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I am full Professor of Economic and Political Geography at DIST in Turin and Visiting Professor of Urban Studies at the Urban Institute, Sheffield. With AbdouMaliq Simone, I co-direct the Beyond Inhabitation Lab. I am also a co-founder and Editor of the Radical Housing Journal and Corresponding Editor at IJURR. Here is my CV. Get in touch @michelelancione

Stop Border Violence – European Citizens’ Initiative, sign now

New European Citizen Initiative to #Stop #BorderViolence Today “we call for appropriate regulations to ensure that Article 4 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights is applied effectively” Sign our petition https://eci.ec.europa.eu/032/public/#/screen/home Info in ENG:

Radical Housing Justice Within and Beyond Caring @Antipode

Here is a short commentary I wrote on a terrific special issue curated by Desiree Fields, Emma Power and Kenton Card on #housing #movements and #care “Radical Housing Justice Within and Beyond Caring” https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/anti.12958 The

Abolish Frontex International Action Day

Why we need to #AbolishFrontex now: https://abolishfrontex.org/how/ List of demands – please circulate: https://abolishfrontex.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ENG_Abolish-Frontex-demands.pdf On fighting to keep Frontex outside of our Universities, two of my recent interviews: In English, on Borders Criminologies with Maurice

A random list of living things I love

Today I am turning 40, and I am in love with so many living things. A random mix to feed the algorithm. Chickpeas, with lemon | kneading pasta | the colours Yellow, Purple | trees

Discussing of Universities and Militarization, 8th May 10am in Salerno (Italy)

Università, industria delle migrazioni, controllo militare 8 maggio, 10am, Salerno In Italian – online link: https://www.unisa.it/unisa-rescue-page/dettaglio/module/87/row/9493/id/529?fbclid=IwAR131iHY-P1tqswDPOGAXBd318dZduDZDdLP9RN-zgpZVVzhOd3VPuTom7I Grazie Gennaro Avallone for organising! #AbolishFrontex

Interview on Frontex and the academy with Maurice Stierl for Border Criminologies

Originally appeared at: https://blogs.law.ox.ac.uk/blog-post/2023/04/frontex-campus-interview-professor-michele-lancione Thanks to Maurice Stierl for the care and support. Frontex off Campus! An Interview with Professor Michele Lancione Michele Lancione works as a Professor of Economic and Political Geography at the Polytechnic

Happy birthday, Beyond Inhabitation Lab!

One year ago his day, out of nowhere, from the semi-periphery with love, with AbdouMaliq Simone we launched the Beyond Inhabitation Lab. 9 ERC post-doc researchers 2 Marie-Curies 1 Urban Studies Foundation Fellow 1 FARE

Beyond Inhabitation – 2023 Spring-Summer Events

Today, AbdouMaliq Simone and I are pleased to announce the Beyond Inhabitation Lab’s 2023 Spring-Summer Seminar Series, as well as my ERC Inhabiting Radical Housing project conference. All events are free to attend in person

Call for Papers – ICCG Mexico 2023 – Beyond Inhabitation Lab

9th ICCG MÉXICO 2023 International Conference of Critical Geographies Mexico City, October 23 to 29, 2023 https://iccg2023.org/en/english/   Inhabiting radical housing: on the politics of inhabitation and intersectional struggles A Beyond Inhabitation Lab session, organised

Call for The Lisbon Early-Career Workshop in Urban Studies (8-10 nov 2023)

With thanks to Simone Tulumello and colleagues for the invitation to join their wonderful workshop, check below for basic info on how to apply and attend. To get the full picture, please visit: https://urbantransitionshub.org/events/the-lisbon-early-career-workshop-in-urban-studies-3rd-ed-ics-ulisboa-8-10-nov-2023/ The

Book review of ‘Global Urbanism’ in IJURR

Thank you Michele Acuto for your generous review in IJURR of the book I’ve done with Colin McFarlane! 56 authors across the globe, for a non-totalising & grounded reading of ‘global urbanism’… It took a

Years of struggle ahead

Now we are going to watch her – and I ask for all of you, to please watch us. There are going to be years of struggles ahead – around #gender and #sexuality rights, #migration

In Lecce for the ‘Giornate della Geografia’ (AGEI)

I am in beautiful Lecce today, opening the #Giornate della #Geografia of the Associazione dei geografi italiani – Association of Italian Geographers with Anna Casaglia and Claudio Minca I will speak of the challenges and

Beyond Inhabitation at RC21 in Athens

I have the privilege of working with scholars who are going to mark #urban & #housing studies. Thumbs up for the work of my postdocs Daniela Morpurgo, Rodrigo Castriota, Chiara Cacciotti, Oluwafemi Olajide, Ana Vilenica,

New Radical Housing Journal issue out now!

The Radical Housing Journal seventh Issue is now out!! Issue 4.1 – Carcerality, Housing Precarity and Abolition Edited by Samanta Thompson, Erin McElroy, Ana Vilenica and myself. Peer-reviewed, open-access and freely available at https://radicalhousingjournal.org/issue/issue-4-1/ In

Urban Future seminar at the University of Utrecht

I am happy to be in Utrecht today Faculty of Geosciences, speaking at their Urban Future Lecture Series. I will be presenting research underpinning the work we do at the Beyond Inhabitation Lab (www.beyondinhabitation.org) Thanks

Update on the Polytechnic – Frontex case

Following the ongoing investigative work of Luca Rondi at Altra Economia (ITA – ENG) I am writing again – this time not alone, but with my colleague Francesca Governa – to the regents of the

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