Category Archives: Stephen Graham

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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GURU ‘Justice and the City’ conference

Newcastle University, 15-16 November, “Justice and the City”. Speakers include Jean Hillier, Patsy Healey, Stephen Graham, Don Mitchell and Matthew Gandy. Full details here.

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Urban Territory: Violent Political Technologies in London and Kano

This is my abstract for the AAG meeting in Los Angeles next April. It will be part of the ‘Violence and Space’ sessions organised by Philippe le Billon and Simon Springer – call for papers here. I’ll also be part … Continue reading

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Urban Geopolitics

At the Antipode blog, Marijn Nieuwenhuis has an interesting post on Urban Geopolitics in the wake of the London Olympics. He mentions the Territorial Support Group’s ‘Total Policing’ map I linked to a few weeks back. Marijn discusses Foucault and … Continue reading

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Between Architecture of War and Military Urbanism

Call for papers – April 26-27, 2013, Tallinn, Estonia. Stephen Graham, Steven Flusty and Donovan Wylie as keynote speakers.

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Development Dialogue new issue

Special issue on The End of the Development-Security Nexus? The Rise of Global Disaster Management – freely available. Stephen Graham, David Chandler, Mark Duffield, Julian Reid et. al.

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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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Review of Terror and Territory

Bit late noticing this one – nice review of Terror and Territory in The Canadian Geographer by Jeremy Kowalski (requires subscription). Interesting to see the take on the book proposed here, which is not how I would have put it, … Continue reading

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Stephen Graham on Olympic London

Great piece in The Guardian. As a metaphor for the London Olympics, it could hardly be more stark. The much-derided “Wenlock” Olympic mascot is now available in London Olympic stores dressed as a Metropolitan police officer. For £10.25 you, too, … Continue reading

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Security and Geopolitical Space – readings

My visit to the University of Kentucky for the Committee on Social Theory is part of a class on ‘Security’. The idea is that the four visiting speakers give public lectures and then have a discussion session with the students taking … Continue reading

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