DéPOT: Deindustrialization and the Politics of Our Time

The DéPOT partnership examines the historical roots of deindustrialization and the contemporary res ... more

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April 21, 2022 00:44:48
Tenant Organizing and Gentrification with Fred Burrill

Tenant Organizing and Gentrification with Fred Burrill

Fred Burrill joins host Amanda Marie Whitt to discuss his recently-submitted PhD dissertation, and his work engaging with tenant rights and gentrification through the lens of deindustrialization. This episode was recorded live at Concordia's 4th Space, and a video recording of Amanda and Fred's conversation can be viewed here.  Find out more about the 4th Space on their website or follow them on twitter @cu4thspace. Thank you to Kari and the rest of the 4th Space team for hosting us. Follow Deindustrialization and the Politics Of Our Time on twitter @deindustrialpol or on our website deindustrialization.org." Music: "Never Give Up" by Ketsa. Used under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/summer-with-sound/never-give-up. ...

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March 16, 2022 00:48:53
Photographs, Affect & Childhood w/ Sinead Burns

Photographs, Affect & Childhood w/ Sinead Burns

Sinead Burns joins Gabriel Ellison-Scowcroft to think through what photographs 'are', methodological approaches to using photographs, and the specifics of Sinead's use of photographs in the context of her research into childhood and deindustrialization in Belfast, Northern Ireland.   You can find out more about the DéPOT project at www.deindustrialization.org   Music: "Never Give Up" by Ketsa. Used under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/summer-with-sound/never-give-up.   ...

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March 02, 2022 00:49:41
Family Matters with Naomi Petropoulos

Family Matters with Naomi Petropoulos

Today we meet with Naomi Petropoulos, a DePOT affiliate and PhD candidate at Queens University Belfast.  Her work on the history of “The Original Derry Girls”– the workers of the women-dominated garment industry in Derry – led her to interview both her Grandmother and Mother in-law who had worked at the factories.  We discuss the experience of interviewing family, both from the perspective of being a researcher and oral historian, but also as a granddaughter and daughter-in-law.  Find out more about DePOT here Music: "Never Give Up" by Ketsa. Used under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/summer-with-sound/never-give-up. ...

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February 16, 2022 01:00:00
The Feminization of Brass Bands in British Mining Communities w/ Marion Henry

The Feminization of Brass Bands in British Mining Communities w/ Marion Henry

Marion Henry joins Gabriel Ellison-Scowcroft to discuss her recent article "Des coulisses à la scène: la féminisation des brass bands dans les bassins miniers britanniques (1947-1984)" in Le Mouvement Social. Marion discusses the origins of the article and her methodological approach, the emergence of brass bands in British mining communities, and the relationship between deindustrialization and feminization in the second half of the twentieth century.   You can find out more about the DéPOT project at www.deindustrialization.org   Music: "Never Give Up" by Ketsa. Used under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/summer-with-sound/never-give-up.     ...

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February 02, 2022 00:30:52
Canadian Pension Funds with Tom Fraser

Canadian Pension Funds with Tom Fraser

Pension Pilled with Tom Fraser    Host Amanda Marie Whitt joins Tom Fraser, a Masters Student at Concordia University, whose academic and journalistic work tackles the complicated relationships between Canadian Pension Funds and development projects around the world.  See Tom’s articles for Jacobin and Canadian Dimension here.  You can find out more about the DéPOT project at www.deindustrialization.org    Music: "Never Give Up" by Ketsa. Used under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/summer-with-sound/never-give-up.  ...

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January 19, 2022 00:53:34
Invisible Labour w/ Indranil Chakraborty

Invisible Labour w/ Indranil Chakraborty

Dr. Indranil Chakraborty discusses his recent monograph Invisible Labour: Support Service Workers in India’s Information Technology Industry with MA student and DéPOT affiliate Gabriel Ellison-Scowcroft.  Dr. Chakraborty also discusses his background in journalism covering the tech industry in India, the theorists and activists who have inspired his work, and his new postdoctoral project interviewing former Sears workers through DéPOT.   You can find out more about the DéPOT project at www.deindustrialization.org   Music: "Never Give Up" by Ketsa. Used under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/summer-with-sound/never-give-up. ...

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