Category Archives: Conferences

Basel ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar

Tomorrow I fly to Zurich and then take the train to Basel for the ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and the ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar at the University of Basel. The lecture will be the latest iteration of a paper I’ve given … Continue reading

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William Cronon, British Academy lecture, London, 7 July 2015

William Cronon, ‘Who reads Geography or History anymore? The challenge of audience in a digital age’, British Academy lecture, held at the Royal Geographical Society, London, 7 July 2015. Full details here.

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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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Video of my ‘Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth’ lecture at Nottingham Contemporary

Video of my ‘Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth‘ lecture and the discussion following it, at Nottingham Contemporary gallery last night. The introduction is by Emma Moore, the discussion is with Colin Wright, Sophie Fuggle and Alex Vasudevan. This was a really … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo – ‘Passion for Terrain'; Léopold Lambert – ‘Spinozist Body/Terrain’

There is an interesting piece by Gastón Gordillo on ‘Passion for Terrain’ at his Space and Politics blog. It’s mainly about wingsuit flying, but indicates some of the arguments of his book in progress Opaque Planet: Outline of a Theory … Continue reading

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Call For Papers – ‘Thinking with Algorithms’, Durham, 26-27 Feb 2015

Call For Papers for Workshop ‘Thinking with Algorithms: Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles’ Gala Theatre, Durham, 26-27 February 2015 Confirmed keynote speakers: Katherine Hayles (Duke University) Donald Mackenzie (Edinburgh University) Luciana Parisi (Goldsmiths, University of … Continue reading

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Two sessions on ‘Terrain’ at the Chicago AAG – organised by Stuart Elden and Gastón Gordillo

Despite the AAG website meltdown, Gastón Gordillo and I have organised two sessions on Terrain for the Chicago Association of American Geographers meeting in April 2015. These sessions seeks to think critically, theoretically, and politically about the question of terrain. This … Continue reading

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