Category Archives: Neil Smith

Shiloh Krupar, ‘Operation Banality’ – second Neil Smith lecture at St Andrews

Shiloh Krupar will give the second Neil Smith lecture at St Andrews on Tuesday – ‘Operation Banality: Medical Geographies of Administration and the Biopolitical Grotesque’. Thanks to Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations for the link – also reports lecture will be online … Continue reading

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New issue of ACME now out, including Neil Smith’s last conference presentation

A new issue of ACME is now out, including Neil Smith’s last conference presentation (all open access). Neil Smith’s piece is entitled ‘The Future is Radically Open’, and was presented in Paris in September 2012, shortly before he died. It’s … Continue reading

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Archive of a Radical Geographer: Neil Smith’s Papers – interview with Don Mitchell by Zoltán Glück

Archive of a Radical Geographer: Neil Smith’s Papers – interview with Don Mitchell by Zoltán Glück from 2014. ZOLTÁN GLÜCK: I’d like to start by asking about what you’ve been doing here at CUNY this year. What is happening with … 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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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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Don Mitchell on Neil Smith – long article available

Don Mitchell‘s essay “Neil Smith, 1954-2012: Radical Geography, Marxist Geographer, Revolutionary Geographer” is available on his website. The whole thing is well worth reading, even if you know the work well. It’s a thoughtful and moving piece. What is especially … 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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Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation – book series news

Nik Heynen has news of changes to the editorial board of the Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation book series, along with news of the Neil Smith book prize.

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Social Justice and the City – CFP for Hong Kong Conference

Call for Papers: An International Conference on Social Justice and the City Organised by Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University, on 4th – 6th December, 2013 at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong In Memory of Neil Smith, Who Had Devoted … Continue reading

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The AAG meeting

I’ve spent the last week in Los Angeles for the Association of American Geographers annual meeting. It was mainly in the Westin Bonaventure hotel – made famous in the 1980s by the readings of Fredric Jameson and Edward Soja. I … Continue reading

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