled ‘Graduate school in the humanities: Just...
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