Author Meets Critics: Paul Routledge's Space Invaders: Radical Geographies of Protest

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Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 2:40 PM / 4:20 PM
Room: Napoleon C3, Sheraton 3rd Floor
Organizers: Kate Derickson
Chairs: Kate Derickson

Description

This panel engages Paul Routledge's recent book "Space Invaders: Radical Geographies of Protest" published as part of Pluto Press's Radical Geography series. Routledge argues that under conditions of increasing global economic inequalities, we are witnessing the flourishing of grassroots people’s movements fighting for improved livelihoods. Whether it’s the flurry of Occupy protests that peppered the planet a few years ago or the current wave of anti-austerity mobilizations, there is a consistent geographical logic to all forms of protest. He draws upon his extensive experiences over the past thirty years working with various forms of protest in Europe, Asia, and Latin America to provide an account of how a radical geographical imagination can inform our understanding of social processes.


Agenda

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Panelist Walter Nicholls Urban Planning and Public Policy, UC Irvine 10
Panelist Helga Leitner University of California, Los Angeles 10
Panelist Nina Fraeser 10
Panelist Byron Miller University of Calgary 10
Panelist Paul Routledge University of Leeds 10
Panelist Wendy Wolford Cornell University 10

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