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Christopher Pierson, Just Property: A History in the Latin West, Volume One – reviewed at NDPR

Christopher Pierson, Just Property: A History in the Latin West, Volume One is reviewed at NDPR. This looks a fascinating study, which covers a similar time-period to my own The Birth of Territory, and a related, though distinct, concept. But what a shame … Continue reading

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Rob Kitchin – Writing for impact: how to craft papers that will be cited

An interesting piece by Rob Kitchin about writing and publishing. For the past few years I’ve co-taught a professional development course for doctoral students on completing a thesis, getting a job, and publishing.  The course draws liberally on a book … Continue reading

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Discussion forum on Henri Lefebvre ‘Dissolving city, planetary metamorphosis’ – paper and intro open access, and four online commentaries

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Society and Space Volume 32 Number 2 included a short, previously untranslated piece by Henri Lefebvre, along with an introduction to the essay by David Wachsmuth and Neil Brenner. Lefebvre is…

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What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop at Warwick on the Return of an Old Debate – 17 June 2014

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Please contact Marijn Nieuwenhuis with any inquiries. The workshop is on 17 June 2014. Poster here. What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop on the Return of an Old Debate The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me (Pascal, Thoughts,…

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How Capitalism Survives – Eleventh Annual Historical Materialism London Conference 6-9 November 2014

How Capitalism SurvivesEleventh Annual Historical Materialism London Conference6-9 November 2014Vernon Square, Central London*This year marks the first of a series of centennial commemorations and anniversaries, starting with that of the first worldwide inter-imperialist conflict. Centuries of colonialism and imperialism served … Continue reading

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What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop at Warwick on the Return of an Old Debate – 17 June 2014

Please contact Marijn Nieuwenhuis with any inquiries. The workshop is on 17 June 2014. Poster here. What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop on the Return of an Old Debate The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me (Pascal, Thoughts, 1964) Space is the everywhere … Continue reading

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The City as Open Source Pedagogy – Alberto Corsín Jiménez

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In the article ‘The right to infrastructure’ that appears in Society and Space 32(2) and is open access until 22 May 2014,  Alberto Corsín Jiménez reports on fieldwork that he has been carrying out with…

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How people die in Shakespeare’s tragedies

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Ian McKellan, Michael Pennington and Jeffrey Horowitz discuss Shakespeare for his 450th Birthday

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King Lear with Michael Pennington at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Last night I went to see Michael Pennington in King Lear by the Theatre for a New Audience at the Polonsky Shakespeare Centre in Brooklyn. There are good reviews in The New York Times and NY Daily Times. As the reviews suggest, this is less … Continue reading

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