Category Archives: Boundaries

Nick Vaughan-Williams, Europe’s Border Crisis: Biopolitical Security and Beyond – forthcoming from Oxford University Press

Nick Vaughan-Williams, Europe’s Border Crisis: Biopolitical Security and Beyond – forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Europe’s Border Crisis investigates dynamics in EU border security and migration management and advances a path-breaking framework for thought, judgment, and action in this context. It argues that … Continue reading

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Contesting the Arctic: Rethinking Politics in the Circumpolar North by Philip E. Steinberg, Jeremy Tasch, Hannes Gerhardt

Contesting the Arctic: Rethinking Politics in the Circumpolar North by Philip E. Steinberg, Jeremy Tasch and Hannes Gerhardt has been published by I.B. Tauris. As climate change makes the Arctic a region of key political interest, so questions of sovereignty … Continue reading

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Conversation on ‘Powerful Urban Territories’

Yesterday I was part of a conversation on the theme of ‘Powerful Urban Territories‘, one of a sequence of five events  on Power and Space in the City, jointly organised by The Bartlett, University College London and the Open University’s Open Space. … Continue reading

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Timothy Raeymakers – ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies

Timothy Raeymakers asks ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies. Here’s the first paragraph and first image: What is a border? This question formed the backbone of a talk I was invited to give on ‘Borders & Conflicts in an Age … Continue reading

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Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall

Out in the next couple of weeks – the much-anticipated Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the US-Mexico Border.  As increasing global economic disparities, violence, and climate change provoke a rising tide of forced migration, … Continue reading

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Ebola reading list updated – including maps from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap

I’ve made some updates to the Ebola Reading List on this site. This now has two sections: General Reference, which includes NGOs, some government information, and some media sites sections, plus regularly updated maps from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap; and individual articles – … Continue reading

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

A reminder of this conference coming up at Warwick, with a call for papers. Please spread the word in your institutions to potentially interested participants.Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the … Continue reading

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Links on the Islamic State – from Burke to Esposito, Rogers to Zizek

Back in June I posted a number of links – Explaining ISIS/ISIL – a roundup of things to read. Here are some more on the recent events. I’ve not generally linked to major news sources other than the Jason Burke piece and the … Continue reading

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the University of Warwick on 27-28 November, 2014. Full details here – keynote from Alex Jeffrey (University of Cambridge) Three travel grants of up to £250 … Continue reading

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Ice Law project website launched

A couple of weeks ago I said a little about The IBRU Workshop on International Law, State Sovereignty, and the Ice-Land-Water Interface that I attended back in Durham. The plan is that all participants to the workshop write a short summary … Continue reading

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