Monthly Archives: May 2013

Kant, Natural Science reviewed at NDPR

Immanuel Kant, Natural Science, edited by Eric Watkins, is reviewed at NDPR. This is the volume that contains the Rink edition of Kant’s lectures on physical geography. This review says nothing about that part of the volume, instead pointing to the … Continue reading

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Public geography/sociology and social media

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The new issue if Dialogues in Human Geography contains a forum on public geography and social media. The articles are currently open access. The section focuses on geography, but the issues discussed relate to broader…

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Teaching Political Geography

The latest issue of Political Geography includes an interesting discussion of teaching the sub-discipline. Written by Alison J. Williams, Alex Jeffrey, Fiona McConnell, Nick Megoran, Kye Askins, Nick Gill, Catherine Nash and Raksha Pande, it discusses actual classroom practices and gives … Continue reading

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Machiavelli’s The Prince: Five Centuries of History, Conflict and Politics

Only just heard about this major conference on Machiavelli, with a host of interesting speakers including Balibar, Lezra, Montag and Vatter. Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) is the most important and influential political thinker of the early modern age. Every single political … Continue reading

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Global Flight Paths

This and more at the BBC News site. Thanks to Ben Rosamond for the link.

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Duke University Press political theory sale

Some good political theory books at 20% off – details here.

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Books received

The Korean translation of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis (including my introduction from the English translation); Jacob Taubes, To Carl Schmitt; Richard J. Bernstein’s Violence; and the 2013 diary from Passia, with a wealth of maps, information and data on Palestine, along with … Continue reading

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Mapping Bob Dylan’s World

A map of every street, town, and city Dylan has ever sung about.

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Security Studies

Security and the Everyday 31 October – 1 November 2013 Keynote: Professor Jutta Weldes (University of Bristol); Professor François Debrix (Virginia Tech) More and more research in critical security studies pays attention to the realm of everyday experience, popular culture … Continue reading

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New Materialism, Fragility, and Activism, William E.Connolly

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Keynote talk by William E. Connolly at the 3rd Annual Radical Democracy Conference on March 16, 2013 at The New School in New York. Talk on “The New Materialism, Fragility, and Activism.” For more information visit…

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