Category Archives: Territory

Mark Usher, ‘Territory Incognita’, Progress in Human Geography

Mark Usher, ‘Territory Incognita’, Progress in Human Geography, https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132519879492 (requires subscription) Tracing the lineage of territorial theorization, from legal container through dialectical, strategic and rhizomatic interpretations, this paper contends that more-than-human aspects of territory have been routinely circumvented by scholars seeking … Continue reading

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Land and Territory – Thinking Aloud with Brett Christophers and Penelope Anthias

Land and territory on Thinking Allowed Land Struggles: From Bolivia to Britain, the way that land is owned and controlled is central to many contemporary inequalities and political battles. Laurie Taylor talks to Brett Christophers, Professor in the Department of Social … Continue reading

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‘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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Books received – Neil Brenner, New State Spaces, and books from Duke University Press

A copy of Neil Brenner’s New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question, sent by Neil, and some books from Duke University Press in recompense for review work. They are Stuart Hall, Essential Essays and Cultural Studies 1983; Ann Laura Stoler, Duress, Ernesto Bassi, … Continue reading

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‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?’ article in Territory, Politics, Governance now published

My article ‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?‘ is now published in Territory, Politics, Governance. It’s been available online for a while, but is now officially in an issue of the journal. If you don’t have institutional access, … 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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The Birth of Territory coda translated in Iran’s Shargh Daily

The coda from my 2013 book The Birth of Territory (‘Territory as a Political Technology’) is translated in today’s issue of Iran’s Shargh Daily newspaper (the pdf is here). This translation is made by Sahand Sattari, who has also translated some … 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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Books received – Sartre, Althusser, Macey, Derrida, Edkins and Zehfuss

Three books for the Foucault work; the new edition of David Macey’s The Lives of Michel Foucault, with an afterword by me, and the third edition of Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, Global Politics. The last has a chapter from me … Continue reading

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