Tag Archives: Mexico

Annual Warwick Lecture in IPE

  I am delighted to announce my acceptance of an invitation from Professor Matthew Watson and Dr. Chris Clarke, both at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, to deliver the first Annual Warwick Lecture in IPE, which will be given on 29 November. The event will be chaired by Dr. Phoebe Moore (Middlesex University), who is Convenor of the International […]

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Picturing Politics: the Zapatista struggle

In the fourth post in the Picturing Politics series Dr Adam Morton examines the struggle of the Zapatistas – a revolutionary community based in the south of Mexico - as represented by the artist Roger Peet in his arresting block print ‘Aqui Seguimos’. Dr Morton looks at the origins of the Zapatista communities and what Roger Peet’s […]

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The transition to democracy in Mexico masks an expansion of capitalism

In his fantastic, gripping, and haunting book, ’68 (Seven Stories Press), the writer and historian Paco Ignacio Taibo II (aka PIT) surveys the tumultuous upheaval of the ‘68 Movement in Mexico. It makes compelling reading today. He recounts the student solidarity demonstrations that gave birth to brigadismo – the mobile action groups that would incite rallies across Mexico City. There is […]

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Dr Adam Morton is announced winner of the 2012 IPEG Book Prize

Last week, I was absolutely delighted to learn that my book Revolution and State in Modern Mexico: The Political Economy of Uneven Development (Rowman & Littlefield) was the winner of the 2012 International Political Economy Group (IPEG) Book Prize of the British International Studies Association (BISA). In recent years this has become a prestigious prize within and beyond debates […]

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