Category Archives: Events

Nicolas Drolc’s new film on Serge Livrozet (trailer)

I’ve mentioned Nicolas Drolc’s film Sur les toits before. It’s a documentary on the prison revolts in the early 1970s France, with some references to the Prisons Information Group Foucault co-founded. There is an open access symposium on the film, following … Continue reading

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Captured: Documenting Incarceration – Nottingham Contemporary, 4-5 Nov 2016

Captured: Documenting Incarceration – Nottingham Contemporary gallery, 4-5 Nov 2016 A two-day documentary film event featuring screenings, workshops and Q&A with directors looking at the role of filmmaking in challenging public perceptions of incarceration and detention.

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The Funambulist launch in London with The Westminster Law and Theory Lab, 2 November 7pm

The Funambulist launch in London – Léopold Lambert introduces his new project, with contributions by Reina Lewis and Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos. The event is free but places are strictly limited – book here.

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#AAG2015 in Chicago – a few final thoughts

Very enjoyable conference in Chicago over the last several days. I’ve said a bit about the two sessions I spoke in – on Ebola and terrain – before. It was a good conference, with some excellent papers. A particular highlight was … Continue reading

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Trevor Paglen in conversation with Stephen Graham: Newcastle University, Friday 31 October

On Friday 31 October Trevor Paglen, the well-known artist, photographer and geographer will be in conversation with Stephen Graham. This is the first of Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape public lectures for 2014-15. This event is being … Continue reading

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Atlas of migration in Europe launch event

London, December 2nd 2013, launch of the Atlas of migration in Europe: A critical geography of migration policies. More details here. Thanks to Andrew Burridge for the link.

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The Birth of Territory book launch – today

Later today I’ll be giving a brief talk about my book The Birth of Territory as part of a book launch in the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick.

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New fellows ceremony at the British Academy

Monday was spent at the British Academy – the Geographers pre-meeting, then a lunch-time seminar, then the Anthropology and Geography section meeting, a meeting for new fellows, and finally in the evening the ceremony welcoming new fellows to the Academy. … Continue reading

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Social Justice and the City at 40

Details of a conference in New York celebrating 40 years of David Harvey’s classic Social Justice and the City (via Harvey’s blog).

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The AAG meeting

I’ve spent the last week in Los Angeles for the Association of American Geographers annual meeting. It was mainly in the Westin Bonaventure hotel – made famous in the 1980s by the readings of Fredric Jameson and Edward Soja. I … Continue reading

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