Category Archives: Territory

Eyal Weizman, Vertical Apartheid in Israel-Palestine – new preface (open access) to Hollow Land

Eyal Weizman, ‘Vertical Apartheid in Israel-Palestine‘ a new preface (open access) to the re-edition of his classic Hollow Land. Advertisements

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Stuart Elden, Speaking Against Number (EUP 2006) now available at reduced price

My 2006 book Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation is now available at reduced price from Edinburgh University Press. It was only ever published in hardback, and previously available only at a very high price. It’s … Continue reading

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Visiting Boko Haram territory – an excerpt from Helon Habila’s new book, The Chibok Girls (plus links to my article and bibliography)

Visiting Boko Haram territory – an excerpt from Helon Habila’s new book, The Chibok Girls at African Arguments. Here’s the book description: An urgent Penguin Special investigating the 2014 mass-kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by the world’s deadliest terrorists On 14th … Continue reading

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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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