New Anti-Politics and Austerity Project beginning 2017

We are very pleased to announced that 2017 will see the beginning of a new international, multidisciplinary research project on Anti-Politics and Austerity. The research team, based in the University of Glasgow and lead by Dr Ross Beveridge and Dr David Featherstone, has been successful in its application for funding from the Independent Social Research … More New Anti-Politics and Austerity Project beginning 2017

Benefit sanctions and the punitive politics of austerity

by Adam Standring In his latest film, I, Daniel Blake, British filmmaker and social justice campaigner Ken Loach turned his ire on the culture and practice of the British welfare system.¬† It is a film which, despite the glimpses of humour and solidarity, highlights the arbitrary, cruel and often absurdly Kafkaesque nature of the practice … More Benefit sanctions and the punitive politics of austerity

New Event – Anti-Politics & Austerity Workshop

The Anti-Politics & Austerity project will be holding its first workshop on 20th April 2017 at the University of Glasgow. ¬†This will be an opportunity for the research team to present themselves, their research and discuss their upcoming project papers. This workshop will also provide an opportunity for the research pairs (politics and geography) to … More New Event – Anti-Politics & Austerity Workshop