Category Archives: terrain

‘Terrain, Politics, History’, Dialogues lecture at the RGS-IBG conference (audio recording)

Yesterday I gave the Dialogues in Human Geography lecture at the RGS-IBG conference at the Royal Geographical Society in London on the theme of ‘Terrain, Politics, History’. It was chaired by Jeremy Crampton and had responses from Kimberley Peters, Rachael … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 25 – back after a long break on other projects

It’s been over five months since I posted an update on The Early Foucault, and it is only in the last couple of weeks that I’ve really been back at work on the manuscript. In the spring and early summer … Continue reading

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Books received – review work for University of Chicago Press

Mainly a number of books by Martin J.S. Rudwick, but also Julia Lupton’s Shakespeare Dwelling, the translation of Derrida’s Theory and Practice seminar, Laurie Shannon, The Accommodated Animal, Matthew H. Edney’s Cartography and Annabel Paterson, Reading Holinshed’s Chronicles. I’m planning on reengaging with Rudwick’s work for the … Continue reading

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Altering cartographies of climate change, Royal Academy, London, 15 April 2019

Altering cartographies of climate change, Royal Academy, London, 15 April 2019, 6.30-8pm A panel discussion looking at both material and imagined borders, and the ways in which global warming challenges Western conceptions of territory. In 2014, Studio Folder initiated the … Continue reading

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Books received – Heidegger, Jazeel and Legg, Duarte, Delay, Lentz, Baganato, Ferrari and Pasqual

The latest volume of the Heidegger Gesamtausgabe, Vier Hefte I und II, Tariq Jazeel and Stephen Legg (eds.), Subaltern Geographies, Fábio Duarte, Space, Place and Territory, Steven Delay, Phenomenology in France, Christian C. Lentz, Contested Territory: Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest … Continue reading

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Altering cartographies of climate change, Royal Academy, London, 15 April 2019

Altering cartographies of climate change, Royal Academy, London, 15 April 2019 A panel discussion looking at both material and imagined borders, and the ways in which global warming challenges Western conceptions of territory. In 2014, Studio Folder initiated the Italian … Continue reading

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Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, Columbia University Press – and o/a link to my piece

Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, Columbia University Press, forthcoming 2019. [now updated with the final cover] This is the book developing from the Italian Limes project. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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2018 in review – publications, talks, other academic stuff, and looking ahead to 2019

My book Shakespearean Territories was published by University of Chicago Press right at the end of the year, although it doesn’t seem to be available everywhere just yet. A journal article previewing some of the book’s arguments appeared as “Why Should … Continue reading

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Design Agency within Earth Systems (Part 3) – Neil Brenner lecture and Stuart Elden commentary

Design Agency within Earth Systems (Part 3) – Neil Brenner lecture and Stuart Elden commentary. A discussion around the relation between the urban and territory.

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Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime (and the New York Times piece)

Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime at his Immanence blog – Latour’s Terrestrial Project. Adrian links to The New York Times piece on Latour, which I should have linked to earlier.  

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