Category Archives: Boundaries

Article in India Today on ‘The legacies of the Leave EU vote’

I have a short piece in the new issue of India Today on ‘The legacies of the Leave EU vote’. The piece is available open access. I was asked to write about this for an international audience, so for UK … Continue reading

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Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border

Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border, forthcoming in October 2016. Despite — and perhaps because of — increasing global mobility, there are more types of borders today than ever before in history. Borders of all kinds define every aspect of … Continue reading

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Migration, Borders, Territory – a commentary on the EU referendum

A few weeks ago I was asked by the Architectural Association to write a commentary on the UK’s EU referendum. The request was for a short piece on how the vote might impact on territory. It was written in late … Continue reading

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Reece Jones, Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move – out in October from Verso

Reece Jones, Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move – out in October from Verso. Forty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the high-profile deaths along the shores of Europe only accounting … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain”, video of Architectural Association lecture

The video of my lecture on “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain“, given as a Landscape Urbanism Open School Event, Architectural Association lecture on  7/10/2015 is now available. The volume is very quiet, and it begins a few moments in … Continue reading

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Nick Vaughan-Williams, Europe’s Border Crisis: Biopolitical Security and Beyond – forthcoming from Oxford University Press

Nick Vaughan-Williams, Europe’s Border Crisis: Biopolitical Security and Beyond – forthcoming from Oxford University Press [update: published 1 October 2015]. Europe’s Border Crisis investigates dynamics in EU border security and migration management and advances a path-breaking framework for thought, judgment, and action in … Continue reading

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Contesting the Arctic: Rethinking Politics in the Circumpolar North by Philip E. Steinberg, Jeremy Tasch, Hannes Gerhardt

Contesting the Arctic: Rethinking Politics in the Circumpolar North by Philip E. Steinberg, Jeremy Tasch and Hannes Gerhardt has been published by I.B. Tauris. As climate change makes the Arctic a region of key political interest, so questions of sovereignty … Continue reading

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Conversation on ‘Powerful Urban Territories’

Yesterday I was part of a conversation on the theme of ‘Powerful Urban Territories‘, one of a sequence of five events  on Power and Space in the City, jointly organised by The Bartlett, University College London and the Open University’s Open Space. … Continue reading

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Timothy Raeymakers – ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies

Timothy Raeymakers asks ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies. Here’s the first paragraph and first image: What is a border? This question formed the backbone of a talk I was invited to give on ‘Borders & Conflicts in an Age … Continue reading

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Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall

Out in the next couple of weeks – the much-anticipated Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the US-Mexico Border.  As increasing global economic disparities, violence, and climate change provoke a rising tide of forced migration, … Continue reading

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