Category Archives: Events

Atlas of migration in Europe launch event

London, December 2nd 2013, launch of the Atlas of migration in Europe: A critical geography of migration policies. More details here. Thanks to Andrew Burridge for the link. About these ads

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The Birth of Territory book launch – today

Later today I’ll be giving a brief talk about my book The Birth of Territory as part of a book launch in the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick.

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New fellows ceremony at the British Academy

Monday was spent at the British Academy – the Geographers pre-meeting, then a lunch-time seminar, then the Anthropology and Geography section meeting, a meeting for new fellows, and finally in the evening the ceremony welcoming new fellows to the Academy. … Continue reading

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Social Justice and the City at 40

Details of a conference in New York celebrating 40 years of David Harvey’s classic Social Justice and the City (via Harvey’s blog).

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The AAG meeting

I’ve spent the last week in Los Angeles for the Association of American Geographers annual meeting. It was mainly in the Westin Bonaventure hotel – made famous in the 1980s by the readings of Fredric Jameson and Edward Soja. I … Continue reading

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Geographies of War | Iraq Revisited

Interesting looking exhibition and workshop, curated and organised by political geographer Alan Ingram.  

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Manet: Portraying Life

London’s Royal Academy of Arts has a new exhibition Manet: Portraying Life. It runs from 26 January to 14 April 2013 with advance booking advised. Foucault wrote a manuscript on Manet which is believed to be destroyed, but lectures have been … Continue reading

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No Borders – review of Bristol exhibition

The TLS has a short review of an interesting looking exhibition on borders. A thought-provoking exhibition recently opened at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, in partnership with Arnolfini. “No Borders”, featuring a dozen modern artists from the Middle East, … Continue reading

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Coriolan/us

The National Theatre of Wales’s production of Coriolan/us is the subject of a symposium at the University of Aberystwyth. Wish I could be there, given how much I like the play and how important it is for my current work. … Continue reading

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Slavoj Žižek’s response to the campaign against Syriza

Originally posted on Greek Left Review:
The campaign against SYRIZA in the days before elections is getting nastier and nastier – since our enemies control the big media, they can permit themselves direct lies, knowing that our answer cannot reach…

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