Monthly Archives: March 2011

Cahiers pour l’analyse

Thanks to Nick at Speculative Heresy for the reminder to check out the Cahiers d’analyse project website. Loads of interesting material there, including the debate between the Cercle d’épistémologie and Foucault in 1968, in which Foucault discusses some of themes … Continue reading

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Iain Boal talk in London

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 All welcome.  Iain Boal is one … Continue reading

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Marx Reloaded poster

I linked to the trailer before, but this is the poster for the film. Clicking on it will take you to a larger image. As has been pointed out on facebook already, Sloterdijk is making some kind of move on … Continue reading

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Reading about fossils

I’ve been spending the last week, as expected, reading about fossils. This has taken me through Aristotle, Georgius Agricola, Leonardo da Vinci, Robert Hooke, Niels Stensen, Benoît de Maillet, Leibniz, Buffon, Voltaire, James Hutton, Georges Cuvier, Kant and Charles Lyell. Some of … Continue reading

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Why blog? (2)

The discussion on crit-geog-forum continues, with a long list of blogs by geographers and others with geographical content or relevance. One reason I didn’t mention, since it doesn’t apply to me, but which has come up, is that a lot of … Continue reading

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Harman on editing, etc.

Graham Harman provides an interesting advice post on writing, editing and goal-setting.

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LSE director resigns

Press release and statement here – this has been previously linked to by Clive Barnett and others. The Guardian reports on this here.

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Professor of Human Geography at Durham

The Department of Geography, top-ranked in RAE2008, seeks to appoint a Professor of Human Geography to complement and extend its existing academic strengths. Applications are welcomed from outstanding researchers from within or beyond the discipline. The post-holder will be expected … Continue reading

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Driver on Mapping the ‘MidEast’

In the History Workshop Journal, Felix Driver discusses the cartographies of media representations of the recent uprisings and protests.

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The Geospatial Revolution

If you are interested in the interrelation of universities, the military and developments in geospatial technology… First, watch the glossy video produced by Penn State then go to Open Geography and read Jeremy Crampton’s critique.

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