Category Archives: Territory

Pod Save Austria – English version of talk and discussion on ‘Terror and the State of Territory’

I shared the German version of this last week, but the English version is now available online. Pod Save Austria – ‘Terror and the State of Territory’ It begins with a 15 minute talk by me, and then a discussion … Continue reading

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Sam Halvorsen, Decolonising Territory at the Progress in Political Economy blog

Sam Halvorsen, ‘Decolonising Territory‘ at the Progress in Political Economy blog In a recent paper I argue that Anglophone research on territory, particularly in human geography, has been too constrained to ideas and practices based on the experiences of the modern, Eurocentric … Continue reading

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Terror und Territorium – podcast with Stuart Elden, Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch (in German)

Terror und Territorium – podcast with me (dubbed in German), Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch. The rest of the series is here. Die Verbindung von Staat und Territorium galt lange als fixiert, die Welt geteilt durch Grenzen, die klar und … Continue reading

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Italian Limes project – Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, forthcoming with Columbia University Press

I’ve talked about the amazing work of the Italian Limes project before, and I’m pleased to say that their book will be published in December 2018. Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate … Continue reading

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Pod save Austria: Addresses on the State of the Nation(s), 14-20 May 2018

I’ll be speaking at this event, with my talk on 19 May on the topic of ‘Terror and the State of Territory’. Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch will be responding. My talk will draw on previous work on territory, both … Continue reading

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Territory Beyond Terra – reflections on the Rowman International blog

Territory Beyond Terra was published earlier this month. Edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg and Elaine Stratford, the book has a series of essays which look at elements, environments and edges to challenge and extend our understanding of territory. There are … Continue reading

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Territory’s Value: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Charles Maier, Queen Mary, University of London, 14 February 2018

14 February 2018, Territory’s Value: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Charles Maier, Queen Mary, University of London,Francis Bancroft Building, Room 3.26 (see here for a map of the campus). I’ll be speaking about my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. Registration is free, but required. … Continue reading

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Books received – Soussloff and Favreau on Foucault, Kleinberg, Gandal, Höfele, Flynn on Sartre, Withers

Some recently received books – Catherine M. Soussloff, Foucault on Painting; Jean-François Favreau, Vertiges de l’écriture : Michel Foucault et la littérature (1954-1970); Ethan Kleinberg, Haunting History: For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past; Keith Gandal, The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, … Continue reading

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Matthew Longo, Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 – now out with CUP

Matthew Longo, Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 – now out with Cambridge University Press. Borders sit at the center of global politics. Yet they are too often understood as thin lines, as they appear on … Continue reading

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AHR Conversation: Walls, Borders, and Boundaries in World History (open access)

AHR Conversation: Walls, Borders, and Boundaries in World History with Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Tamar Herzog, Daniel Jütte, Carl Nightingale, William Rankin and Keren Weitzberg. Since 2006, the AHR has published nine “Conversations,” each on a subject of interest to a wide range … Continue reading

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