Category Archives: Travel

2015 in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2015 with the manuscript of a book under the title Foucault’s Last Decade close, I thought, to completion. But it was far too long. In the end, I cut the first two long chapters out, and submitted a book … Continue reading

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Two US talks in fall 2016 – Spindel conference in Memphis; Early Modern Literary Geographies conference in San Marino

After five talks in November, I will have a nice gap in my schedule of visiting talks. Part of the thinking is that I need some time to write so that I have something new to say… The talks I’ve … Continue reading

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Cycling in Provence, including Mont Ventoux

Two years ago I posted about a cycling holiday in Provence, and I’ve just been back for four days. This time Susan and I went together, and she did a series of long hikes while I did some long rides … Continue reading

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Talks at three workshops – on Foucault and Artemidorus, Earth, and Foucault and Shakespeare – with links to some audio recordings

I attended and spoke at three workshops last week. First, at the Monash University study centre in Prato, Italy, on modern reappropriations of Hellenistic Ethics. I ran a reading seminar on Foucault’s reading of Artemidorus. The other sessions were by … 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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Cycling in Melbourne – seven weeks and 1152 miles

I left Melbourne on Monday. It was a terrific, productive, interesting and enjoyable eight weeks. I’ve said a little about talks before, mainly in Sydney, and I’ll provide links to a recording of one other talk soon. I’ll doubtless say more about the … Continue reading

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Talks at University of New South Wales on Territory, Shakespeare and Geopolitics in March

I’ll be back in Sydney in a couple of weeks for two events. Please note the date of the second has changed. 10 March 2015, 4pm, “Territory from Shakespeare to Geo-politics”, School of Humanities and Languages, John Goodsell 221/223, University … Continue reading

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Talks in Sydney on Foucault, Territory, Shakespeare and Geopolitics in February and March

I’ll be talking about and discussing aspects of most of my current and recent work in Sydney in late February and mid-March. 26 February, 4pm, “Foucault’s Third Course on Governmentality”, Darlington Centre Boardroom, Department of Political Economy/Centre for International Security … Continue reading

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Basel ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar

I got back earlier today from two enjoyable days at the University of Basel for the ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and the ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar. The lecture was on ‘Geopolitics, Geopower, Geometrics’ and the morning of the seminar looked at … Continue reading

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A week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design – speaking about Iraq and Nigeria, urban territory and Lefebvre

I’m now on my way home from a very interesting and enjoyable week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. The invitation was to give one of the two keynote talks to a conference on the Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in … Continue reading

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