Category Archives: Territory

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 – Linklater on land, Stubbs on Krautrock, Recherches 13 and Foucault, Lefebvre et. al. interviews

A book of interviews with, among others, Foucault and Lefebvre; one of the collaborative projects with which Foucault  was involved; David Stubbs, Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany and Andro Linklater‘s last book Owning the Earth: The Transforming History of Land … Continue reading

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Ebola reading list updated – including maps from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap

I’ve made some updates to the Ebola Reading List on this site. This now has two sections: General Reference, which includes NGOs, some government information, and some media sites sections, plus regularly updated maps from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap; and individual articles – … Continue reading

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

A reminder of this conference coming up at Warwick, with a call for papers. Please spread the word in your institutions to potentially interested participants.Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden and Todd Reisz opening lectures to ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad’ conference

This is the video of the opening keynote session of the ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad’ conference, which includes my lecture ‘Crises of Territorial Integrity: Iraq and Nigeria’. My talk is from 11.50-38 minutes – … Continue reading

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