Category Archives: Derek Gregory

Derek Gregory, ‘Bombs, Bunkers and Borders’ – first update on Syria

Derek Gregory has a new post up entitled ‘Bombs, Bunkers and Borders‘. Important, though disturbing, reading. Here is the first of a series of updates on Syria, this one identifying recent work on attacks on hospitals and health care which … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory’s tribute to geography editor John Davey

Derek Gregory has written a nice tribute to geography editor John Davey, who died recently. Davey worked with Edward Arnold and Blackwell, and published David Harvey’s early books, as well as many others, including Derek’s Geographical Imaginations. I didn’t know him in person, … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations blog guide

Derek Gregory’s ever-interesting Geographical Imaginations blog now has a guide to past posts, grouped by theme. I’ve been pleased to see how often old posts are consulted by readers: I never intended this to be a fleet of ships passing … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour, ‘Onus Orbis Terrarum: About a Possible Shift in the Definition of Sovereignty’

Bruno Latour, ‘Onus Orbis Terrarum: About a Possible Shift in the Definition of Sovereignty’, Millennium, Vol 44 No 3, 2016, pp. 305-20 (open access). Derek Gregory picks up a few contentious claims here.

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Derek Gregory’s Tanner lectures ‘Reach from the Sky’ – videos now online

Derek Gregory’s two Tanner lectures, and the discussion with Grégoire Chamayou, Jochen von Bernstorff and Chris Woods are now online (via Derek’s Geographical Imaginations site). The first,‘Good bomb, bad bomb’ is here, and the second, ‘Killing Space’, is here, while the responses … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory’s ‘Reach from the Sky’ Tanner lectures

Last week I took the short trip from London to Cambridge to attend Derek Gregory’s Tanner lectures – ‘Reach from the sky: aerial violence and the everywhere war’. The lectures covered a lot, from early aircraft to the Second World … Continue reading

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Details of Derek Gregory’s Tanner lectures ‘Reach from the Sky’

Derek Gregory has shared further details of his Tanner lectures ‘Reach from the Sky‘, to be delivered in Cambridge on 13th January, with a discussion on 14th January. Admission is free but you will need a ticket from: tannerbookings@clarehall.cam.ac.uk (Tel: 01223 … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory’s tribute to Edward Soja

A lovely piece by Derek Gregory remembering Edward Soja at Geographical Imaginations.

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Eyal Weizman, “Forensic Architecture” video of 2015 Wall Exchange lecture at UBC

Eyal Weizman, “Forensic Architecture” video of 2015 Wall Exchange lecture UBC (via Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations.) Can architecture provide new tools of political analysis and intervention? This question is central to the work of Eyal Weizman, Israeli architect and scholar. … Continue reading

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Peter Meusburger, Derek Gregory and Laura Suarsana (eds.) Geographies of Knowledge and Power

An interesting-looking, but again expensive, collection: Peter Meusburger, Derek Gregory and Laura Suarsana (eds.) Geographies of Knowledge and Power. Interest in relations between knowledge, power, and space has a long tradition in a range of disciplines, but it was reinvigorated in the … Continue reading

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