Category Archives: urban/urbanisation

Graham and McFarlane (eds.) Infrastructural Lives: Urban Infrastructure in Context

A new collection edited by two former colleagues – Stephen Graham and Colin McFarlane. Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the … Continue reading

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

A reminder of this conference coming up at Warwick, with a call for papers. Please spread the word in your institutions to potentially interested participants.Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the … Continue reading

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‘Exercises in the History of Ideas': An interview with Stuart Elden by Dale Leorke and Suneel Jethani

Back in March I was interviewed by two graduate students at the University of Melbourne, Dale Leorke and Suneel Jethani, about my writing, background and approach to work. It covers my work on territory, Heidegger, Foucault, Lefebvre, and Shakespeare and some future plans. … 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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Stephen Legg, Prostitution and the Ends of Empire: Scale, Governmentalities, and Interwar India

  Now out from Duke University Press – Stephen Legg’s Prostitution and the Ends of Empire: Scale, Governmentalities, and Interwar India. Officially confined to red-light districts, brothels in British India were tolerated until the 1920s. Yet, by this time, prostitution … Continue reading

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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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