Category Archives: Conferences

#AAG2015 in Chicago – a few final thoughts

Very enjoyable conference in Chicago over the last several days. I’ve said a bit about the two sessions I spoke in – on Ebola and terrain – before. It was a good conference, with some excellent papers. A particular highlight was … Continue reading

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Sessions on Ebola and Terrain at the AAG 

I was part of a session on the geopolitics of Ebola at the Association of American Geographers earlier this week. Annoyingly, the AAG scheduled this at 8am on the first day of the conference – hardly an appropriate time for … Continue reading

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Charlotte Epstein on The Birth of Territory at Progress in Political Economy

Progress in Political Economy have posted one of the papers on my book The Birth of Territory from a workshop in Sydney. My thanks to Charlotte Epstein for the thoughtful engagement, and Adam David Morton at PPE for posting this. Last month … Continue reading

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Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: Rethinking the Social – conference at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 28–29 May 2015

Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: Rethinking the Social – conference at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 28–29 May 2015. Full details here.

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‘Contested Spaces of Citizenship’ Postgraduate Conference, 29th April 2015, Durham University

Programme for upcoming ‘Contested Spaces of Citizenship’ Postgraduate Conference on Wednesday 29th April 2015 at Durham University, with Engin F. Isin as the key-note speaker. All those planning to attend should email g.d.m.maestri@durham.ac.uk to confirm.

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Workshop at UNSW on The Birth of Territory and ‘Geopolitics, Geopower, Geometrics’

My public lecture “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics” at University of New South Wales earlier this week was recorded by ABC Radio ‘Big Ideas‘, and I’ll hopefully be able to post the link soon. Paul Patton gave a very generous introduction … Continue reading

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Re-engaging Elaine Scarry’s The Body in Pain A Thirtieth Anniversary Retrospective, 10th-11th Dec 2015, University of Brighton

Re-engaging Elaine Scarry’s The Body in Pain A Thirtieth Anniversary Retrospective 10th-11th December 2015 Grand Parade University of Brighton, UK Understanding Conflict Research Cluster Critical Studies Research Group Keynotes: Prof Elaine Scarry and Prof Joanna Bourke The year 2015 marks the … Continue reading

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University of New South Wales – lecture and workshop this week

10 March 2015, 4pm, “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics”, Public Lecture, School of Humanities and Languages, John Goodsell 221/223, University of New South Wales –website; poster; abstract  In this talk I’ll be returning to the Shakespeare project for the first time in … Continue reading

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Michael O’Rourke – The Nows and Thens of Queer Theory (videos)

Michael O’Rourke – The Nows and Thens of Queer Theory – videos of six lectures here. An on-line and in residence seminar with Michael O’Rourke at UCD Humanities Institute, 9-13 February 2015. The seminar was organized by Global Centre for Advanced … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo – Terrain as Insurgent Weapon (abstract)

Gastón Gordillo shares an update on his ongoing work on terrain, for a forthcoming conference at UBC. Very sorry to miss this one – I’ll still be in Melbourne, talking about a related topic. Gastón and I have organised two … Continue reading

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