Category Archives: Derek Gregory

Derek Gregory’s ‘Reach from the Sky’ Tanner lectures

Last week I took the short trip from London to Cambridge to attend Derek Gregory’s Tanner lectures – ‘Reach from the sky: aerial violence and the everywhere war’. The lectures covered a lot, from early aircraft to the Second World … Continue reading

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Details of Derek Gregory’s Tanner lectures ‘Reach from the Sky’

Derek Gregory has shared further details of his Tanner lectures ‘Reach from the Sky‘, to be delivered in Cambridge on 13th January, with a discussion on 14th January. Admission is free but you will need a ticket from: tannerbookings@clarehall.cam.ac.uk (Tel: 01223 … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory’s tribute to Edward Soja

A lovely piece by Derek Gregory remembering Edward Soja at Geographical Imaginations.

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Eyal Weizman, “Forensic Architecture” video of 2015 Wall Exchange lecture at UBC

Eyal Weizman, “Forensic Architecture” video of 2015 Wall Exchange lecture UBC (via Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations.) Can architecture provide new tools of political analysis and intervention? This question is central to the work of Eyal Weizman, Israeli architect and scholar. … Continue reading

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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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