Category Archives: Paul Virilio

The Dimensions of Territory – audio of talk at Al Quds Bard Honors College

The audio recording of my talk earlier this month at Al Quds Bard Honors College, “The Dimensions of Territory”, is available here. For people who know my work on territory it doesn’t have much new, but it tries to give … Continue reading

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Books received

Another few books received – Mark Blyth’s Austerity; Paul Virilio’s The Art of the Motor; Audrea Lim’s collection The Case for Sanctions Against Israel; the new issue of Geographica Helvetica; and two manuscripts to review.

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Books received

A lot of books arrived while I was away. Many of these are background reading on Israel/Palestine, a couple of which I’d read before, but Maha Samman’s Trans-Colonial Urban Space in Palestine is to review; the new issues of Society … Continue reading

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Books received

John Sallis, Logic of Imagination; the reissue of Michael Watts, Silent Violence; Paul Virilio’s The Great Accelerator, and Paidraig Carmody, The New Scramble for Africa.

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Secure the Volume – Political Geography paper available

My paper “Secure the Volume: Vertical Geopolitics and the Depth of Power” has now been published by Political Geography in their ‘articles in press’ section. They’ve not yet posted the responses by Peter Adey and Gavin Bridge but my reply … Continue reading

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Books received

The two Minnesota ones – Brown, The Primitive, the Aesthetic and the Savage: An Enlightenment Problematic and Schwenger, At the Borders of Sleep: On Liminal Literature - were pre-ordered when I did a review for them, as was Parvini, Shakespeare and Contemporary … Continue reading

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Film inspired by Paul Virilio’s Bunker Archaeology

Short film inspired by Paul Virilio’s Bunker Archaeology. I discuss this in the ‘Secure the Volume’ paper forthcoming in Political Geography. Thanks to Bradley Garrett for the link. RUIN VALUE from robindegoede on Vimeo.

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New books received

A pile of new books received recently. Foucault’s Mal faire, dire vrai is probably the first I will tackle. The Polity ones here were in recompense for a review of a manuscript for them; Alex Jeffrey kindly sent me a copy … Continue reading

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Secure the Volume – Kentucky video

The video of my presentation at the University of Kentucky. [Update: the higher resolution version has replaced the earlier one] The slides are somewhat blurred and the audience questions quiet, but may be of interest.

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Secure the Volume: Vertical Geopolitics and the Depth of Power

For the past several days I’ve been writing – and almost as importantly, working with the images for – my lecture for Kentucky. At the moment it looks like it will cover… Area, Volume, Territory, Boundedness, the Volumetric, Political Technology, … Continue reading

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