Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sean Sturm on writing and productivity

Sean Sturm has posted a very good short article on writing, with lots of good references. You can access the full piece here, and do check out his blog Te Ipu Pakore.

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Two Geographical Imaginations posts

Derek Gregory’s blog Geographical Imaginations has fast become a must-read. Here are two very interesting recent posts – one on Trevor Paglen’s work on US military patches; and one on Judith Butler’s new thoughts on Antigone, inspired by Anne Carson’s … Continue reading

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Very interesting interview with Eileen Joy on publishing, universities, medieval studies, etc.

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Two posts on Urban Africa

Just back from Abuja, a rapidly developing city, I was struck by two posts at Urban Cultural Studies. Both are reblogged, so the following links take you to the original source. One looks at Demographics and Urbanization; the other at … Continue reading

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Du Gouvernement des vivants – more details

Foucault’s 1979-80 course is forthcoming in a little over a month – the date has been put back a couple of weeks. Seuil now has a page up, which Clare O’Farrell’s Foucault News blog has just linked to. Both Clare … Continue reading

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Poster and Website for Warwick ‘Shakespearean Territories’ lecture

The abstract for my lecture at University of Warwick has been posted online. They’ve also produced this poster.  It will be ten years almost to the day that I left the department, though I’ve been back a few times to give talks or … Continue reading

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Chasing Dragons on Peer Review; and ReviewmyReview

At Chasing Dragons, some more thoughts on peer review. It also links to ReviewmyReview, a site compiling data on average review times and acceptance rates for key journals in Political Science. Interesting reading, though I’d have liked to have seen … Continue reading

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Teo Ballvé – ‘Territories of Life and Death on a Colombian Frontier’

Congratulations to Teo Ballvé for the award of the Antipode Graduate Student Scholarship for his work on ‘Territories of Life and Death on a Colombian Frontier’. Teo is behind the excellent Territorial Masquerades blog and is doing really interesting work. I … Continue reading

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The Far Right in Europe – workshop at Queen Mary

The Longue Duree of the Far-Right: Ideology, Organisation, State Formation and International Relations October 25-26 2012, Queen Mary University of London The (re)emergence of far-right parties and social movements in various parts of the world ­– and particularly in Europe … Continue reading

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Foucault – The Mesh of Power

Foucault’s 1976 lecture ‘The Mesh of Power’ is available online in English (with a link to the French) at Viewpoint Magazine. This lecture was previously translated by Gerald Moore for the Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography collection Jeremy Crampton … Continue reading

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