Category Archives: Politics

Territory Beyond Terra, edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg, and Elaine Stratford – forthcoming in December 2017

Territory Beyond Terra, edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg, and Elaine Stratford – forthcoming in December 2017. At the root of our understanding of territory is the concept of terra—land—a surface of fixed points with stable features that can be … Continue reading

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China Miéville, October: The Story of the Russian Revolution from Verso (currently 50% off with bundled e-book)

China Miéville, October: The Story of the Russian Revolution from Verso (currently 50% off with bundled e-book) On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, China Miéville tells the extraordinary story of this pivotal moment in history. In February of 1917 Russia was … Continue reading

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Ivan Krastev and Luiza Bialasiewicz on the future of the EU

Ivan Krastev and Luiza Bialasiewicz on the future of the EU – a discussion last week in Amsterdam: Will the European Union survive 2017? What will the elections in countries crucial for Europe’s future bring? And why is it that … 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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Interview with Mark Kelly on Foucault and Biopolitical Imperialism

Fully Automated Episode 2: Biopolitical Imperialism with Mark G.E. Kelly Our guest this week is Mark G. E. Kelly, an Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University. He is the author of The … Continue reading

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Carceral Notebooks Vol 12 now out – Foucault and the Prisons Information Group

Carceral Notebooks Vol 12 now out – Foucault and the Prisons Information Group. Edited by Andrew Dilts and Perry Zurn, it includes essays by Bernard Harcourt, Nicolas Drolc, Lisa Guenther, Kevin Thompson, Joy James and others. All the essays can … Continue reading

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Alexander Vasudevan, The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting – Verso

Alexander Vasudevan, The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting forthcoming with Verso in April. A radical history of squatting and the struggle for the right to remake the city The Autonomous City is the first popular history of squatting as practised … Continue reading

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‘Measuring Territories: The Techniques of Rule’ – talk to Kingston Shakespeare seminar, Rose Theatre, 16 March 2017

On Thursday I’ll be giving a talk at the Rose Theatre to the Kingston Shakespeare seminar, entitled ‘Measuring Territories: The Techniques of Rule’. It’s a version of Chapter 7 of my Shakespearean Territories manuscript. Speaking about Shakespeare in a theatre … Continue reading

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Territory in Indeterminate and Changing Environments workshop – Amsterdam, 12 May 2017

As part of my visit to Amsterdam between April and June I’m organising the first of the two Territory sub-theme workshops of the ICE-LAW Project. It will be on 12 May 2017. This workshop critically examines the extent to which … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Research Assessment – report on the REF 2014

‘The Challenges of Research Assessment‘ – report on the REF 2014. News report in the THE here.  

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