Category Archives: Boundaries

Reece Jones and Corey Johnson, Placing the Border in Everyday Life – forthcoming in May, and Chapter One free to download

Reece Jones and Corey Johnson (eds.), Placing the Border in Everyday Life - forthcoming in May 2014. Bordering no longer happens only at the borderline separating two sovereign states, but rather through a wide range of practices and decisions that occur in … Continue reading

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Just about every country in the world is involved in a territorial dispute

In The Atlantic, with a link to the CIA World Factbook. From a quick look at the data, unsurprisingly many of these are maritime issues, some on relatively small technical details of boundaries yet to be demarcated; and some relate … Continue reading

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Ukraine – maps and timeline

Two more useful background resources on the Ukraine crisis – a detailed timeline at Critical Legal Thinking and some maps at the New York Times.

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“The territorial integrity of Ukraine must be respected” – what is territorial integrity?

Like most people I’ve been following the news of developments in Ukraine with fascination and alarm. I certainly don’t know enough about the country to venture any specific opinions on the situation there. What I would say, though, is there … Continue reading

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Eyal Weizman – The Architecture of Ariel Sharon

Eyal Weizman discusses Sharon’s architectural and spatial legacy at Al Jazeera. Whether in military uniform or in politics, Ariel Sharon’s time in power was characterised by construction and destruction frenzies that decisively shaped the physical realities in which both Israelis and … Continue reading

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OCHA maps of the West Bank and Gaza access restrictions

OCHA (U.N. Office for Coordination of Human Affairs) maps of West Bank and Gaza - especially focusing on access restrictions. Thanks to Léopold Lambert for the links.

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“Interview with Stuart Elden” at Groundwork

Another interview with me, conducted by Jordan Skinner, has been published at the Groundwork site – a blog run by past and present students of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. It ranges widely across … Continue reading

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CFP: Politics without Borders – Nottingham Postgraduate Conference

Politics without Borders A cross-disciplinary exploration of the challenges facing a globalised world Second annual Nottingham Postgraduate Conference 12 June 2014, Engineering and Sciences Learning Centre, University Park, University of Nottingham The School of Politics and International Relations is hosting … Continue reading

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An alternative map of Africa – reimagining the continent without colonisation

An intriguing map of Africa, imaging how it might have looked had it not been colonised. This might be a good spur to class discussion, though one thing that should immediately be noted is that it’s not just that boundaries … Continue reading

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Panoramic Wall Photos Examine the World’s Most Volatile Borders

Wired has some striking images of the world’s most volatile borders. Thanks to David Campbell for the link.  

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