Category Archives: Geography

Spaces of constructed (in)visibility

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
Further to my previous posts on air strikes in Pakistan here and here, the International Crisis Group today published a new report, Drones: Myths and Reality in Pakistan. From ICG’s media release: ‘The report’s major findings…

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Old haunts: is this what happened to postcolonial theory?

Originally posted on Pop Theory:
A couple of days ago, Dissent pointed to an almost real-time, developing ‘debate’ about the trajectories of postcolonial theory – in the form of the response to the publication of Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital. The…

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Border choreography, bare bodies, and penal states

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Call for Proposals: Workshop on Regimes of Calculation and Global Governance

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Call for papers for a workshop I’m speaking at in September, along with a number of very interesting other speakers. Call for Proposals: Workshop Regimes of Calculation and Global Governance September 19-20, 2013 Balsillie School…

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Homing in

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
I’m finally home from Europe – a strange sentence, I think, since I always feel so much at home when I return to Europe.  I spent the last week in the Czech Republic, where I…

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Visualizations of Conflict

My comment on why up-close-and-personal films about war don’t bring us any closer to the reality of the battlefield on OpenCanada.org as part of their in depth analysis of the Hot Docs festival.

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Where Souls Dwell

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
I’ve had a message from Laila Shawa, whose work I noted earlier, enclosing one of her latest projects (and generously allowing me to show her work here).  Where Souls Dwell (above) is from her Gun series…

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