Intervention – “Intersectional Contours of Loss and Resistance: Mapping Bay Area Gentrification”

Erin McElroy Doctoral Candidate, Department of Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz Director, Anti-Eviction Mapping Project,...
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Intervention – 'Thinking/Making Geographic Representation'

by Chris Alton, Zulaikha Ayub, Alex Chen, Leif Estrada, Justin Kollar, Patrick Leonard, Martin Pavlinic, Andreas Viglakis and Matthew W. Wilson* Following a seminar in critical and social cartography...
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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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Intervention – Cartographic Nationalism and Territorial Confusion in East Asia

by Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick Introduction The idea of nationhood rests on the claim of a specific territorial area. The cartographic demarcating of territory automatically exposes,...
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Intervention – Remote Sensing as Remote Control? A Political Geography of EU Border Surveillance

by Adam Levy, University of Colorado at Boulder When the EU received the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for advancing “democracy and human rights in Europe”, it joined a group whose more incongruous...
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Intervention – Liberalism’s Slavery and the Geographies of Freedom

by Christopher Taylor, University of Chicago Almost immediately following Barak Obama’s re-election, an image began circulating through Twitter and Facebook that positioned the electoral...
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Critical Cartography as Transformational Learning

by David Meek, University of Georgia A fundamental principle of critical geography is that maps are embodiments of power, differentially legitimizing particular communities, histories, and practices...
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Intervention – The London Olympics: Urban Geopolitics

by Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick As the London Olympics 2012 draw to a final close and the city returns to its quotidian routine it is perhaps time to analyse some of the long-term...
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