Category Archives: terrain

London Review of International Law lecture on ‘Legal Terrain’ – thanks and future plans

Last night I gave the London Review of International Law annual lecture at SOAS. The title was ‘Legal Terrain’, and I added a subtitle ‘The Political Materiality of Territory’. Many thanks to all who attended, especially those whose journeys were … Continue reading

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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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Visiting scholar, ACCESS Europe, University of Amsterdam

I’ll be spending several weeks between April and June 2017 as a visiting scholar at ACCESS Europe at the University of Amsterdam. ACCESS is the Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies. While there I will be giving a public lecture, leading a PhD reading seminar on … Continue reading

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

London Review of International Law lecture flyer – Legal Terrain, 23 February 2017 As I’ve previously said, versions of this lecture will be given in Durham on 6 February and Oslo on 3 March.

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Talks on territory and terrain in the next month – London, Durham and Oslo

I’ll be giving a few talks about the work on terrain as the materiality of territory over the next month or so. First is a short talk at the British Library on 31 January 2017, 7pm. This is part of … Continue reading

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Best of Luck with the Wall, Donald

A stunning film of the US-Mexico border – ‘Best of Luck with the Wall’, from 2o16. A great insight into the interactions of the geopolitical and the geophysical landscape. Thanks to Natalie Oswin for the link.

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IBRU releases new Arctic map with sea ice changes

IBRU: Centre for Borders Research at Durham University has released a new version of its widely used Arctic map. IBRU’s original Arctic map, first released in 2008 and revised several times since, was a landmark product that assimilated a variety of bathymetric … Continue reading

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Two days in Gießen talking about terrain, territory and terror

I’ve just got back from two days at the University of Gießen. I had been invited to give a lecture as part of the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture‘s anniversary series, and spoke on the topic of ‘Terrain: The … Continue reading

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Law, Territory, Resources, and Mobilities in Frozen Environments – CFP Nordic Geographers Meeting

The ICE LAW Project is seeking additional papers for its session at the Nordic Geographers Meeting. Subproject leaders Stuart Elden, Aldo Chircop, and Stephanie Kane are already scheduled to present, but 1 or 2 more papers can be accommodated. Email … Continue reading

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Books received – Sullivan, Rogers, Foucault companion, journals

. A copy of Garrett Sullivan Jr’s classic The Drama of Landscape, kindly sent by Garrett. I use this extensively in my work on Shakespeare. Dallas Rogers also sent a copy of his new book The Geopolitics of Real Estate, … Continue reading

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