Category Archives: Conferences

Upcoming talks – Harvard, Groningen, Basel

I have three visiting lectures coming up over the next couple of months. In mid-September, I’ll be speaking at a conference on ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond’ at … Continue reading

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Seminar with Eduardo Mendieta, Birkbeck 11 – 12 September 2014

Critical Legal Thinking has details of a two-day seminar with Eduardo Mendieta in September. He will be talking on ‘Decolonizing Epistemologies’ and then involved in two seminars, on the work of Cornel West and on Post-human rights.

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Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism

Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism, Emory University, September 5-6, 2014 Speakers: Peter Trawny (Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal) Bettina Bergo (Université de Montréal) Robert Bernasconi (Pennsylvania State University) Martin Gessmann (Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main) Sander Gilman (Emory University) Peter E. … 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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Globe, Governmentality, Geometrics – poster for my Groningen lecture in September

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Getting Published Masterclass and chairing Ian Kershaw

Very enjoyable day at the Getting Published Masterclass, sponsored by the British Academy and organised by my colleague Christopher Moran. A real privilege to introduce and chair Ian Kershaw‘s keynote on ‘a life in writing’. As I said at the … Continue reading

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Comments on territory for the Ice-Law workshop at Durham – audio recording

I spent the second half of last week back in Durham at a workshop organised by Phil Steinberg on Ice Law or, to give it its full title – The IBRU Workshop on International Law, State Sovereignty, and the Ice-Land-Water Interface. I used … Continue reading

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Warwick University Ltd, forty plus years on conference – video available

The conference to mark the re-publication of the book Warwick University Ltd was held last Friday in the Arts Centre. It was a unique event with speakers who were students involved in the sit-in and the discovery of the secret … Continue reading

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‘Getting Published’ Masterclass – British Academy sponsored workshop at Warwick, 26 June 2014

‘Getting Published’ Masterclass – Warwick 26 June 2014 Sponsored by the British Academy, The ‘Getting Published’ Masterclass is an event is aimed at providing useful, practical, information to PhD students and early career researchers on how to get their work published. The … Continue reading

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Can you imagine a world with ice?

That headline’s not a typo. Lots of people are wondering what it would mean to have a world without ice. However, even as glaciers melt and sea level rises there’s still going to be a lot of ice around for…

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