Tag Archives: academia

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

Posted in occupy, protest camps | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in occupy, protest camps | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in occupy, protest camps, protest camps | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Occupy Research Collective Convergence – 30 June 2012

On Saturday 30 June 2012 The Occupy Research Collective held its first convergence meeting  at UCL. The collective emerged out of series of reading groups on topics relevant to the movement. Participants decided to take their discussions a step further by … Continue reading

Posted in occupy, protest camps | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Workshop Announcement: (Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media

Booking is now open for this free one day workshop, “(Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media” to be held on Tuesday 26 June 2012 at the University of Leicester, UK. Instructions and an online form to reserve a place … Continue reading

Posted in occupy, protest camps, social media, Workshop | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Protest Camps to speak at Occupy event with Chris Hedges

On Friday January 27, 2012 Protest Camps’ Anna Feigenbaum and Patrick McCurdy will host workshops at the media@mcgill sponsored event Media, Politics and Protest Camps in the Occupy Social Movement. Anna’s workshop Feeling the Movementwill look at how feelings and … Continue reading

Posted in occupy, protest camps, social media | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Protest Camps Hosts Roundtable to Announce its contract with Zed Books

Before the Arab Spring, our work on the transnational history of protest camping was generally regarded as “too niche”, or “quirky activist stuff for idealists”. But by April 2011, as Tahrir Square became an international sign that perhaps another world … Continue reading

Posted in alternative media, digital communication, protest camps, protest camps | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment