Monthly Archives: December 2010

Holiday delayed

Along with a very large number of other people my travel plans were stopped by the weather. we were actually on the plane on Saturday, delayed for non-weather reasons, when the snow started falling at Heathrow. Flight was cancelled and … Continue reading

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Off on holiday for a couple of weeks with Susan, spending Christmas and New Year in Egypt. A few days in Cairo and then onto Sharm el Sheikh and Dahab. The plan is to have a proper holiday – no email … Continue reading

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2011 publications preview

2011 should see both the Kant and Sloterdijk edited books out, in June and November respectively. In addition the Environment and Planning collection (five volumes) with Sage should be out late in the year. I have chapters in these books … Continue reading

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Territorial Integrity

A four part discussion of the notion of territorial integrity by Jamie Scudder can be found here (and follow the links at the end of each part). It makes quite a bit of use of my Terror and Territory and some … Continue reading

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Geographies of the Kettle

Interesting piece here by Rory Rowan. A couple of excerpts:- if these protests have rinsed the smile from Cameron’s face and applied the defibrillator of dissensus to the heart of British democracy they also raise questions about the strategies of … Continue reading

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Facebook global connections

Interesting map of connections through Facebook. Some discussion here and here.

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Jakob von Uexküll reactions

I mentioned a few months ago that a new translation of von Uexküll’s A Foray into the World of Animals was coming out. Details of the translation here. There are a range of reactions now that it’s available – here (via … Continue reading

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Student Protest roundup

 News that future marches may be banned (probably the first and last time I will link to The Telegraph). But as John Protevi notes, there are some unpleasant overtones here. A letter from Middlesex staff and students, which mainstream … Continue reading

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Audio from two London conferences

I posted details of these two conferences before. The Political Life of Things (3 Dec, Imperial War Museum, London) – sound archive here, including Jane Bennett and many others Vertical Geographies, Royal Holloway, London, 8 December 2010, including Stephen Graham, … Continue reading

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‘Rolling Towards the Police in your Wheelchair’

This is the BBC interview with Jody McIntyre that has produced such anger. Lots of people complained. The BBC has apparently responded – details here; another reply here. China Mieville responds here.

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