Mobility (2nd edition)

A bit of a announcement that the 2nd edition of my book Mobility has just come out. Given the development of mobility studies as an interdisciplinary field, and just the vibrance and extent of research on many things mobile from both the social sciences and arts and humanities, it was a mammoth job to try…

Of Other Cyber Securities: workshop next week at RHUL

Next week we are organising a workshop titled ‘Of other cyber securities’, loosely inspired (although more direct relation will be drawn in my introduction, and to the work of Peter Johnson) by Foucault’s short piece, ‘Des espaces autres’. The workshop is intended for researchers and PhD students working on interdisciplinary approaches to cyber security, and…

NEWS | Workshop Schedule: Fieldwork in Political Geography

RGS Political Geography Research Group workshop schedule    12-13th June 2017 We are delighted to announce the following programme for the forthcoming PolGRG workshop on ‘Fieldwork in Political Geography’. Thanks to all those who have registered to attend and participate and we look forward to welcoming you to Royal Holloway on 12th June. Location: Queen’s…

Pip takes poem.py to the Science Museum

On May 23rd 2017 (TOMORROW – 1-2pm), our very own Pip Thornton will be presenting her work: A Critique of Linguistic Capitalism, as part of the Science Museum’s summer series of research seminars. The seminar will include an explanation of the genesis of her {poem}.py project and a live demonstration. Ben Curtis, a mathematician and fellow…

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…

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): http://www.paneuropeanconference.org/2017/ . We invite individual paper, panel, and roundtable proposals that address any theme…

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…