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Geographies and flights

I am an urban ethnographer and activist, working at the Urban Institute, Sheffield University. I am Editor at the Radical Housing Journalan Editor of City, and Corresponding Editor for Europe at IJURR. The material on this website is here to be repossessed. Get in touch @michelelancione

Joining the KU Leuven CADES seminar series

If there is one seminar series in urban anthropology that has attracted lots of attention in recent years, this is the CADES (Advanced Master of Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies) at KU Leuven. Thanks to

New seminar series: Dwelling in Liminalities

The Life at the Margins and Urban Human research group at the Urban Institute invite you to our new seminar series, “Dwelling in Liminalities: Uncanny conversations”, which I am organising with my colleague AbdouMaliq Simone.

Joining IJURR as Corresponding Editor for Europe

It’s a privilege for me to join the Editorial Board of IJURR as their new Corresponding Editor for Europe. According to the Editorial Board: “Corresponding Editors are very important to IJURR. We see them as

Joining the Unequal cities network @UCLA

I am thrilled to join #UnequalCities Network at UCLA as a core partner. This is one of the most exciting housing justice initiative bridging research & activism out there at the moment http://unequalcities.org. A big thank you to Ananya

Review forum on my documentary in Dialogues in Human Geography

Dialogues in Human Geography published a review forum of my documentary A început ploaia/It started raining. The Forum contains reflections that encompass the film, to discuss issues of co-production, research-activism, evictions and the history of housing

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