Monthly Archives: November 2010

UK student protests

Nina Power’s blog Infinite Thought offers a helpful roundup of protests and occupations in UK. A few days ago she also had a great report on the Marxism 2010 conference held in Dublin. Here in Seattle, the University is also closed, but … Continue reading

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Great few days in Vancouver, with unseasonably cold weather and good company. The talks at University of Victoria and University of British Columbia seemed to go well, and lots of good questions. If all goes to plan these are the … Continue reading

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Peer review discussion

The discussion in the comments after the original post I linked to are worth reading – find them here.

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The value(s) of peer review

In the Middle has the preprint text of “What is a Scholarly Journal?, The Place of Peer Review” by  Bonnie Wheeler, forthcoming in Journal of Scholarly Publishing. I read this with disappointment and a feeling that it was asking the wrong questions. … Continue reading

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Australian National University visiting fellowships

This is the scheme under which I have a fellowship in 2011 – the call is now open for the 2012 fellowships. Ecological Enlightenment – 2012 Annual Theme – deadline 15 March 2011 For more information: Guidelines, application and referees … Continue reading

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Antonsich-Elden exchange

The exchange on my ”Land, Terrain, Territory” paper is now available online. You can read Marco Antonsich’s critique here, and my reply here. All three pieces are in Progress in Human Geography.

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The Territorial Trap Fifteen Years On

The latest issue of Geopolitics has a section of essays on John Agnew’s essay ‘The Territorial Trap’. Pieces by Simon Reid-Henry, me, Fiona McConnell, Alexander Murphy, David Newman, and a response by Agnew. The event came out of a workshop … Continue reading

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Roundup – Key Thinkers, Browne report, RPA, Tom Waits

Key Thinkers on Space and Place is now available in a second edition. A valuable, albeit partial, resource. Nina Power on the Brown report here Devin Shaw offers some thoughts on the Radical Philosophy Association conference here. Tom Waits in … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory Miliband Lecture

Ralph Miliband series on the restructuring of World Power War in the borderlands Derek Gregory Professor Gregory discusses the evolving character of conflicts in the borderlands of former empires and the blurring of the conceptual borders of war itself. Wednesday … Continue reading

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Sloterdijk Now cover

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