My first book: Rethinking Life at the Margins

After two years of intense work with 13 exceptionally talented scholars, my first book is finally out for Routledge! Rethinking Life at the Margins. The Assemblage of Contexts, Subjects and Politics is not a definite statement around marginalisation but an exercise in Read More …

Two seminars in Bristol: Committed positioning and underground Bucharest

Tomorrow, 23 February 2016, I will deliver two seminars at the School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol (2pm and 4pm, Seminar room 1). The first will be a PhDs’ workshop on ‘committed positioning’ and ethnography at the urban margins Read More …

New Chapter with McFarlane – Infrastructural becoming: sanitation and the (un)making of life at the margins

The new edited book by Anders Blok and Ignacio Farías has now been published by Routledge: Urban Cosmopolitics. Agencements, assemblies, atmospheres. Colin McFarlane and myself have written a chapter for the book, on infrastructual becoming and sanitation at the margins. Relying on our ethnographic works Read More …

Approaching chronicity in mental health care – Workshop in Berlin

I have been kindly invited in Berlin, at Humboldt University, to comment upon an ethnographic research project titled “The Production of Chronicity in Mental Healthcare and Research in Berlin” (2010-2016, funded by the German Research Foundation DFG). The discussion will take Read More …

EURA 2016 in Turin – Committed Positioning and Urban Ethnography

Please find below a CFP for the forthcoming EURA conference ‘City lights. ​Cities and citizens within/beyond/notwithstanding the crisis’, Turin (Italy), 16-18 June 2016 (http://www.eura2016.org/). 500-word abstracts should include title, keywords, name of the author(s), affiliation and full contact details, and Read More …