Tag: Commons

  • Episode 5 – Take Your Eyes Off the City Center!

    Episode 5 – Take Your Eyes Off the City Center!

    We are living on a suburban planet, if you ask Roger. He even wrote a book with that title. In the interview, he elaborates on the political implications of that condition. Situating his work on global suburbanisms in relation to the L.A. School and the debate around planetary urbanization, he flexes his intellectual muscles to…

  • Episode 4 – Bridging Urban Research and Action

    Episode 4 – Bridging Urban Research and Action

    The call to make academic research more socially relevant has become a commonplace. But what does it mean to for academic research to benefit urban activism? What is to be done when the logics of academia obstruct deeper activist engagements?  This roundtable engages these challenges with four seasoned activist-scholars. Kate and Uli work in academia…