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NEWS | The Politics of Antarctica

  It is with pleasure that I report on the publication of a co-edited collection of essays called The Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica. My coeditors were Dr Alan Hemmings from University of Canterbury (New Zealand) and Dr Peder Roberts from KTH University in Stockholm. Over 37 chapters we range widely from considering the … Continue reading

NEWS | Dislocating Geopower: section at the European International Studies Association Conference

An interesting looking call for panels, papers and roundtable proposals sent through from Kyle Grayson below: Dislocating Geopower: New Approaches to Space, Culture, and Violence in World Politics’, a section for the upcoming European International Studies Association Conference in Barcelona (13-16 September 2016): . We invite individual paper, panel, and roundtable proposals that address any theme … Continue reading

Mobilities – a reading list

As a little pre-Christmas present (!!), we thought readers of this blog, and hopefully others, might have an interest in a 3rd year undergraduate course we re-launched last year on Mobilities. I know this is copying Derek Gregory’s reading lists he published a few years ago, but it has been a really useful thing and … Continue reading

All things drone

I’ve just had a few weeks of drone related activities which has left me inspired and tired. A couple of weeks ago I spent an afternoon courtesy of Brad Garrett and Adam Fish at Lancaster as part of the CeMoRe sponsored workshop on drone methods. It was incredibly invigorating (and cold) event where we took … Continue reading

NEWS | Curating (in)security at AAG 2017

NEWS | Curating (in)security at AAG 2017

Every year, nearly 10,000 academics converge on one particular U.S. city in the name of all things geography – Boston, Massachusetts being the location of choice for the annual AAG (American Association of Geographers) conference in April 2017. With a vast array of potential sessions, panels and presentations – the AAG has something for everyone: from Geographies of Bread … Continue reading

Chris Rumford

Yesterday we heard the desperately sad news that our colleague Professor Chris Rumford has died. A tribute can be found on the University’s main website here. Our sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues, and to the many students he worked with and inspired. PA  

David Anderson QC : Terrorism & Tolerance lecture on campus tonight

David Anderson QC : Terrorism & Tolerance lecture on campus tonight

What looks like a fascinating lecture is taking place on campus this evening. Book FREE tickets here: Terrorism and Tolerance: UK’s independent ‘terror watchdog’ asks how we reconcile traditional freedoms with prevention of terrorism Monday 13 June 2016 Windsor Building Auditorium Mr David Anderson QC Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation In Terrorism and Tolerance, … Continue reading