Category Archives: Territory

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. Advertisements

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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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A year in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to my ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2016 with a lengthy manuscript on the 1969-75 period of Foucault’s work, partly developed from the large sections cut from the manuscript of Foucault’s Last Decade. The main task accomplished in the first part of this year was … 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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From Our Fellows podcast 02, December 2016 – including a piece by me on Shakespeare and Territory

The British Academy has begun a series of short podcasts where fellows talk about aspects of their work. I’m featured in the second of these, just released. The task was to speak about our work, but to keep to six minutes. … Continue reading

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The morning after the day before – contemporary politics and research directions

There are many things on which to reflect from yesterday’s events in the USA. One side of my extended family is in Ohio, Michigan and Alabama, so this is personally as well as generally political. But I was supposed to … Continue reading

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Surviving October

Well, I survived October. It felt like the perfect storm after the calm of a year of research leave. I did what I thought I could to get in the best possible shape for it – a first draft of … Continue reading

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