Category Archives: Territory

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

A reminder that the first workshop of the Territory sub-theme of the ICE-LAW Project, on Territory in Indeterminate and Changing Environments, will take place at the University of Amsterdam on Friday 12 May 2017. It will be held in the Bushuis, room … Continue reading

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Territory – The Map is Not…

Thanks to dmf for pointing me to this intriguing project: Territory – themapisnot.com Territory is a literary project about territories and the maps that will always fail to capture them. It’s about the naive dream of objectivity, and how we use … Continue reading

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Terrain’s Volume – video of my lecture to the Technologies of Space symposium in Oslo

Terrain’s Volume – video of my lecture to the Technologies of Space: Verticality, Volume, Infrastructure symposium in Oslo in March 2017. The overall introduction is by Liv Hausken; the introduction to my lecture is by Susanne Østby Sather. The version here doesn’t show … Continue reading

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The ICE LAW Project comes out from the cold

The ICE LAW Project is close to concluding its first full year of funding and we’re in the midst of a particularly active few months. We’ve been providing regular updates on the ICE LAW Project’s website and Twitter feed. However,…

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The End of Term 2

The Maynooth and Dublin events were the last of a sequence of talks. Over this term I also gave talks in London (SOAS, IHR, British Library), Durham, Oslo, and Kingston. Often invitations grew after acceptance – come to give a seminar, but also … Continue reading

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Off to Maynooth and Dublin – talks on Terrain, publishing and Foucault

It’s a little difficult to treat today as just another day, after the events in London yesterday, but I’m just about to head to Ireland for a couple of events. This evening at 4pm I’ll be giving a talk entitled “Terrain: … Continue reading

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Vertical Power – reflections from the Oslo workshop by Liv Brissach (in Norwegian)

Vertical Power – reflections from the Oslo workshop at which I spoke last week – by Liv Brissach (in Norwegian). My own thoughts are here.    

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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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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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