Geographers Are Talking—About Waste



affect, literature, migration, time, value, wasting


This piece of conversational co-thinking about waste and its impacts encompasses an array of themes that ranges from physical and conceptual multiplicity to emotional and temporal dimensions of objects/places via economic/political/social values. The format is intended to disturb a certain normativity in scholarship: ideas bubble up spontaneously and hang in the air without necessarily being brought back down to Earth. In point of fact, our ruminations came together through bottom-up conviviality in environments that might seem light-years away from research outputs, not least chatting on a bench in a bustling square during an hour’s lunch break—such shared breathing space is full of potential for slow scholarship.


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How to Cite

Finch-Race, D., Jordan, J., Martini, A., & Raeymaekers, T. (2024). Geographers Are Talking—About Waste. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 23(3), 260–277. Retrieved from