Category Archives: Stephen Graham

Academic Books of 2016 – my personal list

Many of the academic books I read this year were for the Foucault and Shakespeare work, and few were published this year. This alphabetical list is of the twenty books published this year which I read and liked the most. … Continue reading

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Books received – Greenblatt, Soussloff, Howe, Graham

Two second-hand copies of books by Stephen Greenblatt, the new collection Foucault on the Arts and Letters in recompense for review work (30% discount here), and two books sent by publishers – Nicolas Howe’s Landscapes of the Secular and Stephen … Continue reading

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Stephen Graham, Vertical – forthcoming with Verso/Penguin

Stephen Graham’s new book, Vertical: The City from Sateillites to Bunkers, is forthcoming with Verso/Penguin-Random House. From the penthouse to the sewers—the political geography of the vertical city Vertical is a brilliant re-imagining of the world we live in. Today we … Continue reading

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Governing Emergencies – Theory, Culture and Society theme edited by Peter Adey, Ben Anderson and Stephen Graham

Governing Emergencies – Theory, Culture and Society theme edited by Peter Adey, Ben Anderson and Stephen Graham. Includes essays by Claudia Aradau, Stephanie Simon and Marieke de Goede, Stephen J Collier and Andrew Lakoff, among others. Papers require subscription.

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Graham and McFarlane (eds.) Infrastructural Lives: Urban Infrastructure in Context

A new collection edited by two former colleagues – Stephen Graham and Colin McFarlane. Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the … 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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The Dimensions of Territory – audio of talk at Al Quds Bard Honors College

The audio recording of my talk earlier this month at Al Quds Bard Honors College, “The Dimensions of Territory”, is available here. For people who know my work on territory it doesn’t have much new, but it tries to give … Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries, Eyal Weizman, Michel Foucault, Paul Virilio, Peter Sloterdijk, Politics, Stephen Graham, Territory, Terror and Territory, The Birth of Territory, urban/urbanisation | 1 Comment

GURU ‘Justice and the City’ conference

Newcastle University, 15-16 November, “Justice and the City”. Speakers include Jean Hillier, Patsy Healey, Stephen Graham, Don Mitchell and Matthew Gandy. Full details here.

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Urban Territory: Violent Political Technologies in London and Kano

This is my abstract for the AAG meeting in Los Angeles next April. It will be part of the ‘Violence and Space’ sessions organised by Philippe le Billon and Simon Springer – call for papers here. I’ll also be part … Continue reading

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Urban Geopolitics

At the Antipode blog, Marijn Nieuwenhuis has an interesting post on Urban Geopolitics in the wake of the London Olympics. He mentions the Territorial Support Group’s ‘Total Policing’ map I linked to a few weeks back. Marijn discusses Foucault and … Continue reading

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