Category Archives: Conferences

‘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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Foucault conference in Zurich, 19-21 March 2015

Programme for an interesting conference on Foucault in Zurich later this month – some papers in German and some in English.

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Kent Summer School in Critical Theory – 29 June-10 July 2015

The Kent Summer School in Critical Theory (KSSCT) is a rare opportunity for doctoral students and early career researchers to work intensively with a leading critical scholar in their field. Applicants are welcomed from all critical disciplinary perspectives. The school will be held in Paris this summer, 29 … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner, The urban age in question: towards a new epistemology of the urban – University of Melbourne, 17 March 2015

Neil Brenner, “The urban age in question: towards a new epistemology of the urban”, University of Melbourne, 17 March 2015 – details and registration here. In what sense is the 21st century world urban? In this lecture, Neil Brenner critiques … Continue reading

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Talks at University of New South Wales on Territory, Shakespeare and Geopolitics in March

I’ll be back in Sydney in a couple of weeks for two events. Please note the date of the second has changed. 10 March 2015, 4pm, “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics”, School of Humanities and Languages, John Goodsell 221/223, University … Continue reading

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