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Reading recommendations #3: Feminist City

Although the field of feminist urbanism has gained increasing exposure in recent years, if we look outside the strictly academic field, excluding specialized research and papers, it’s rather difficult to find many publications related to the topic. Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-made World (Verso, 2020) fills this gap in the current editorial landscape […]

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What is collaborative mapping?

A BRIEF OUTLOOK ON COLLABORATIVE MAPPING IN 4 SLIDES

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Reading recommendations #2: How to Build a City Like Amazon, and Other Fables

When talking about neoliberalism, it is fundamental to acknowledge its permeability through our society – that is, to recognize that it brings the logic of the market to any field we don’t commonly identify with the private market, urbanistics included.  How to run a city like Amazon, and other fables, edited by Mark Graham, Rob […]

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Educating on Diversity: CF in conversation with Ada Otero

On Tuesday, November 10, we had a conversation with Ada Otero, jurist and trainer specialized in equality and gender issues, LGBTQI + activist, and coordinator of CIDES – the information center on diversity and sexuality of Pontevedra (Galicia). We spoke of the need to improve and implement the education and training of both professionals and […]

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What is feminist urbanism?

A brief outlook on feminist urbanism in five slides

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Reading recommendations #1: Feminism for the 99%

As our first book recommendation, we thought it would be useful to talk about a simple and brief yet useful reading that reflects our intersectional posture: Feminism for the 99% – A manifesto (Verso, 2019), written by three of the organisers of the International Women’s Strike: Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, and Nancy Fraser.  This publication, […]

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Feminist urbanism and ecology: putting life and care at the center

The city is not neutral, it expresses and materializes various relationships of power and gender. This article, originally published by Ciudad Feminista, will deal with the ways in which the patriarchal system is embodied in cities and, secondly, what is its relationship with the environmental crisis that in recent years has been conceptualized as “climate […]

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For a feminist geography

Although it is mostly considered as a neutral science, not related to the socio-economic structures under which it is developed, mainstream geography has always reflected and reinforced the power structures of its time. In this article, we present some cases that could help us reflect about the ways in which geography and mapping are and […]

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Urban art and trans community: a talk with Severa Flor

On July, 9th we had a chat with Severa Flor, trans artist from Bogotá (Colombia) about how urban art and the revendication of the public space can help us in the fight for trans rights. This article is the English translation of that interview. If you want to check it in Spanish, you can find it […]

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Flipping the tortillas: Reflections on feminist consciousness

Two long blonde braids.Blue eyes.Curious and always ready to ask the why of everything.At the age of nine, his older brother opened the doors for him to the rudiments of algebraic calculus.He also talks about molecules and atoms, about planets and galaxies.She has no doubts.You will study physics.Adults do not contradict it, childhood passions come […]