Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cahier Foucault

Just received this invitation. Looks like the book being launched (almost no details there yet) might be interesting.

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PhD studentships at Nottingham

The School of Geography at the University of Nottingham holds two AHRC doctoral studentships to be awarded for doctoral research commencing in September 2011 (subject to confirmation by AHRC of this year’s Block Grant Partnership allocation). Reference LSS/265. Closing date: … Continue reading

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PhD studentships at Queen Mary

Some good funding opportunities for PhD students in geography at Queen Mary, University of London. Details here. I spent a term as a visitor at QM a couple of years ago, and it is a very strong department in an … Continue reading

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Transparency in refereeing

A interesting proposal here, trading on here. Accepted, refereed papers and books should be accompanied with the name of the referees and, ideally, their reports, if only, in the online edition. (Note rejections can still be done anonymously.) I hope … Continue reading

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Society for European Philosophy CFP

(reposted from AHB) Annoyingly this clashes with the Royal Geographical Society conference in London. The Society for European Philosophy and The Forum for European Philosophy Joint Conference 2011 York St John University, York, UK 31st August-3rd September 2011 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS … Continue reading

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Terror and Territory response

The most enjoyable task of the day was drafting a response to four engagements with my Terror and Territory book. The pieces – by Katharyne Mitchell, Gunnar Olsson, Adam Ramadan and Michael Smith – were originally presented at the Association of … Continue reading

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Environment and Planning volumes

The contents list for the five volumes of papers from the Environment and Planning series of journals has been sent to the publishers, Sage. (Previous reports and some background here and here.) I now need to write the introduction to … Continue reading

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Sloterdijk Now update

The Sloterdijk book is coming together. Nigel Thrift‘s chapter is now edited and ready to go. Entitled “Peter Sloterdijk and the Philosopher’s Stone”, it’s a discussion of the relation between philosophy and social science. Thrift is critical of some of … Continue reading

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Mikko Joronen on Heidegger and globalisation

Mikko Joronen was kind enough to send me a copy of his thesis/book The Age of Planetary Space: On Heidegger, Being, and Metaphysics of Globalization (University of Turku, 2010). It is available as a free pdf download here. Mikko has … Continue reading

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Urban Camouflage

In Sloterdijk’s book Der Welt über die Straße helfen (with Sven Völker, München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2010) there are some interesting images. Some are from the Urban Camouflage project of Sabina Keric and Yvonne Bayer. These are the first two images … Continue reading

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