Category Archives: Territory

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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ICE-LAW session at the Nordic Geographers conference, Stockholm

Tomorrow I head to Stockholm for the Nordic Geographers conference and my last talk of this academic year. I’ll be presenting as part of this session as part of the ICE-LAW project: ICE LAW Session 14:15 – 17:00, 19 June … Continue reading

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Legal Terrain – video of my London Review of International Law lecture

In February 2017 I gave the London Review of International Law annual lecture at SOAS under the title of ‘Legal Terrain: The Political Materiality of Territory’. The plan is for the written article to appear in the journal later this … Continue reading

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Translation of ‘Territory without Borders’ in Iran’s Shargh Daily

My 2011 short essay ‘Territory without Borders‘, which originally appeared in the Harvard International Review, has been translated for the May 28, 2017 issue of the Iranian paper Shargh Daily. My thanks to Sahand Sattari for making the translation. In 2015 he … 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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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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