Category Archives: Events

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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Geographies of War | Iraq Revisited

Interesting looking exhibition and workshop, curated and organised by political geographer Alan Ingram.  

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Manet: Portraying Life

London’s Royal Academy of Arts has a new exhibition Manet: Portraying Life. It runs from 26 January to 14 April 2013 with advance booking advised. Foucault wrote a manuscript on Manet which is believed to be destroyed, but lectures have been … Continue reading

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No Borders – review of Bristol exhibition

The TLS has a short review of an interesting looking exhibition on borders. A thought-provoking exhibition recently opened at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, in partnership with Arnolfini. “No Borders”, featuring a dozen modern artists from the Middle East, … Continue reading

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Coriolan/us

The National Theatre of Wales’s production of Coriolan/us is the subject of a symposium at the University of Aberystwyth. Wish I could be there, given how much I like the play and how important it is for my current work. … Continue reading

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Slavoj Žižek’s response to the campaign against Syriza

Originally posted on Greek Left Review:
The campaign against SYRIZA in the days before elections is getting nastier and nastier – since our enemies control the big media, they can permit themselves direct lies, knowing that our answer cannot reach…

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Coriolan/us in Wales

This looks interesting – a site-specific Coriolanus, after Shakespeare and Brecht, in a hangar at RAF St Athan, Wales in August. These are the same people who did  a version of Aeschylus, The Persians in the Brecon Beacons. Review here. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Peter Sloterdijk in conversation with Nigel Thrift at the Tate

On Saturday 16th June, at the Tate gallery in London – “Spaces of Transformation: Spatialised Immunity”. Peter Sloterdijk’s philosophico-morphological theory is based on an understanding of the history of culture as spatialisations of forms. The world in which we live now requires … Continue reading

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London Subterranea

Stephen Walter’s London Subterranea, at the London Transport Museum’s new Mind the Map exhibition. More on this art-work here. The exhibition generally looks very interesting too.

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Outside Territory in Paris

The conference of Ruti Sela and Mayaan Amir’s ‘Exterritory‘ project in Paris was a really interesting event. Sponsored by the Kadist Foundation and the Evens Foundation, it was held in a remarkable space – Le Comptoir Général. As the rain came down, it was … Continue reading

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