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

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

Issue 3.1 of the Radical Housing Journal out now!

Our fifth issue of the Radical Housing Journal is now out. Featuring 300+ pages of outstanding content, including 2 special issues, & southern conversations on housing/COVID in Lagos, Jakarta, Argentina, Manila, Lebanon & Brazil Peer-reviewed,

In memory of Moussa Balde

Today I am turning 38, and all I can think about is that the city I have chosen to live in, the city where my life is continuing and extending, is the same place where

Seminario su studi spaziali e metodi geografici – Cagliari

Studi spaziali e metodi qualitativi: percorsi e approcci per investigare la contemporaneità Seminario online di ricerca dottorale di Alice Salimbeni Mercoledì, 26 maggio 2021, ore 16.30 L’evento si terrà online via MS Teams. Il link

Global Urbanism – edited with Colin McFarlane is out now

Copies arrived of “Global Urbanism. Knowledge, Power and the City”, which is now out for Routledge (order at http://routledge.pub/Global-Urbanism -20% with code SMA03). This is a book that took a lot of work, since 2018,

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