Monthly Archives: April 2013

Deleuze, Lefebvre, Gadamer, Dworkin, Gandhi, Churchill

Some interesting company in the Bloomsbury Revelations series… Advertisements

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Earth

Do any standard reference works in Geography have an explicit discussion of the concept of ‘earth’? I don’t mean Earth as the planet, but earth as element, ground, soil, land, etc.? There is no entry in The Dictionary of Human … Continue reading

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Politics of Catastrophe review

Politics of Catastrophe reviewed at the Society and Space open site.

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The Commons: in what state? – workshop in Manchester

Please contact matthew.thompson@manchester.ac.uk with any inquiries One-day workshop for PhD and early career researchers organised by Open Space at the University of Manchester and sponsored by cities@manchester Date: Thursday 20th June 2013 This one-day workshop specifically for PhD and early career … Continue reading

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Books received

The new Oxford Dictionary of Human Geography, and the latest issues of Transactions and Annals. Rob Kitchin, one of the authors of the dictionary, reflects briefly on it here, and provides the text of the preface.

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Verso World History

A number of books reissued as a series, including classic works by Robin Blackburn, Perry Anderson, Ernest Mandel, Lucian Febvre and Max Weber.

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After Neoliberalism? The Kilburn Manifesto

Stuart Hall, Doreen Massey and Michael Rustin launch the Kilburn Manifesto. Stuart Hall explains the purpose in The Guardian; and the first chapter can be downloaded here. Although the neoliberal economic settlement is unravelling, its  political underpinning remains largely unchallenged. … Continue reading

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Social Justice and the City at 40

Details of a conference in New York celebrating 40 years of David Harvey’s classic Social Justice and the City (via Harvey’s blog).

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Emergence fellowships at Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study

Recruitment for IAS Fellowships for 2014-15 is now open, with a closing date of 09 June 2013. The annual theme for this Fellowship is ‘Emergence‘.

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On writing books

Yesterday I reblogged Graham Harman’s post about his forthcoming Latour book Prince of Nodes (a sequel to Prince of Networks). In that post he reflects on how this means he is contracted to write three books simultaneously.  He suggests that … Continue reading

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