Category Archives: Politics

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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London Review of International Law lecture – Legal Terrain, 23 February 2017

Tomorrow at 6.30pm I’ll be giving the London Review of International Law lecture on the topic of ‘Legal Terrain’.

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Map Projection Transitions – animated versions

I usually begin my courses on geopolitics and territory with some discussion of map projections. Jason Davies has provides some good animated versions here – thanks to Rob Kitchin for the link.

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10 Talking Points towards a general theory of Trump – Progress in Political Economy

10 Talking Points towards a general theory of Trump – Progress in Political Economy On Monday 6 February 2017, the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney convened a postgraduate workshop with Paul Mason – British journalist, broadcaster, and author of Postcapitalism: … Continue reading

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The right to have visiting rights- Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK

The right to have visiting rights– The story of Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK. There’s a small but telling irony behind an important lecture at Cambridge tomorrow evening (Monday, 13 February) on migrants, refugees, and “the right … Continue reading

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