Category Archives: Jeremy Crampton

FiveThirtyEight – counting the US election

I probably should have posted this a while back, but this blog at the NY Times has been the most useful thing I’ve being reading on the US election and the complications of the Electoral College system. One of the … Continue reading

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Foucault – The Mesh of Power

Foucault’s 1976 lecture ‘The Mesh of Power’ is available online in English (with a link to the French) at Viewpoint Magazine. This lecture was previously translated by Gerald Moore for the Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography collection Jeremy Crampton … Continue reading

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IJURR review essay on Foucault and Geography

The latest issue of IJURR has a review essay on cities by Martina Löw that takes the Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography collection that Jeremy Crampton and I edited as one of the three books under review. The … Continue reading

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Christaller and Nazism

Jeremy Crampton has an interesting post at Open Geography about the links between Walter Christaller and Nazism. It begins with a link to an important paper by Trevor Barnes and Claudio Minca on Christaller and Carl Schmitt forthcoming in the Annals of … Continue reading

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Secure the Volume – Kentucky video

The video of my presentation at the University of Kentucky. [Update: the higher resolution version has replaced the earlier one] The slides are somewhat blurred and the audience questions quiet, but may be of interest.

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Matt Hannah – Dark Territory Review forum

Review forum on Matthew Hannah’s book Dark Territory in the Information Age – here (requires subscription). Pieces by Neil Smith, Stephen Legg, Bernd Beliner, Patricia Ehrkamp and Jeremy Crampton, with a reply by Hannah. Such a shame about the prohibitive … Continue reading

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Crampton and Elden on Exploring Geopolitics

Over at Exploring Geopolitics, Jeremy Crampton and I are two of the first to offer our thoughts on the year in geopolitics. Jeremy discusses Wikileaks; I say something about the Occupy movement. Saul Cohen offers much more comprehensive thoughts here.

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Foucault on lettres de cachet and their contemporary relevance

Interesting post from Jeremy Crampton here on Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault’s collection Le désordre des familles and the more recent National Security Letters in the US. He ends with a tantalising suggestion for a paper: “It would be very useful if someone … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Berfrois review

Peter Gratton offers some thoughts in response to my review of Foucault’s 1970-71 course here. Interesting ideas about how the claims could be read as a critique of the crisis of legitimation argument in modernity. I think this might be … Continue reading

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2012 – talks on ‘Volume’

Somewhat into the future, two dates for talks in 2012 are already in the diary… 30 March 2012 – “Secure the Volume”, Public Lecture on Security theme, Committee for Social Thought, University of Kentucky 3 May 2012 – “The Politics … Continue reading

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