Category Archives: Derek Gregory

Radical Philosophy 183 out – includes Gregory on drones and Power on Sloterdijk

The new issue of Radical Philosophy is out – includes Derek Gregory on ‘Drone Geographies‘ and a critical review of Sloterdijk by Nina Power (both open access). About these ads

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Books I’m looking forward to in 2014

Some of the books I’m looking forward to this year include Henri Lefebvre, Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment (edited by Łukasz Stanek and previously unpublished in any language); Neil Brenner’s epic edited collection Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization; Mick Dillon’s Biopolitics of Security in the 21st … Continue reading

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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre?

This comes in response to a question to me on Twitter. Where should you start with Henri Lefebvre? I think many people, especially in Geography, go to The Production of Space. That’s a major work, certainly, but I don’t think … Continue reading

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Grégoire Chamayou – A Theory of the Drone forthcoming in English

Grégoire Chamayou, A Theory of the Drone is forthcoming in English translation with New Press, publication date of August 2014. It doesn’t appear on the press’s site, but is listed on various online bookstores (i.e. here). I’ve recently read the French … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory, Juan Cole and China Miéville on Israel/Palestine

In Feedly this morning, a powerful juxtaposition – Derek Gregory on the West Bank wall, and Juan Cole on Israel’s new settlements in the West Bank. Derek links to a new photo essay by China Miéville presented at the Palestinian Literary … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory – The Natures of War

Derek Gregory to give the inaugural Neil Smith lecture at St Andrews on 14 November 2013.

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Grégoire Chamayou bibliography

Derek Gregory points to an excellent bibliography of works by and on Grégoire Chamayou. Derek’s series of posts on Chamayou continues – see posts seven, eight and nine.

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Grégoire Chamayou – books received

Derek Gregory has discussed Grégoire Chamayou, Théorie du drone in four detailed posts on his Geographical Imaginations blog – here, here, here and here. On the strength of the first two of these I picked up a copy of this book and Chamayou’s … Continue reading

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Gordillo – ‘Opaque Zones of Empire’ and the concept of terrain

Gastón Gordillo recently posted the text of his AAG presentation, ‘Opaque Zones of Empire‘ to his Space and Politics blog. Derek Gregory picks up the discussion with a piece entitled ‘Terror and Terrain‘ at Geographical Imaginations. What is especially interesting … Continue reading

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Theory of the drone

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
I’ve been contacted by L’actualité for an interview on drones, which led me to a new book by French philosopher Grégoire Chamayou (CNRS): Théorie du drone (La fabrique, 2013).  I’ve only just ordered it, so this post is…

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