Friday, September 15, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Carolin Genz Humboldt-University of Berlin Sid Smith Hall, Room 5017A Reclaiming the Right to the City – Berlin’s Grassroots Movements Strategies and Network Practices of Urban Resistance The right to the city is fare more than a right of individual access to the resources that […]Read more "Carolin Genz"
Friday, September 8, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Timothy Oakes Professor | Department of Geography University of Colorado Boulder 108N – North House, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place Register here Ethni–cities: urbanization and ethnic space in China China’s explosive rate of urbanization has attracted attention for its unprecedented scale and […]Read more "Timothy Oakes"
Interrupting the Anthropo-Obscene: The De-politicized Politics of the Anthropocene as Immuno-biopolitical Fantasy Erik Swyngedouw, SEED, University of Manchester, UK. Monday. 10.Apr.2017. 3:00-5:00pm. SS5017. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: The staging of the Anthropocene inserts humans as active agents into what hitherto was largely understood as the de-humanized acting force of non-human dynamics. […]Read more "Erik Swyngedouw"
The Geopolitics of Asylum Alison Mountz, Balsillie School of International Affairs + Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfred Laurier University Friday. 24.Mar.2017. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: The geopolitics of asylum operate as a form of the global intimate. This paper calls for greater attention to geopolitics in analyses of political asylum outcomes and […]Read more "Alison Mountz"
Capital’s allegories: The transition to capitalism and the national question Gavin Walker, Department of History, McGill University Friday. 27.Jan.2016. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies ABSTRACT:The transition to capitalism remains one of the most contested issues in historical analysis, in a wide variety of geographical sites and local contexts. Was the transition to […]Read more "Gavin Walker"
David Harvey – Visualizing Capital Tuesday, January 17, 3:30-5:30pm – Please register here George Inatieff Theater – 15 Devonshire Place This is a free public lecture. Space is limited, and registration for a free ticket is required. David Harvey is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of […]Read more "David Harvey"
Food systems and sovereignty: Exploring geographies of uneven development in the Caribbean Marion Werner, Department of Geography, SUNY-Buffalo Friday. 13.Jan.2016. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies ABSTRACT: This talk considers broader debates on food sovereignty and uneven development in relation to the Dominican Republic’s food system. The Dominican state remains central to the […]Read more "Marion Werner"
Revolting New York: How Riots, Uprisings, and Revolutions Shape the Urban Landscape Don Mitchell, Department of Geography, Syracuse University Friday. 2.Dec.2016. 4:00-6:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: Riots, revolts, uprisings, and revolutions have been a near-constant and a decisive force in shaping New York City’s landscape. From the revolt of the Munsee […]Read more "Don Mitchell"
Thinking with the trouble: Human-fish relations, reciprocity and the petro-state in Treaty Six Territory, Alberta Zoe Todd, Carleton University Friday. 9.Dec.2016. 4:00-6:00pm. SS5017. 100 St. George Street Tea. Coffee. Cookies. ABSTRACT: Donna Haraway has recently called up us to ‘stay with the trouble’ in these turbulent times of the (so-called) Anthropocene. In this talk, I take […]Read more "Zoe Todd"
Symbolic Capital and the Remaking of the City: Revisiting the Role of Artists in Gentrification by Norma Rantisi, Professor, Department of Planning, Geography and Environment, Concordia University Friday. 11.Nov.2016. 3:00-5:00pm. SS2125. 100 St. George Street Toronto ON M5S 3G3 Tea. Coffee. Cookies. Professor Norma Rantisi, co-chair of Planners Network and an editor of Progressive Planning, is the John Bousfield […]Read more "Norma Rantisi"