For those able to get to London (via Alberto Toscano)
Iain BoalFrom renaissance globe to google earth: visualizing the planet
Thursday 10 March, 5-7, Goldsmiths, University of London, Room NAB (New Academic Building) 3.26
Iain Boal is one of the founders of the Retort collective, with whom he co-authored Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War, along with T.J. Clark, Joseph Matthews and Michael Watts. He is co-author of Resisting the Virtual Life: The Culture and Politics of Information and author of the forthcoming book The Long Theft: Episodes in the History of Enclosure. He is also the editor of Archives of Dissent, to be published by PM Press. He has also just completed a book on the world history of the bicycle.