Category Archives: Politics

Video of my Groningen Lecture on Modes of Reasoning – ‘Globe, Governmentality, Geometrics’

This is the video recording of my Groningen Lecture on Modes of Reasoning – ‘Globe, Governmentality, Geometrics’. More details about the lectures and the videos of the previous lecture from Mick Dillon here. Thanks to Luis Lobo-Guerrero for the invitation and chairing the … Continue reading

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Viewpoint Magazine on The State – includes Toscano, Cowan, Bensaïd and more

Viewpoint Magazine issue 4 is out, including pieces by Alberto Toscano on Lefebvre and logistics, Deborah Cowen, Jodi Dean, Nina Power, San­dro Mez­zadra and Brett Neilson, and Daniel Bensaïd. All available open access.

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University of Warwick Institute of Advanced Study visiting fellowships

University of Warwick Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) visiting fellowships The IAS Visiting Fellowship scheme offers an excellent opportunity for international scholars to engage with the University of Warwick. Open to highly distinguished researchers (including policy makers, representatives of the … Continue reading

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Timothy Raeymakers – ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies

Timothy Raeymakers asks ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies. Here’s the first paragraph and first image: What is a border? This question formed the backbone of a talk I was invited to give on ‘Borders & Conflicts in an Age … Continue reading

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Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall

Out in the next couple of weeks – the much-anticipated Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the US-Mexico Border.  As increasing global economic disparities, violence, and climate change provoke a rising tide of forced migration, … Continue reading

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Schindel and Colombo (eds.) Space and the Memories of Violence

This looks an interesting collection – Estela Schindel and Pamela Colombo (eds.), Space and the Memories of Violence: Landscapes of Erasure, Disappearance and Exception. The final chapter is an interview with David Harvey. This volume offers a variety of perspectives on the relation between violence, memory … Continue reading

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Books received – Klein on Climate Change, Skinner on Shakespeare, Lefebvre on Marx, Deleuze & Fascism

A re-edition of one of Henri Lefebvre’s books on Marx; Deleuze and Fascism, edited by Brad Evans and Julian Reid; Quentin Skinner’s Forensic Shakespeare; Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything; and the new issues of RIPE and TCS.

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