Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hong Kong

My visit to Hong Kong overlapped with the last days of the visit of a few people that had attended the Urban Utopianism workshop, which was good. Met some interesting new people and some came along to my talk on ‘Territory’ to … Continue reading

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Macherey – Hegel or Spinoza page

University of Minnesota Press now have a page up for Macherey’s Hegel or Spinoza, translated by Susan M Ruddick. As a reminder, the Society and Space blog has an interview with Sue about this project here, and Society and Space … Continue reading

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Teaching Fellows at Durham Geography

Two posts in the Geography department at Durham Teaching Fellow in Urban/Social Geography Teaching Fellow in Quantitative Geography and GIS/Remote Sensing Please contact either Joe Painter ( or Rachel Pain ( for further information.

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Society and Space issue 3 out

The new issue of Society and Space is now out. Papers by Edward S Casey, Kathleen Stewart, Kenneth Olwig and many others. Details, links, and info on open-access papers at the Society and Space blog.

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Macau developments

A small but interested audience today for the talk on fossils – final day of exams, so not good timing. In the questions I said a bit more about the thinking behind the book project. It’s also been good to have another … Continue reading

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Edward Casey website

Edward Casey of Stony Brook University, and one of the key philosophers of place, has a new website here. A couple of lectures are available as videos, the first of which will be in the next issue of Society and … Continue reading

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Leaving Canberra

I fly to Hong Kong in the morning, and then get the ferry direct to Macau. I’m very sorry to leave Canberra and the ANU. I’ve had a great time here, and Canberra has felt like home. The HRC was a great … Continue reading

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Society and Space – writing its history

I’ve been spending the last several days writing the introduction to the volume of Society and Space papers for the Sage Environment and Planning collection. It’s been fascinating to go over the journal’s back issues, yet again, and trace the … Continue reading

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Warwick workshop on “the normal and the pathological”

Interesting looking workshop in September (via John Protevi at New APPS) A workshop on “the normal and the pathological,” offered by the Contemporary Issues in Bioethics and Biopolitics research project University of Warwick, 27-28 September 2011 Confirmed speakers: Jean-Claude Dumoncel, Robert Bernasconi, Bill … Continue reading

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Fossils in Macau

The ‘Fossils’ paper I gave here at the ANU gets its second outing next week in Macau. Here are the details: University of Macau Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Seminar Fossils: Age, World, Relation By Prof. Stuart Elden Professor … Continue reading

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