Category Archives: Territory

#AAG2015 in Chicago – a few final thoughts

Very enjoyable conference in Chicago over the last several days. I’ve said a bit about the two sessions I spoke in – on Ebola and terrain – before. It was a good conference, with some excellent papers. A particular highlight was … Continue reading

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The Funambulist Papers Volume 2 – print on demand and open access e-book

The Funambulist Papers Volume 2, edited by Léopold Lambert is now available as print on demand and open access e-book from Punctum Books. I have an essay in it, along with Derek Gregory, Gastón Gordillo, Grégoire Chamayou, Erin Manning, Elena Loizidou and many others. … Continue reading

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Charlotte Epstein on The Birth of Territory at Progress in Political Economy

Progress in Political Economy have posted one of the papers on my book The Birth of Territory from a workshop in Sydney. My thanks to Charlotte Epstein for the thoughtful engagement, and Adam David Morton at PPE for posting this. Last month … Continue reading

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Second review of the Global Discourse review symposium on The Birth of Territory

Global Discourse are hosting a review symposium on The Birth of Territory, which was joint winner of their inaugural book award. The second review, by Jeppe Strandsbjerg, is available here; and the first review by Jordan Branch (previously posted) is here. Both require subscription, … Continue reading

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Global Discourse book award review symposium on The Birth of Territory – first review by Jordan Branch

Global Discourse are hosting a review symposium on The Birth of Territory, which was joint winner of their inaugural book award. The first review by Jordan Branch is available online – requires subscription, or email me. Update: the second review, by … Continue reading

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Workshop at UNSW on The Birth of Territory and ‘Geopolitics, Geopower, Geometrics’

My public lecture “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics” at University of New South Wales earlier this week was recorded by ABC Radio ‘Big Ideas‘, and I’ll hopefully be able to post the link soon. Paul Patton gave a very generous introduction … Continue reading

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University of New South Wales – lecture and workshop this week

10 March 2015, 4pm, “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics”, Public Lecture, School of Humanities and Languages, John Goodsell 221/223, University of New South Wales –website; poster; abstract  In this talk I’ll be returning to the Shakespeare project for the first time in … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo – Terrain as Insurgent Weapon (abstract)

Gastón Gordillo shares an update on his ongoing work on terrain, for a forthcoming conference at UBC. Very sorry to miss this one – I’ll still be in Melbourne, talking about a related topic. Gastón and I have organised two … Continue reading

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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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