Category Archives: Boundaries

Cycling across borders – Slovenia, Austria, Italy

Just back from a week on holiday in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. A little hiking but mainly cycling. Kranjska Gora is in the north-west of the country, close to the borders with Italy and Austria. I’ve crossed borders within the Schengen area … Continue reading

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Italian Limes project – Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, forthcoming with Columbia University Press

I’ve talked about the amazing work of the Italian Limes project before, and I’m pleased to say that their book will be published in December 2018. Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate … Continue reading

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Books received (1) – Cohen and Duckert, Publicover, Kaplan, Longo, Kelly, Fouchard and Lorenzini, Staszak

A lot of books arrived while I was away. These ones have all been sent by publishers or authors. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert’s collection Veer Ecology: A Companion for Environmental Thinking Laurence Publicover, Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural … Continue reading

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Territory’s Value: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Charles Maier, Queen Mary, University of London, 14 February 2018

14 February 2018, Territory’s Value: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Charles Maier, Queen Mary, University of London,Francis Bancroft Building, Room 3.26 (see here for a map of the campus). I’ll be speaking about my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. Registration is free, but required. … Continue reading

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Matthew Longo, Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 – now out with CUP

Matthew Longo, Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 – now out with Cambridge University Press. Borders sit at the center of global politics. Yet they are too often understood as thin lines, as they appear on … Continue reading

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AHR Conversation: Walls, Borders, and Boundaries in World History (open access)

AHR Conversation: Walls, Borders, and Boundaries in World History with Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Tamar Herzog, Daniel Jütte, Carl Nightingale, William Rankin and Keren Weitzberg. Since 2006, the AHR has published nine “Conversations,” each on a subject of interest to a wide range … Continue reading

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Nick Megoran, Nationalism and Central Asia: A Biography of the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Boundary

Nick Megoran, Nationalism and Central Asia: A Biography of the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Boundary now out from University of Pittsburgh Press. Nick Megoran explores the process of building independent nation-states in post-Soviet Central Asia through the lens of the disputed border territory … Continue reading

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Nicholas de Genova (ed.), The Borders of “Europe”: Autonomy of Migration, Tactics of Bordering

Nicholas de Genova (ed.), The Borders of “Europe”: Autonomy of Migration, Tactics of Bordering now out with Duke University Press. In recent years the borders of Europe have been perceived as being besieged by a staggering refugee and migration crisis. … Continue reading

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International Law and The Territorial Gains and Losses of Non-State Actors – project report in Diplomat Magazine by Mahmoud Abdou

I’ve mentioned a project on International Law and The Territorial Gains and Losses of Non-State Actors, run by the London Centre of International Law and Practice, before – I spoke at their launch event in London back in October. Mahmoud Abdou has … Continue reading

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London International Boundary Conference, 5-6 June 2017

London International Boundary Conference, 5-6 June 2017 – full details here. The London International Boundary Conference 2017 will take place on 5-6 June 2017 at King’s College London’s Strand campus, with Technical workshops being held on the mornings of 6-7 … Continue reading

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