Director of the Radical Urban Lab

Books

The trains from Kramatorsk.

Sit around Lviv train station long enough, watch and talk to the river of those spilling out of carriage after carriage, train after train, and a simple question, where have you come from, is all that is needed for that river to engulf you with its shock. ...

Urban Rage now out by YUP

A timely and incisive examination of contemporary urban unrest that explains why riots will continue until citizens are equally treated and politically included. In the past few decades, urban riots have erupted in democracies across the world. While high ...

The question of Space – out by Rowman&Littlefield

The question of Space – out by Rowman&Littlefield The spatial turn has been deeply influential across the humanities and social sciences for several decades. Yet despite this long term influence most volumes focus mainly on geography and tend to ...

Dead-end Republic

The second of the videos we’ve been producing with Ross Domoney, Daniel Murphy and Eric Amalraj as part of our Par(is) Unknown series. Dead-end Republic from Ross Domoney on Vimeo. In the hours before the first round of the French elections, as the ...

Saint-Denis, the day before

Saint-Denis, the day before. from Ross Domoney on Vimeo. As France braces itself for the April 22 election, we visit the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis to talk with the locals there: to get a sense of their fears and hopes for what lies ahead.

Paris in April

So here we are. France, from all places: the visceral land of hope for rebellion across our old continent, the mythical mecca of the 1968 uprising, the formidable, always hopeful page-turner―in the Arts, in Politics, in all The Stuff That Matters―has come ...

Fund-raising appeal: Cured Quail

Friends over at the Cured Quail have launched their fund-raising campaign: With What Must a Journal That Will Not Be Read Begin? A fundraising appeal What is Cured Quail?Cured Quail is a journal of critical theory that takes seriously the aesthetic, ...

The Banality of Solidarity – Transcapes on 4M

Via Monday Morning Meetings on Migration (4M) May 16, 2016 – Antonis Vradis & Anna Papoutsi. After delivering her verdict on Pope Francis’ move to rescue asylum seekers on Lesbos, Anja Karlsson Franck asked us to seek out a rejoinder from Antonis ...