Category Archives: Territory

Kate Sammler at Contrivers’ Review on The Birth of Territory

Kate Sammler at Contrivers’ Review on The Birth of Territory. A broadly positive review though there are complaints about too many “details and tangential political thoughts” and ends with the suggestion that “derivative” and “distilled” summaries might be needed to reach a … Continue reading

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Talks at University of New South Wales on Territory, Shakespeare and Geopolitics in March

I’ll be back in Sydney in a couple of weeks for two events. Please note the date of the second has changed. 10 March 2015, 4pm, “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics”, School of Humanities and Languages, John Goodsell 221/223, University … Continue reading

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Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics – abstract for my lecture at University of New South Wales

Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics 10th March, 4pm, School of Humanities and Languages, University of New South Wales This lecture will introduce the work I have been doing on the question of territory over the past several years, leading to two … Continue reading

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Matthew Hannah reviews The Birth of Territory for The American Historical Review

Matthew Hannah reviews The Birth of Territory for The American Historical Review (requires subscription). There are some quite sharp criticisms, but the overall take is fairly positive. I resisted attempts to tie periods where the historical record is patchy into … Continue reading

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Posters and further details for UNSW lecture and workshop

10 March, 4pm, “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics”, School of Humanities and Languages, John Goodsell 221/223, University of New South Wales (website; poster) 11 March, 10-4pm, “Geopolitics, Geopower, Geometrics”, workshop, Room 101 LAW Building, University of New South Wales (website; poster).

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Contesting the Arctic: Rethinking Politics in the Circumpolar North by Philip E. Steinberg, Jeremy Tasch, Hannes Gerhardt

Contesting the Arctic: Rethinking Politics in the Circumpolar North by Philip E. Steinberg, Jeremy Tasch and Hannes Gerhardt has been published by I.B. Tauris. As climate change makes the Arctic a region of key political interest, so questions of sovereignty … Continue reading

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Terrain, Volume, Drones – abstract for my keynote to Power and Space in the Drone Age conference

Here’s the abstract for my keynote lecture to the Power and Space in the Drone Age conference, 27-28 August 2015, Université de Neuchâtel: Terrain, Volume, Drones This paper is part of a wider, ongoing project trying to re-conceptualize geopolitics in more material, … Continue reading

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