Category Archives: occupy

AAG 2017 Panel Session: Protest Camps

The politics of Care and Social Reproduction in contemporary social movement politics  AAG 2017 Panel Session Organised by Protest Camps Research collective Though their history is much longer, since the uprisings and protests of 2011, protest camps have gained prominence … Continue reading

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Why politics needs arts & crafts

By Dr Anna Feigenbaum, lecturer in Media & Politics and contributor to the ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Inflatable cobblestones, book blocs, musical pot lids. This week these objects joined the Victoria & Albert Museum’s collection, … Continue reading

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Letting Atmospheres Speak

Protest camps collaborator Anja Kanngieser was recently invited to give a talk at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design + Townsend Humanities Lab. In her presentation she explored the atmospheres of camps and assemblies with relation to communication and listening, … Continue reading

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Protest Camps Research Network to Present at AAG

AAG 2013: UPRISING GEOGRAPHIES DOUBLE SESSION Protest Camp Research Network member Adam Ramadan along with colleague Sara Fregonese are running a double session at the Association of American Geographers Conference on ‘Uprising Geographies’ in Los Angeles on April 11, 2013 in the San Bernardino room of … Continue reading

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Hope at the Heart of Praxis: A Round-up of the Creating Worlds Workshop

On Monday January 14, 2013 members of the Protest Camp Research Collective gathered together for the Creating Worlds Workshop with others interested in place-based resistance and the making of alternative worlds. We asked activist-researcher Sam Halvorsen to reflect on the … Continue reading

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Protest Camps and White Cubes

How might activist-art be supported rather than undermined by the visibility and space offered by contemporary cultural institutions? Reporting on the Truth is Concrete festival in Graz, Austria, guest blogger Gavin Grindon looks at recent trends that bring protest camp … Continue reading

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Two New Special Issues out on Occupations and Encampments

This summer sees the publication of two new special features on encampments and occupations in South Atlantic Quarterly and Social Movement Studies. Protest Camps’ had the opportunity to contribute to both of these great collections and recommends them to all those reflecting on these … Continue reading

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