Category Archives: Territory

Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, Columbia University Press – and o/a link to my piece

Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, Columbia University Press, forthcoming 2019. [now updated with the final cover] This is the book developing from the Italian Limes project. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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2018 in review – publications, talks, other academic stuff, and looking ahead to 2019

My book Shakespearean Territories was published by University of Chicago Press right at the end of the year, although it doesn’t seem to be available everywhere just yet. A journal article previewing some of the book’s arguments appeared as “Why Should … Continue reading

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Design Agency within Earth Systems (Part 3) – Neil Brenner lecture and Stuart Elden commentary

Design Agency within Earth Systems (Part 3) – Neil Brenner lecture and Stuart Elden commentary. A discussion around the relation between the urban and territory.

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Christian C. Lentz, Contested Territory: Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam – Yale University Press, 2019

Christian C. Lentz, Contested Territory: Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam – Yale University Press, 2019 The definitive account of one of the most important battles of the twentieth century, and the Black River borderlands’ transformation into … Continue reading

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Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime (and the New York Times piece)

Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime at his Immanence blog – Latour’s Terrestrial Project. Adrian links to The New York Times piece on Latour, which I should have linked to earlier.  

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Design Agency within Earth Systems – 26 October 2018, Architecture Association, London

Design Agency within Earth Systems – 26 October 2018, Architecture Association, London Further details here. I’ll be in discussion with Neil Brenner and Jose Alfredo Ramirez at the end of the event.

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Books received – Wahl, Arendt, Foucault, Jaspers, Geroulanos, Bulpitt, Derrida, Gotman

A mix of books for teaching and the Foucault research – Jean Wahl, Introduction à la pensée de Heidegger; the Henri Corbin early translation of works by Heidegger; Hannah Arendt, On Violence; Foucault at the Movies; the French translation of Karl Jaspers’s book … Continue reading

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Landscape as Territory – forthcoming book, Actar 2019, edited by Clara Olóriz Sanjuán and funded by Graham Foundation

Some good news from the Architectural Association. Clara Olóriz Sanjuán and her team have been awarded a grant from the Graham Foundation for an edited book on Landscape as Territory. Full details here. I have a piece in the book, based on … Continue reading

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Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark

Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark Virilio was one of the last representatives of a hugely influential generation of French theorists. Personally I found his early work most of interest – from Bunker … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – Polity, September 2018

Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – Polity, September 2018 The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive … Continue reading

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