REVIEW | Shedding Light on Dark Territory

By Prof. Keith Martin I have just finished reading Fred Kaplan’s Dark Territory: The secret history of cyber war (Simon & Schuster, 2016). This book is primarily a history of the approaches taken by the US government and military to dealing with the threats and opportunities presented by what we now describe as cyberspace. It…

REVIEW | Philip Pullman, Territory and ‘An Idea of the North’

By Miriam Hamblin ‘If I write fantasy,’ he says, ‘it’s only because by using the mechanisms of fantasy I can say something a little bit more vividly.’ (Pullman, P. quoted in Rustin and Rustin, 2011) ‘The sea as ice confuses and complicates acts of territorial and sovereign control’ (Steinberg and Peters, 2015) Thursday 19th October 2017:…

REVIEW | The Destruction of Memory and Technologies of Resistance

By Laura Shipp I recently had the opportunity to attend a screening of the insightful documentary ‘The Destruction of Memory’, an adaptation by Tim Slade of the book by Robert Bevan. Its focus was something that I had never before considered: the deliberate demolition of artefacts and monuments of cultural heritage. Yet the documentary also…

REVIEW | These Pits and Abysses

A few brief reflections on These Pits and Abysses over on the Geohumanities forum. It was a great showcase of the benefits of collaborating across sub-disciplines and I’m looking forward to working more at these intersections in the coming months and years. Source: Event Review: These Pits and Abysses