Monthly Archives: June 2017

Foucault also struggled to get his students to do the reading…

I’ve previously shared one of Lacan’s comments from his seminar. Here’s Foucault on the same theme: Has everyone read these texts? Yes? No? Nobody? Well, I will have to punish you, that’s for sure! I’m not going to tell you … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 8: two days in the Carolina Rediviva library, Uppsala

My ongoing research into Foucault’s research and the writing of his History of Madness has taken me to Uppsala, where Foucault worked between 1955 and 1958. This was just a very brief reconnaissance trip – made possible as a side-visit … Continue reading

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CFP: META Middle East Topics & Arguments – Infrastructure

call for papers #10: Infrastructure Editors: Amina Nolte, Ezgican Özdemir Publication date: Spring 2018 The peer-reviewed online journal “Middle East – Topics & Arguments” (META) is calling for submissions for its tenth issue on the topic of “Infrastructure”. Infrastructure points … Continue reading

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The PolGRG Book Award (2017-2018) in coordination with Political Geography Journal

Originally posted on Political Geography Research Group:
We are delighted to announce that the Political Geography Research Group Royal Geographic Society (PolGRG) Book Award received positive endorsement at the PolGRG AGM in London, in September 2016. Phil Steinberg (Editor of…

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Territory Beyond Terra, edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg, and Elaine Stratford – forthcoming in December 2017

Territory Beyond Terra, edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg, and Elaine Stratford – forthcoming in December 2017. At the root of our understanding of territory is the concept of terra—land—a surface of fixed points with stable features that can be … Continue reading

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 Helen Sword, Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write reviewed at the LSE blog

Helen Sword, Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write is reviewed at the LSE blog by Fawzia Haeri Mazanderani. With Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write, Helen Sword explores how academics find the … Continue reading

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The Daily Routines of 12 Famous Writers

I’ve shared several of these types of posts in the past, but not, I think, this one: The Daily Routines of 12 Famous Writers

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ICE-LAW session at the Nordic Geographers conference, Stockholm

Tomorrow I head to Stockholm for the Nordic Geographers conference and my last talk of this academic year. I’ll be presenting as part of this session as part of the ICE-LAW project: ICE LAW Session 14:15 – 17:00, 19 June … Continue reading

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Legal Terrain – video of my London Review of International Law lecture

In February 2017 I gave the London Review of International Law annual lecture at SOAS under the title of ‘Legal Terrain: The Political Materiality of Territory’. The plan is for the written article to appear in the journal later this … Continue reading

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Refugee movements visualised, 2000-16 [update: and its problems]

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Refugee movements visualised, 2000-16 – at mashable An interactive visualisation – perhaps a good basis for class discussion. Thanks to dmf for the link. Update: Phil Steinberg has pointed me to a 2015 post in…

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