Monthly Archives: July 2017

Marcus Doel’s Geographies of Violence in the Society and Space book series now published

Marcus Doel’s book Geographies of Violence: Killing Time, Killing Space is now published. This is the third book to appear in the Society and Space book series I edit with Sage. We experience violence all our lives, from that very first scream … Continue reading

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Free planners and guides for writing, planning and collaboration

These look useful – free planners and guides for writing, planning and collaboration

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Raul Pacheco-Vega on ‘Narrowing the research thesis topic’

Some good advice from Raul Pacheco-Vega on ‘Narrowing the research thesis topic’.

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Beginning work on the revision of Shakespearean Territories – and the climb that awaits at the end of it

Today I begin work on the revisions for Shakespearean Territories. At the end of this work – in about three weeks’ time – I’m off to Provence for a week of cycling, including Mont Ventoux.

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Prof. Anne Buttimer RIP

Originally posted on Ireland after NAMA:
A message from Niamh Moore-Cherry, President of the Geographical Society of Ireland: “It is with sadness that I am letting you know that Prof Anne Buttimer died this morning, July 15. She had been…

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‘Edward Said’s ideas about power and identity still resonate today’ – CBC radio

‘Edward Said’s ideas about power and identity still resonate today’ – CBC radio interview from 1993. Edward Said is considered to have been one of the world’s most eminent cultural and literary critics. A Palestinian Christian Arab who moved to the … Continue reading

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Books received – Freud, Carceral Notebooks 12, Derrida, Latour, Eribon

Two volumes of the Penguin Freud library, issue 12 of the Carceral Notebooks; the most recently published Derrida seminar, Théorie et pratique; Bruno Latour’s Facing Gaia and a second-hand copy of Didier Eribon’s Michel Foucault et ses contemporains. The Latour was … Continue reading

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Eyal Weizman, Vertical Apartheid in Israel-Palestine – new preface (open access) to Hollow Land

Eyal Weizman, ‘Vertical Apartheid in Israel-Palestine‘ a new preface (open access) to the re-edition of his classic Hollow Land.

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Christopher Watkin’s Research hack #21: One to-do list to rule them all

Christopher Watkin’s Research hack #21: One to-do list to rule them all Another useful post in this series.

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Why you should double-check references…

I have long made a point of trying to avoid references of the form ‘X cited in Y’ (see Eleven Thoughts on Reading and Citing), at least without first checking source X. Having spent quite a bit of time recently … Continue reading

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