Monthly Archives: March 2013

Boko Haram – more references

I’ve updated my Annotated Bibliography to Boko Haram – and moved it to a page under the new Resources heading. I’ll add other things to that page in due course.

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Freedom and the Construction of Europe

Two volume collection of essays, Freedom and the Construction of Europe , edited by Quentin Skinner and Martin van Gelderen. Freedom, today perceived simply as a human right, was a continually contested idea in the early modern period. In Freedom and the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
Following up my post on the air campaigns waged by the United States and by Pakistan inside the Federally Administered Tribal Territories and the North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), here are some screenshots from Chris…

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Foucault’s History of Sexuality – an updated table

In 2005 I published a piece entitled ‘The Problem of Confession’, freely available here. which had a lot of discussion of Foucault’s different plans for his History of Sexuality and the issues that revolved around them. That piece had a … Continue reading

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Foucault lecture at Memorial University Newfoundland – audio recording

The audio recording of the George Story Lecture in Humanities I gave at Memorial University of Newfoundland, entitled “Knowledge, Truth, Power: The Politics of Foucault’s Leçons sur la volonté de savoir”, is now available here. There is a gap in the recording about … Continue reading

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Funded Postgraduate Research Studentship at Queen’s University Belfast

School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queen’s University Belfast Funded Postgraduate Research Studentship: From London to Rio: the Politics of the Olympic Games (2013 Entry) The School has been awarded a PhD studentship to work with Dr. Debbie Lisle … Continue reading

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US drone war in Pakistan infographic

At his ever interesting Informed Comment, Juan Cole discusses the new project Out of Sight, Out of Mind. The project, Out of Sight, Out of Mind, aims to capture the scale and human cost of the drone war in Pakistan … Continue reading

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Two new reviews at the Society and space open site.

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The Birth of Territory – University of Chicago Press page and preorder

The University of Chicago Press page for my book The Birth of Territory is now up with the description, an endorsement from John Agnew, and the table of contents. It will be available in cloth and paperback simultaneously. The paperback is $30, which … Continue reading

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Two PhD studentships on ‘Political Spaces’ at Warwick

As part of my move to Warwick, two PhD studentships are available to work with me and colleagues in the broad area of Political Spaces. Closing date is end of May 2013. Full details here, but below are the headlines … Continue reading

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