Monthly Archives: April 2015

Progressive Geographies is five years old – but is more than ‘just a blog’

Progressive Geographies is five years old – many thanks for everyone who reads it! While the blog itself has been important to me as a means of announcing things and linking to books, talks, videos and other material I’ve found … Continue reading

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Laws, Economies and Territories in Richard II – audio recording of a talk at Purchase College

Yesterday I went up to Purchase College, SUNY to give a talk at a workshop on Thinking with Shakespeare Today. Organised by Morris Kaplan, there were four papers: “Shakespeare and Theatrical Conversions” – Michele Osherow, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, … Continue reading

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Towards a Comprehensive Michel Serres primary bibliography (5): interviews

Originally posted on Christopher Watkin:
This list does not include audio and video interviews, which will appear in a future installment. There are one or two interviews featuring in other bibliographies that I do not include in this list, because 1) they…

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Sparks Will Fly: Benjamin and Heidegger – new edited collection

Sparks Will Fly: Benjamin and Heidegger, edited by Andrew Benjamin and Dimitris Vardoulakis with SUNY Press. Collected essays consider points of affinity and friction between Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger. Despite being contemporaries, Walter Benjamin and Martin Heidegger never directly engaged with one … Continue reading

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Routledge Series on Radical Politics and History

Originally posted on Path to the Possible:
Routledge is currently looking for book proposals to be included in a new book series, Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics. The series has two areas of interest. Firstly, it aims to publish…

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Video: David Harvey’s Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (AAG 2015)

Originally posted on My Desiring-Machines:
Video of the discussion of David Harvey’s Seventeen Contradictions… at the Chicago AAG. https://youtu.be/kHobOMn_UkQ My Desiring-Machines View original post

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Book review essay – “Geographies of Peace”

Fiona McConnell, Nick Megoran and Philippa Williams’s edited collection Geographies of Peace is reviewed by Jenna Loyd at the Antipode site.

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Towards a Comprehensive Michel Serres primary bibliography (4): single-authored articles

Originally posted on Christopher Watkin:
As before, let me know if you spot anything I’ve missed… ? (1961). “Descartes et Leibniz dans les deux manières de penser le réel et la science.” Critique no. 164. Hors série. (1963). “La Querelle…

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Divisions of Life

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
My main presentation at the AAG in Chicago was part of a session organised by Noam Leshem and Alasdair Pinkerton on Remnants of No Man’s Land: history, theory and excess (more on their larger project…

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Getting a grip on the vacant housing problem (plus: urban geology!)

Originally posted on David Wachsmuth:
Urban geologist? What’s that? A new City of Vancouver proposal to start addressing the city’s scourge of speculation-driven housing vacancy is in the news. The municipal government wants to comprehensively identify vacant houses throughout the city,…

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