Category Archives: Derek Gregory

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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Grégoire Chamayou – A Theory of the Drone published and excerpt available

The translation of Grégoire Chamayou’s A Theory of the Drone is now published. An excerpt is available open access at Asymptote. Derek Gregory discussed the original French version of this book extensively on his Geographical Imaginations site. You can read my … Continue reading

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The Natures of War

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I have – at last – uploaded what I hope is the final version of ‘The Natures of War’ (DOWNLOADS tab).  It’s the long-form version of the first Neil Smith Lecture I gave at St Andrew’s…

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Critical review of Grégoire Chamayou, Théorie du drone

A very critical review of Grégoire Chamayou, Théorie du drone by Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer has been translated at booksandideas.net (original here). This book is forthcoming next year in English translation with Penguin as Drone Theory. For other takes on Chamayou’s work, see … Continue reading

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Two sessions on ‘Terrain’ at the Chicago AAG – organised by Stuart Elden and Gastón Gordillo

Despite the AAG website meltdown, Gastón Gordillo and I have organised two sessions on Terrain for the Chicago Association of American Geographers meeting in April 2015. These sessions seeks to think critically, theoretically, and politically about the question of terrain. This … Continue reading

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Gerry Kearns reviews The Birth of Territory – and a minor note on ‘land’

Gerry Kearns has written a review of The Birth of Territory for Society and Space. My sincere thanks to Gerry, and Veronica della Dora, who commissioned the review. The review is available open access, so I won’t quote from it here. It’s a … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory interviewed at The Archipelago

Derek Gregory interviewed by Léopold Lambert at The Archipelago.

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‘Books constitute capital’

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Introducing his interview with David Harvey at the Chronicle of Higher Education earlier this week, Scott Carlson notes that ‘The American stage has recently been set for questioning capitalism, with the U.S. tour of academe’s…

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Video archive of interviews and lectures by geographers in the 1980s – David Harvey, Derek Gregory, Torsten Hägerstrand, Anne Buttimer, etc.

Thanks to Christian Abrahamsson for the link – some fascinating interviews and lectures from the IGU channel here. David Harvey, Derek Gregory, Torsten Hägerstrand, Anne Buttimer, etc.

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Derek Gregory, ‘The Natures of War’ – Neil Smith memorial lecture

I made time to watch this powerful, and moving, lecture recently. I think I linked to it at the time, but worth a reminder. Well worth the time – some very good discussion of terrain and nature in warfare – … Continue reading

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