Category Archives: Bartolus of Sassoferrato

Geo-metrics – audio recording of lecture at Balsillie School

In late September I gave the keynote address to the workshop Regimes of Calculation and Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ontario. The title of the talk was ‘Geo-metrics’ and you can listen to the audio … Continue reading

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Earth, Terricide, Geo-metrics

I’ve now nearly finished writing my keynote lecture for the Regimes of Calculation and Global Governance workshop at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (September 19-20). The title is “Geo-metrics” (abstract here). This is the third in a sequence of … Continue reading

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A day of minor things

Yesterday was the busiest day yet on this blog, though of course it was mainly to see a post that I didn’t write. I’m sure that I should have followed up today with some insightful thoughts or hard-hitting polemics, but … Continue reading

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Bartolus consilia found

A week ago I discussed the last few references I’ve been trying to find for The Birth of Territory. I’m back at the British Library today, and thought I would just check one more time. And I found the Bartolus … Continue reading

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Four out of six

I should have noted in the earlier message that these were not just any six references, but included three or four of the most problematic in the book, which I’d not left to last through choice or neglect, but because … Continue reading

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Chapter Seven

The work on Chapter Seven in this redraft was minor. This is largely because of the amount of work I’d already put into this chapter; a chapter which caused me more textual difficulties than any other. The chapter discusses Roman law, … Continue reading

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Irnerius

In the talk today I will use this image for the first time. It was one I stumbled upon in a book about Philipp Melanchthon (briefly mentioned here). To date this is the best version I have – a scan from the … Continue reading

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Territory book progress

I’ve been making slow but steady progress on chapter nine of my territory book. A lot of this has been checking minor details in libraries, including original language sources such as the Latin for a few quotes from Newton’s Principia … Continue reading

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‘Juridicality and Territory’ – a brief historical response

Over at Open Geography, Jeremy has a post about ‘Juridicality and Territory’, discussing the US and a potential assassination of an American citizen thought to reside in Yemen. In the context of the ‘war on terror’, the US has long … Continue reading

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Erlangen lecture – video available

The video (and also, separately, the audio) of the lecture in Erlangen can be found in various formats here. (If you want to read the quotes, then I’d suggest the 640×360 one (Stream or Download) As well as a general … Continue reading

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