Category Archives: Politics

Grégoire Chamayou – A Theory of the Drone published and excerpt available

The translation of Grégoire Chamayou’s A Theory of the Drone is now published. An excerpt is available open access at Asymptote. Derek Gregory discussed the original French version of this book extensively on his Geographical Imaginations site. You can read my … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism + Biopolitics – Conference at Berkeley, 27-28 Feb 2015 – with Balibar, Brown, Harcourt, Mbembe…

Neoliberalism + Biopolitics – Conference at Berkeley, 27-28 Feb 2015. Speakers include Étienne Balibar, Wendy Brown, Bernard Harcourt, and Achille Mbembe… Over the past two decades neoliberalism and biopolitics have emerged as essential terms for critical theorists of all stripes attempting to analyze ongoing … Continue reading

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“Europe After The Minotaur”: free e-book from the new Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis

“Europe After The Minotaur” – free e-book from the new Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, available from Zed books. You need to register, but  it’s a quick process. The book contains excerpts from his longer book The Global Minotaur. Europe After the … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Theory, Culture and Society

The Birth of Territory is reviewed in Theory, Culture and Society by Dennis Crow (open access). Here’s the first paragraph: Elden deserves every accolade he receives for a remarkable book.  That phrase might suffice for a review, but it would … Continue reading

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Power and Space in the City Conversation #1 – Powerful Urban Territories (video of UCL discussion)

Power and Space in the City Conversation #1 – Powerful Urban Territories. The video of a UCL discussion from late last year is now available. The panellists are me, Allan Cochrane and Wendy Pullan, and it is introduced by Liza … Continue reading

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Marijn Nieuwenhuis, A Right to Breathe

Marijn Nieuwenhuis, ‘A Right to Breathe’ at Critical Legal Thinking.

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Étienne Balibar: Three words for the dead and the living

The Verso blog has the English translation of Étienne Balibar’s “Three words for the dead and the living“, originally published in Libération.

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