Category Archives: Territory

Books received – Querrien, Recherches, Gordillo, Piper, Lefebvre

Three books linked to Michel Foucault’s collaborative work with CERFI; Gastón Gordillo’s Rubble (see my interview with Gastón at societyandspace.com); Karen Piper’s The Price of Thirst; a first edition of Henri Lefebvre’s study of the Pyrenees, and the new issues of … Continue reading

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Journal of Genocide Research theme issue on the Nigerian Biafra war

The Journal of Genocide Research has a theme issue on the Nigerian Biafra war – twelve papers on the topic.  

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The Birth of Territory – published one year ago

The Birth of Territory was published one year ago. In that time it’s been reviewed in six journals, sold enough to suggest it will become my best-selling book, been the object of two ‘author meets critics’ sessions, and won two awards – … Continue reading

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Books received – Cowen, Doolen, Anderson, Boyd and Linehan, Foucault

A pile of books received. Deborah Cowen’s The Deadly Life of Logistics (from the publisher); Andy Doolen’s Territories of Empire (which I endorsed); Ben Anderson’s Encountering Affect and Boyd &  Linehan’s Ordnance (in recompense for Ashgate review work); L’Herne’s 2011 volume … Continue reading

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Links on the Islamic State – from Burke to Esposito, Rogers to Zizek

Back in June I posted a number of links – Explaining ISIS/ISIL – a roundup of things to read. Here are some more on the recent events. I’ve not generally linked to major news sources other than the Jason Burke piece and the … Continue reading

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Basel ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar

Ridvan Askin has sent me the flyers for the ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and the ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar at the University of Basel in November. Looking forward to these days in Basel – a city I have only ever … Continue reading

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the University of Warwick on 27-28 November, 2014. Full details here – keynote from Alex Jeffrey (University of Cambridge) Three travel grants of up to £250 … Continue reading

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