Monthly Archives: July 2011

What I’ve done so far this summer…

I posted my list of things to do this summer some weeks ago. I don’t feel I’ve been at my most productive by a long way, due to a whole range of things, but… The two introductions to the Sage … Continue reading

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Handling email

Writing that post on writing, and the interest it seems to have generated, made me think of other things I do that help with efficiency. Back before I had a blog, I sent Graham Harman an email about how I … Continue reading

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Foucault on Writing; Making Time for Writing

From Clare O’Farrell’s Foucault site – reposted with commentary at her Refracted Input blog: Does there exist a pleasure in writing? I don’t know. One thing is certain, that there is, I think, a very strong obligation to write. I don’t … Continue reading

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Borderscapes III

Interesting conference in Trieste next year – details here. Invited speakers include John Agnew, Arjun Appadurai, Luiza Bialasiewicz, Franco Farinelli, Vladimir Kolossov, Virginie Mamadouh, Julian Minghi, John O’Loughlin and Claude Raffestin.

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Trevor Barnes Lecture on History of Economic Geography/Central Place Theory

Roepke lecture in Economic Geography 2011,  “Notes From the Underground: Why the History of Twentieth-Century Anglo-American Economic Geography Matters – The Case of Central Place Theory”. The video is here. Allen Scott is the discussant.

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Global Politics – 2nd edition

I’ve just completed revising my chapter “Why is the world divided territorially?” for the second edition of Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss (eds.) Global Politics: A New Introduction. The book has an interesting approach – rather than teach international or … Continue reading

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Left-Right in Europe since 1972

The Guardian has an interesting interactive map of the changing governments of states in Europe since 1972. Could be useful for teaching.

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Kant – Physical Geography translation

The Natural Science volume in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant is now listed, with a May  an August 2012 publication date. It includes a translation of the Rink edition of Kant’s Physical Geography lectures. Though there … Continue reading

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Conference: Political Events and Spaces of Affect

reposted from crit-geog-forum: 6th September 2011, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Bristol Organized by Dr J-D Dewsbury and Dr Maria Fannin Co-sponsored by: The Institute of Advanced Studies (University of Bristol) and The Worldwide University Network (University of Bristol … Continue reading

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Schmitt, Foucault, war

Carl Schmitt, Writings on War is a new collection that gathers up some interesting, and politically appalling, pieces. Hopefully this will mean that The Nomos of the Earth is, in future, read in a wider political, and geopolitical context. By … Continue reading

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