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What can we learn from eco-villages?

This post first appeared on Peace News by Professor Jenny Pickerill.

A response to Leslie Barson’s critique in the last issue

All too often eco-villages are romanticised and celebrated, rather than analysed and critiqued. 858 more words


'Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China.'

This is what the underside of any Apple product says. This is a story of globalisation – of a global company operating at an enomous scale to achieve profit. 801 more words

Hypothetical Ideas of Land Cultivation for Singapore

Space in Singapore is a luxury, yet it changes constantly with no consideration of…anything at all actually. However, land takes on a different notion of change. 160 more words


Workshop: Developmental States beyond East Asia

Workshop: Developmental States beyond East Asia 

Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Friday, June 5, 2015 

Sponsored by:

School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University

Development Politics Specialist Group, Political Studies Association… 635 more words

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Happy New Academic Term!

So far featuring…

1) a grant deadline

2) titles for our display boards (you kinda have to work on my corridor to know how much these please me) 45 more words

Postdoctoral Research Associate job opportunity

Come join the team at Liverpool Geography! We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on a recently awarded Economic and Social Research Council… 186 more words


Aviation: When Globalisation Reached New Heights

Travel is not new. People have always travelled, and although the term ‘globalisation’ has been coined as a somewhat new-age 1980s buzzword, the concept has been traced back as far as the early expansion of Islam in 622 AD. 893 more words