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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

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Activist Exchanges: the Occupation of Squares and the Squatting of Buildings

Over the past two months of the Occupy Movement we have seen protesters move from reclaiming city squares to reclaiming foreclosed homes and disused buildings. In Spain, similar actions have been taking place for months. Activist-academics Miguel A. Martínez and … Continue reading

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Evictions Build Resilience: Lessons from Past Protest Camps

“We have given the women a reasonable amount of time to make their protest, but they are trespassing and they must go.” -Cyril Woodard, Chairman of the Recreation and Amenities Committee Newbury Weekly News, Greenham, 21 Jan 1982 “Now is … Continue reading

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