Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Selection of the Works of Ellen Meiksins Wood (1942-2016)

Verso have made available a list of open-access work by Ellen Meiksins Wood, who died recently. Ellen Meiksins Wood (1942-2016) was a Marxist historian and political thinker of enormous significance. We are proud to publish many of her books and, in order … Continue reading

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Manifeste pour une géographie environnementale: Géographie, écologie et politique

Manifeste pour une géographie environnementale: Géographie, écologie et politique – now out with Presses de Sciences Po, edited by Denis Chartier and Estienne Rodary. Simon Batterbury is one of the Anglophone contributors, and sent me an English translation of the book’s blurb (original here): French … Continue reading

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Two reviews of Haim Yacobi’s Israel and Africa: A Genealogy of Moral Geography

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Two reviews of Haim Yacobi’s Israel and Africa: A Genealogy of Moral Geography (Routledge, 2015) by Sherri Plonski and Kareem Rabie are now posted on the open site.

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CFP Third Warwick Graduate Conference on Political Geography 19-20 May 2016

Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the University of Warwick on 19-20 May, 2016. The topic of this year’s conference is: “(Dis)Assembling state spaces: Conceptualising geometries of power” and confirmed … Continue reading

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CFP – RGS-IBG 2016 – State, territory, urbanism: Exploring the nexus between government and infrastructure

Posted on behalf of Mark Usher State, territory, urbanism: Exploring the nexus between government and infrastructure Convenors: Mark Usher, University of Manchester (mark.usher@manchester.ac.uk) Rhys Jones, Aberystwyth University (raj@aber.ac.uk) Ingrid Medby, University of Durham (i.a.medby@durham.ac.uk) This session will consider how research … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Political Theory by Hans Lindahl and Progress in Human Geography by Marco Antonsich

The Birth of Territory is reviewed in Political Theory by Hans Lindahl – requires subscription. Here’s the final paragraph: From a philosophical viewpoint, Elden’s book is most interesting for the question it poses yet leaves unanswered: what is the relation between power and … Continue reading

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Five strategies to get your academic writing “unstuck” Mapping Post-Capitalism David Harvey, The Ways of the World – now published, and open access extract Foucault and the Politics of Health: Collaborative research and activism – audio recording of UCL talk Springer acquire Palgrave, … Continue reading

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Professor Saba Mahmood to give Society and Space lecture at the 2016 AAG

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We are delighted to announce that Saba Mahmood, Professor of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley, will give the Society and Space lecture at the 2016 AAG meeting in San Francisco. In her talk,…

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Springer acquire Palgrave, and future Foucault translations

Springer have acquired Palgrave as part of a merger with Macmillan – details here. Palgrave publish the translations of Foucault’s Collège de France lectures. Graham Burchell tells me that Subjectivity and Truth has only just gone into production, as result of changes at the press, … Continue reading

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New issue of Antipode including Gregory, ‘The Natures of War’ and Lefebvre, ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’

The new issue of Antipode is out, and includes Derek Gregory’s ‘The Natures of War’ and Henri Lefebvre, ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology‘. The second piece is translated by Matthew Dennis, and edited by Adam David Morton … Continue reading

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