Category Archives: Conferences

How Capitalism Survives – Eleventh Annual Historical Materialism London Conference 6-9 November 2014

How Capitalism SurvivesEleventh Annual Historical Materialism London Conference6-9 November 2014Vernon Square, Central London*This year marks the first of a series of centennial commemorations and anniversaries, starting with that of the first worldwide inter-imperialist conflict. Centuries of colonialism and imperialism served … Continue reading

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What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop at Warwick on the Return of an Old Debate

Please contact Marijn Nieuwenhuis with any inquiries. What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop on the Return of an Old Debate The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me (Pascal, Thoughts, 1964) Space is the everywhere of modern thought. It is the flesh that flatters … Continue reading

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Environmental Influence from Antiquity to the Enlightenment – workshops at Warwick

Two forthcoming conferences at Warwick, both in the Department of History – one this year; one next. The call for papers for the second will be issued later. Geographies of Man: Environmental Influence from Antiquity to the Enlightenment – 16th … Continue reading

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So the #AAG2014 meeting is done for another year…

I’m sitting at Tampa airport, waiting to fly to Newark to begin six weeks in New York. The Association of American Geographers meeting is over for another year. It was a good meeting, beginning – for me – with a … Continue reading

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Deleuze and the Passions conference in Rotterdam 16 May 2014

Programme for conference on Deleuze and the Passions here – Claire Colebrook, Jason Reid and others. Free, but registration required.

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Michael Dillon’s Groningen Lecture on Modes of Reasoning video

Mick Dillon’s lecture ‘The Courage of Truth’ – the inaugural Groningen lecture on Modes of Reasoning, though as Luis Lobo-Guerrero says in his introduction, and as Mick develops, the lectures link back to a series of lectures given by Karl Jaspers – … Continue reading

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CFP: 16th International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, 5-10 July 2015

CFP: 16th International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, 5-10 July 2015 – more details here.

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Foucault’s La Société punitive – audio recordings of Melbourne lectures

These are the audio recordings of the two talks I gave on Foucault’s La Société punitive earlier this month – at Monash University and University of Melbourne. The Monash talk has definitely the better recording quality; the Melbourne one was … Continue reading

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David Harvey and Andy Merrifield, London, 3 April 2014 – sold out

“Contradictions of capitalism and the new urban question” – David Harvey and Andy Merrifield in conversation, Birkbeck, London, 3 April 2014. More details here. Unfortunately the website now says that there are no tickets available.

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The Birth of Territory – audio recording of lecture at RMIT

The audio recording of my lecture on The Birth of Territory in February at RMIT is available here. I gave a version of the same talk at Monash University the day before but didn’t manage to record it. I say … Continue reading

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