Category Archives: Derek Gregory

Derek Gregory roundup of forthcoming books on War Stories

Derek Gregory has a very useful roundup of new and forthcoming books on War Stories, including works by Gary Fields, Caren Kaplan, Anna Feigenbaum, Maja Zehfuss and others. Advertisements

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Drone Imaginaries and Society, Odense, June 5-6 2018

Drone Imaginaries and Society – full details here (via Geographical Imaginations) University of Southern Denmark, June 5-6, 2018 Room Sky (Odense Campus College) Organizer: Kathrin Maurer (Phd, Dr. Phil) Associate Professor of German Studies kamau@sdu.dk Keynote Speaker: Derek Gregory: Peter Wall … Continue reading

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Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan (eds.), Life in the Age of Drone Warfare

Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan (eds.), Life in the Age of Drone Warfare – now out with Duke University Press. This volume’s contributors offer a new critical language through which to explore and assess the historical, juridical, geopolitical, and cultural dimensions … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory, ‘War at a Distance: the Modern Battlefield’ (video)

War at a Distance: the Modern Battlefield – Derek Gregory lecture, Radboud University, Nijmegen. In a modern war the battlefield can be anywhere. Drones and aerial bombing mean that there isn’t a clear frontline anymore. Because of this an even … Continue reading

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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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