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"Postcards From The Zoo" and the Nonhuman/Inhuman Boundary

I am giving a talk at Aberystwyth University this week. The talk is about the many misappropriations of the “nonhuman” that I keep coming across in academic papers, artworks and articles. 2,042 more words

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Talk: The Other Nonhumans @ InterPol, Aberystwyth


Image: Mount Pelée volcano on Martinique

On 29 November, I will be giving a talk at the Environmental Politics Research Group | Grŵp Ymchwil Gwleidyddiaeth Amgylcheddol of the International Politics Department at Aberystwyth University | Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol, Prifysgol Aberystwyth. 437 more words

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Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminism and the Matter of Gender by Angela Last & Anja Kanngieser


Image: Sign at Vinyl Deptford by Friction Shifter, photographed at Electronik Netwerk.

I frequently get asked how, as someone whose theoretical interests originally emerged from physics, I came to write about race and gender. 1,803 more words

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I/object: On the #metoo campaign

When the #metoo campaign started to spread all across Facebook, I was not going to participate. I empathise with the argument that there is only ever a massive outcry when violence happens to white women, plus I really don’t like taking on the victim role that women are raised to occupy. 2,719 more words

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Political Geology Workshop @ Cambridge, 17 November 2017

Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life
Friday 17 November 2017
University of Cambridge
Department of Geography
Seminar Room
10am – 5pm

What and where is the geos in geopolitics? 275 more words

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TCS GeoSocial Formations Special Issue is out


Photo: Bron Szerszynski

The Theory, Culture & Society special issue on GeoSocial Formations is finally out! Please email me, if you don’t have access and would like to read it.

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The cosmology of the tarantella

This Sunday, I am doing a Curved Radio spot on the tarantella (podcast recording here). It follows on from the show in which I talked about the ‘Mexican baroque’ and other black and indigenous influences on early and classical music. 1,682 more words

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