Tag: geography

“God, I miss fruit”: Student food insecurity on Australian campuses

foodanthro , April 25th, 2022

Produce, photo by David Beriss Jane Dyson, Craig Jeffrey, Gyorgy Scrinis and Sara Guest (The University of Melbourne) University and college food insecurity is a flourishing area of…


Acts of Occlusion

guestauth0r , October 18th, 2021

Occlusion is a term that describes a technique of erasure. Here, I show how occlusion works specifically in International Development discourses to set the terms of morality, dominance,…

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Lionel Wee and Robbie Goh on their book, Language, Space, and Cultural Play

| , July 13th, 2020

  Interview by Ida Hoequist https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/language-space-and-cultural-play/327DE07D95DC80767188DE0AA9139EDD Ida Hoequist:  In this book, you combine affect theory with an …

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Black Geographies: New Maroon Studies and the Politics of Place

Alex Moulton , April 29th, 2020

Jamaican Maroons are the descendants of Africans who escaped enslavement on plantations in the early colonial period. Mentions of the Maroons in the colonial record begin around 1655,…


New Book: Simon Dalby’s Anthropocene Geopolitics

jeremy schmidt , February 12th, 2020

A great looking new title from Simon Dalby from the University of Ottawa Press. Anthropocene Geopolitics: Globalization, Security, Sustainability We now find ourselves in a new geological age:…

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Presence is Dominance: The History of Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site and Russia’s Influence in Post-Soviet Space, by Sara O’Connor (University of California Irvine)

Sara O Connor , December 12th, 2019

A Brief History of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site (SNTS) The Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site was built by Kazakh prisoners as commissioned by Joseph Stalin from 1947 to…

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Why the Earth Must Be Mapped

Chris Fisher , December 11th, 2019

A lidar scan of a site in Mexico reveals the boundaries of a ceremonial area. Chris Fisher The climate crisis represents humanity’s greatest threat. Our daily news is…



info@centraleurasia.org , November 22nd, 2019

SACRED GEOGRAPHY: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN SPACE AND TIME International Conference Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan September 24th to 26th, 2020 This conference aims to bring toge…

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The institutional conditions of possibility of David Harvey

eli , January 5th, 2017

In a 2015 essay by David Harvey (need I add, “the venerable Marxist geographer”?) that reflects on the relations between different radical currents in the academic field of geography, he g…


Selective access or how states make #remoteness

Swargajyoti Gohain , November 22nd, 2016

What makes a place remote? Is remoteness that which is geographically distant from the centre of administrative, political and economic activities? Or is remoteness a construct of connectivity?…


Taking up Space

The Anxious Anthropologist , May 16th, 2016

 Nine years ago when I started my doctoral studies not only was I in a fertile intellectual endeavour undertaking fieldwork, reading theory, stretching my brain and writing,…

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Response to Daniel Münster’s review of ‘The Darjeeling Distinction’

Sarah Besky , January 25th, 2016

The Darjeeling Distinction, as Daniel Münster notes in his thoughtful review on Allegra Lab, is about both a place and a product. Darjeeling is nestled in the Himalayan…


Special Issue on Geographies in the Anthropocene from Geographical Research

jeremy schmidt , August 4th, 2015

Some interesting looking papers in the latest issue of Geographical Research on the Anthropocene, the full table of contents is here.

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The moment after anticipation #2

csabaracs , June 24th, 2015

(*This paper is part of a larger place mapping project.) The least preferred places in Riga tended to be mentioned by teens where they had concerns about their…


After knocking: Picturing youth itineraries

csabaracs , June 16th, 2015

Look at me and explain „who do you want to be in ten years?”. „I want to be a famous professor, living abroad. I want to publish a…