Considering Geographies of Sexualities, Gender and Activism: An Interview with Professor Gavin Brown

Gilly Hartal, Gavin Brown


Gavin Brown (Universitat de Leicester, Regne Unit) és un dels acadèmics més eminents pel que fa a geografia política i sexualitats. En aquesta entrevista intel·lectual i biogràfica conduïda per Gilly Hartal, Brown hi descriu la seva carrera acadèmica i discuteix sobre les principals contribucions que ha fet en el camp de les geografies de les sexualitats i el gènere i en els moviments de protesta i l’activisme. L’entrevista presenta algunes de les seves aportacions en els àmbits de les sexualitats i el gènere, la geopolítica, l’espacialitat dels camps de protesta i, en particular, la pràctica espacial de la solidaritat. El coneixement, tal com la teoria feminista ens ha ensenyat, es fonamenta sempre en contextos i subjectivitats personals i polítiques. La conversa amb Gavin Brown ofereix una perspectiva íntima de l’experiència acadèmica de Brown i, al mateix temps, de manera molt interessant, mostra el desenvolupament i la materialització de les geografies de les sexualitats en una subdisciplina. L’entrevista també tracta sobre l’estat actual de la recerca en geografia crítica i reclama suport i solidaritat amb els investigadors i investigadores i amb els departaments sota amenaça.

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geografies de les sexualitats; homonormativitat; camps de protesta; geografies crítiques; geopolítiques de les sexualitats i del gènere

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