Category Archives: Derek Gregory

Peter Meusburger, Derek Gregory and Laura Suarsana (eds.) Geographies of Knowledge and Power

An interesting-looking, but again expensive, collection: Peter Meusburger, Derek Gregory and Laura Suarsana (eds.) Geographies of Knowledge and Power. Interest in relations between knowledge, power, and space has a long tradition in a range of disciplines, but it was reinvigorated in the … Continue reading

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Pip Thornton – ‘The meaning of light: seeing and being on the battlefield’

Pip Thornton’s paper  “The meaning of light: seeing and being on the battlefield” has been published in Cultural Geographies. This paper was part of the sessions on ‘Terrain‘ Gastón Gordillo and I organised at the AAG earlier this year. Derek Gregory … Continue reading

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How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum

How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum. This little book arose spontaneously, in the late spring of 2015, when a series of conversations emerged — first in … Continue reading

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#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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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

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
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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