Video abstract – “Distinction and the Ethics of Violence: On the Legal Construction of Liminal Subjects and Spaces”

Forthcoming in Antipode 49(5) this November,* and available online now, Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon’s “Distinction and the Ethics of Violence: On the Legal Construction of Liminal Subjects...
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A paper for Armistice Day – Derek Gregory’s “The Natures of War”

The conclusion to this powerful essay–which considers nature as “a medium through which military violence is conducted” in the First and Second World Wars and midcentury Vietnam–is...
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Intervention – 'Ghosts in the Machine: Drone Warfare will Haunt the Future'

by Ian G. R. Shaw, University of Glasgow How did the planet become a robotic hunting ground? The grip of a single nation over the world is a fantasy as old as empire. But in the past decade the...
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Intervention – 'AIRMINDED'

AIRMINDED from Ontofabulatory Research on Vimeo. MINUTES OF THE SOCIETY FOR ONTOFABULATORY RESEARCH EXCERPT FROM MEETING TO DISCUSS REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICAL PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY 1....
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Society and Space mini forum – 'Militarism?'

Our colleagues over at Environment and Planning D: Society and Space have just published an excellent 'mini forum' on their open site. Entitled 'Militarism?', the forum includes pieces from members...
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Intervention – From Baseworld to Droneworld

by Ian Shaw, University of Glasgow Our planet is garrisoned by a network of around 1,100 bases operated by the U.S. military. Many of these sites exist in shadow because they are used for...
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Video abstract – Ian Shaw talks about 'The Unbearable Humanness of Drone Warfare in FATA, Pakistan'

Readers may have seen Derek Gregory's excellent essay, 'Supplying war in Afghanistan: The frictions of distance', at Open Democracy this week. Among other things, Gregory discusses drone warfare in...
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