Speculative geographies: Fictions and futures

26 May, 2024

Speculative geographies: Fictions and futures

Emma Fraser published a new paper with Kafui Attoh, Craig Dalton, Jim Thatcher, and Jeremy Crampton titled "Speculative geographies: Fictions and futures" in Dialogues in Human Geography.

From the abstract:

Speculative thinking has made its mark in several disciplines and literary genres, including continental philosophy, predictive analytics, and science (or speculative) fiction. What might speculation look like through a geographical lens? And how would such thinking in a distinctly geographical register build on and possibly place into a wider context work on utopias, alternative communities, game worldscapes, and speculative futures? This conversation brings together four geographers who have worked across these topics to help examine the relations between speculative geographies.

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