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Territory Beyond Terra, edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg, and Elaine Stratford – forthcoming in December 2017

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Territory Beyond Terra, edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg, and Elaine Stratford – forthcoming in December 2017. At the root of our understanding of territory is the concept of terra—land—a surface of fixed points with…

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Tobias Menely and Jesse Oak Taylor (eds.), Anthropocene Reading: Literary History in Geologic Times – now out

Tobias Menely and Jesse Oak Taylor (eds.), Anthropocene Reading: Literary History in Geologic Times – now out from Penn State Press. Apparently you can reduce the price by 30% with the code TMJT17 when ordered direct from the publisher (thanks to In the Middle … Continue reading

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Sawyer & Steinmetz-Jenkins (eds.), Foucault, Neoliberalism and Beyond – forthcoming in 2018

Stephen W. Sawyer & Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins (eds.), Foucault, Neoliberalism and Beyond – forthcoming in 2018 from Rowman & Littlefield International. Few philosophers have garnered as much attention globally as Michel Foucault. But even within this wide reception, the consideration given … Continue reading

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CFP Modern-Colonial Geographies in Latin America: The Mirage of The Civilizing City and The Archaic Countryside

Originally posted on Modern-colonial Geographies in Latin America:
London (King’s College London) 5-6 April 2018 ‘Wanting to be modern seems crazy: we are condemned to be so, given that the future and the past are prohibited’ (Octavio Paz, 1966: 5)…

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Investigating Infrastructures Forum at Society and Space open site

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
Some really interesting pieces. Below are the links to individual pieces and this is from the introduction by Deborah Cowen: In the sample of work below, you will find creative engagement…

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Matthew W. Wilson, New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map – now out with UMP

Matthew W. Wilson, New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map – now out with University of Minnesota Press. A provocative critique of Geographic Information Science New Lines considers a society increasingly drawn to the power of the digital … Continue reading

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Peter Brown reviews Sarah Ruden’s new translation of Augustine’s Confessions

Peter Brown reviews Sarah Ruden’s new translation of Augustine’s Confessions in the NYRB.

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David Beer, Three types of reading: ideas, targets & explorations

David Beer, ‘Three types of reading: ideas, targets & explorations’ I’ve been asked to give a short talk on the topic of ‘active reading’ to our students. The request got me thinking about my reading practices . I realised that, very … Continue reading

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‘Legal terrain—the political materiality of territory’ – LRIL lecture now published

‘Legal terrain—the political materiality of territory’ – my London Review of International Law lecture is now published. The journal requires subscription, but if you’d like a copy and can’t access through an institution, please email me. This lecture sketches the … Continue reading

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Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin, Mapping Cyberspace (free book download)

Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin’s 2001 book Mapping Cyberspace is now available as a free download. There is also a website about the book here. Mapping Cyberspace is a ground-breaking geographic exploration and critical reading of cyberspace, and information and communication … Continue reading

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