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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 founded and co-direct the Beyond Inhabitation Lab. I am also a co-founder and Editor of the Radical Housing Journal and Corresponding Editor at IJURR. Get in touch @michelelancione

Launching “Beyond Inhabitation: A Collective Study Lab”

Today, after a year of preparation, we are launching our “Beyond Inhabitation: A Collective Study Lab” based at DIST in Turin, Italy. This is our beautiful website: https://beyondinhabitation.org Through the Lab, we aim to provide

Against all imperialism. Europe must open its borders

Much of what I think around Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine is contained is this powerful text from a group of Russian anarchists, appeared on CrimeThink. I would only like to add two points. First,

Last position on my ERC project now available – RTDA

The last position available on my ERC ‘Inhabiting Radical Housing’ project has been advertised yesterday.   3- year research contract (RTDA) to work in Turin with a fantastic team of international researchers at DIST –

Ciao, bell hooks

ciao bell hooks when I did my PhD this book allowed me not to feel ashamed about my working-class self-made ‘culture’ and it allowed me to see the power of feminist thinking and of black

My University works with Frontex: not in my name

My Department at the Polytechnic of Turin is creating maps for Frontex, the EU border control agency, which is involved in the violent pushbacks of refugees. I wrote to Altreconomia – the magazine that broke

Indian Urban World @RC21

Join AbdouMaliq Simone & me today #RC21Antwerp for a wonderful panel with Gautam Bhan, Rupali Gupte, Ratoola Kundu, Anant Maringanti & Prasad Shetty   “What Difference Does a Year Make: Indian Urban Worlds. A conversation

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