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We are an interdisciplinary and cross-divisional group of faculty and graduate students working across the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC San Diego and interested in questions of space and politics. We are funded by the International Institute and meet three times per quarter to share research in progress, co-organize events, read together and bring guest speakers to campus. Read more about us. 

Recent Meetings

We are focusing this year's discussions around three themes: Politics and Extr/a/ctivism in Fall 2019; Urban Ecologies and Infrastructures in Winter 2020; and Scientific & Technological Utopias in Spring 2020.

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Kevan Malone has recently published a piece on The Washington Post, titled "San Diego and Tijuana’s shared sewage problem has a long history".

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