Excess and the Outsides of Capitalism – A Conversation with Vinay Gidwani, Cindi Katz and Neferti Tadiar

Organised by Jessica Dempsey and Geraldine Pratt, UBC jessica.dempsey@geog.ubc.ca, gpratt@geog.ubc.ca

***A downloadable version of the following conversation is available here*** For decades now feminists from all over the world have rethought capitalism beyond the limitations of orthodox and...
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Intervention – “Beyond Disaster Capitalism: Dismantling the Infrastructure of Extraction in Puerto Rico’s Neo-Plantation Economy”

Joaquín Villanueva (Gustavus Adolphus College; jvillanu@gustavus.edu) and Martín Cobián (City University of New York)

A new colonial administration is shocking the nation. The Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB), a Congress-appointed body responsible for managing the Island’s finances, has restructured...
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Intervention – “Race-baiting and The Writers’ Union of Canada” by NourbeSe Philip

In May 2017 Hal Niedzviecki wrote a short piece titled “Winning the appropriation prize” in Write magazine from the Writers’ Union of Canada (see Appendix 1) that reignited a conversation in...
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The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture – “Now What?” by Michael Watts

The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture Now What? Michael Watts University of California, Berkeley The 2016 Antipode AAG Lecture will be presented by Michael Watts on Wednesday 30th March, from 17:20 to...
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Anarchism! Video abstract, new paper, and more…

One of the most fertile areas of radical/critical geography at the moment has got to be anarchist geographies. Coming out in the journal we’ve had a special issue (papers here and video...
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New title in the Antipode Book Series – Marion Werner's Global Displacements: The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean

This month we've published a new title in the Antipode Book Series—Marion Werner's Global Displacements: The Making of Uneven Development in the Caribbean. Challenging the main ways we debate...
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A paper for Armistice Day – Derek Gregory’s “The Natures of War”

The conclusion to this powerful essay–which considers nature as “a medium through which military violence is conducted” in the First and Second World Wars and midcentury Vietnam–is...
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Intervention – "Finding Hope Without Salvation in Mad Max: Fury Road"

Finding Hope Without Salvation in Mad Max: Fury Road by Corin de Freitas, University of British Columbia The recently released "Mad Max: Fury Road" follows the spectacular...
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Intervention – 'From Gaza: A Letter to a Friend'

25 September 2014 Dear Ya’akov, Or have you started calling yourself Jacob since you family moved to America from Tel Aviv? Anyway, this is Yaqub. You remember, your namesake Yaqub, we were...
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Intervention – 'Merkel’s Geography: Maps and Territory in China'

by Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick Maps are vital for the geographic imaginary of the state. They are, as David Harvey (2001) and others (see, for example, Crampton and Elden 2007; Elden...
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