Tag Archives: development

Acts of Occlusion

Occlusion is a term that describes a technique of erasure. Here, I show how occlusion works specifically in International Development discourses to set the terms of morality, dominance, and legitimacy in relation to their beneficiaries.

Nuclear State, Nuclear Waste

Nuclear State, Nuclear Waste: Emily Simmonds on Canada as a nuclear nation & ongoing colonialism through uranium mining.

CFP: Urban “wastelands”: patterns of emergence and appropriation

12th International Conference on Urban History European Association for Urban History (EAUH) Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal 03-06 September 2014 http://www.eauh2014.fcsh.unl.pt Session Organisers/ Responsables de la session: Christoph Bernhardt (Germany) – Leibniz-Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS) christoph.bernhardt@alumni.tu-berlin.de Michèle Dagenais (Canada) – Université de Montréal michele.dagenais@umontreal.ca (la version française suit) Urban “wastelands” have […]
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CFP: Excretion: Cognition, Perception and Behaviour in Rapidly Transitioning Cities of the Global South

Royal Geographical Society/ Institute of British Geographers Annual International Conference 2013 London August 28-30, 2013 Organiser: Deljana Iossifova, University of Manchester This session aims to bring together research related to one of the most perturbing issues for growing and developing cities of the Global South and their existing and future residents: attitudes toward excretion. Excretion-related […]
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Journal Square, Old and New

What happened to Journal Square?  Once known as a lively hub of cultural and political activity in the heart of Jersey City, NJ, Journal Square experienced what Hutchison (1992) once called the ““the almost incomprehensible…process of spatial restructuring” that effectively decentralized many central cities’ populations and economic activities to the suburbs during the second half of the twentieth […]
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