Monthly Archives: July 2012

Leaky Geopolitics: The Ruptures and Transgressions of WikiLeaks

A series of reflections in Geopolitics – Simon Springer, Heather Chi, Jeremy Crampton, Fiona McConnell, Julie Cupples, Kevin Glynn, Barney Warf & Wes Attewell. Find it here (requires subscription).  The unfurling of violent rhetoric and the show of force that … Continue reading

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Policing the Olympics – Territorially?

The Territorial Support Group’s map for policing the Olympics is doing the rounds on Twitter (thanks to Nina Power for the alert). This is an area I know quite well – when I had a visiting post at Queen Mary … Continue reading

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Shakespearean Territories – taking shape?

While in Nigeria I was working on a book proposal for the Shakespearean Territories project, interspersed with re-reading some of the plays that were on my potential list to be included. It’s now looking something like this: Divided Territories: The … Continue reading

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Taking Stock – The Space of the World project

I mentioned in the last post that I was unsure where I was going with my The Space of the World project. Part of the reason for this is that I’ve now been rejected on three grant applications to help … Continue reading

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2013 publications

There will be three journal articles out in 2013, along with The Birth of Territory. Two of the articles are related to that book, but take arguments in different directions and link to future projects on Shakespeare and Foucault. The third links … Continue reading

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Global Politics: A New Introduction – second edition

Routledge now have a page up for the second edition of this textbook – 696 pages. It is due out in December. There are a number of new chapters, and revisions to the others. I have a chapter in here … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault – Le beau danger

Interesting short book of an interview – which breaks off incomplete – with Claude Bonnefoy from 1968. Relates to Foucault’s books of the 1960s, especially History of Madness, The Birth of the Clinic, The Order of Things and the soon-to-be-published … Continue reading

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Eyal Weizman – Mengele’s Skull and Forensic Architecture

Eyal Weizman’s The Least of All Possible Evils is getting much attention at the moment, but his short co-authored book with Thomas Keenan, Mengele’s Skull: The Advent of a Forensic Aesthetics is well worth a read too. In 1985, the … Continue reading

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Very good piece on the politics of flags – with a link to the Korea flag incident at the Olympics – by Klaus Dodds and Alasdair Pinkerton.

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Olympics 2012 – Megaevents virtual issue

This is a very topical virtual theme issue which draws papers from the Environment and Planning series of journals, including Society and Space. It begins with a newly written editorial by Francisco Klauser. The papers are open access. List of papers … Continue reading

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