Spatial Gerrymandering

I recently finished reading Eyal Weizman's Hollow Land: Israel's Architecture of Occupation (Verso, 2007), and I'm now in the midst of transcribing my reading notes into Endnote. It's a remarkable text, in its narrative of spatial gerrymandering and in its sensitive articulation of applied architectural theory.  There are a couple of passages in particular (bridging … Continue reading Spatial Gerrymandering

Marc Tyrrell Filling in at CTlab

For the next few weeks, I'll be concentrating on a number of commitments that I've left hanging for a while - among them finishing up chapter edits for my next book, Making Sense of Proxy Wars: States, Surrogates, and the Use of Force (Potomac, 2009), as well as coordinating forthcoming CTlab symposia and managing our … Continue reading Marc Tyrrell Filling in at CTlab

Importing Research Content

I'm going to be inporting some research content from a previously private blog. Around October-November 2007 I started putting research notes and various book and PhD related meanderings online, and had actually forgotten some of it once I started spending every spare waking moment building CTlab. I'm revisiting it now as I prepare the book … Continue reading Importing Research Content

First Chapters In

Two contributors to my next book, Making Sense of Proxy Wars: States, Surrogates, and the Use of Force (Potomac Books, 2009), have just submitted their draft chapters. I've read the first, and I'm delighted with the quality of it. Now settling into the second chapter, and it's on a par with chapter one.

CTlab Event Planning

For the 26 Nov Battlespace/s public lecture, we won't be able to webcast live, though we will have a post-event streaming video capture on the CTlab site. We'll also be holding another online symposium, this one built around Antoine Bousquet's book The Scientific Way of Warfare: Order and Chaos on the Battlefields of Modernity (Hurst … Continue reading CTlab Event Planning