Category Archives: urban/urbanisation

Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the University of Warwick on 27-28 November, 2014. Full details here – keynote from Alex Jeffrey (University of Cambridge) Three travel grants of up to £250 … Continue reading

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Upcoming talks – Harvard, Groningen, Basel

I have three visiting lectures coming up over the next couple of months. In mid-September, I’ll be speaking at a conference on ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond’ at … Continue reading

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Brooklyn’s Gentrification

Before and after pictures of Brooklyn’s rapid gentrification, using Google Maps time-machine street view. Of course, the pictures don’t show what happened to the displaced populations.

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Peter Hall (1932-2014)

Urbanist and geographer Peter Hall died two days ago. There is an obituary in The Guardian and one at Building Design.

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Elizabeth Lebas obituary

I was sorry to hear the news of the death of Elizabeth Lebas. The Guardian has an obituary from her daughter, Anna Goldie. I worked with Elizabeth on the Key Writings collection of Henri Lefebvre’s work, along with Eleonore Kofman. Kofman and Lebas … Continue reading

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Archipelago/Funambulist Conversation between Léopold Lambert and Stuart Elden on Territory and Volume

I’ve linked to content on Archipelago – the podcast companion site to Léopold Lambert’s The Funambulist – before. This time it’s a discussion with me, conducted at the CUSP offices in New York, and mainly discussing my 2013 article “Secure the … Continue reading

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Bradley Garrett in The Times Higher on protection for researchers

“Place-hacker Bradley Garrett: research at the edge of the law” in The Times Higher. It’s good to see some people like Danny Dorling publicly supporting him, especially given the weak statement from Royal Holloway, University of London, where he did … Continue reading

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