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Update: Energy (In)Securities – Winter Semester @Tübingen
Shoutout / Update

Update: Energy (In)Securities – Winter Semester @Tübingen

Same as last term, students signed up to my course ‘Energy (In)Securities’ will be producing a series of blog posts exploring topics covered in class. These posts will again be hosted on http://www.exploringsecurity.wordpress.com, and will be uploaded across the semester, so stay tuned! The handbook for the course, including seminar outlines and reading lists is … Continue reading

New Release: Forman (2017) Circulations beyond Nodes: (in)securities along the pipeline. Mobilities
Longform / Methods / Original Writing / Securing / Shoutout / Update / Writings

New Release: Forman (2017) Circulations beyond Nodes: (in)securities along the pipeline. Mobilities

I’m pleased to announce that my first single-authored paper has finally been published! This paper forms part of a special issue edited by Matthias Leese and Stef Wittendorp, entitled ‘Old Securities, New Mobilities’. I draw attention to the opportunities that mobilities approaches can offer for studying security beyond the circulatory ‘nodes’ in which its’ analysis … Continue reading

Hard to Follow Things: Natural Gas
Invited Contribution / Methods / Original Writing / Shortform

Hard to Follow Things: Natural Gas

  @Followthethings has just published a short post I recently wrote on the methodological challenges of following natural gas. You can check it out on their blog at: https://followtheblog.org/2017/08/21/guest-post-hard-to-follow-things-natural-gas-by-peter-forman/ While you are at it, why not check out Ian and his students’ work on their other website, http://www.followthethings.com? Continue reading

Dobraszczyk et al. (2016) ‘Global Undergrounds: Exploring cities within’
Book Review / Original Writing

Dobraszczyk et al. (2016) ‘Global Undergrounds: Exploring cities within’

This book review was written on behalf of the RGS-IBG Urban Geographies Research Group, and is reproduced here with their permission. For more book reviews, and for an overview of their current work, please go to: http://urban-geography.org.uk/ Title: “Global Undergrounds: Exploring Cities Within.” Editors: Dobraszczyk, P., López Galviz, C., & Garrett, L. Year of Publication: 2016, … Continue reading

NEW: Contemporary (In)Securities – student-run course blog
Shoutout

NEW: Contemporary (In)Securities – student-run course blog

As part of our ‘Critical Security Studies’ course at the University of Tübingen this semester, students have been tasked with critically applying different approaches to security to contemporary political events. Check in regularly for new posts covering a broad range of topics, including security discourses in the so-called ‘EU migrant crisis’, the governance of Ebola, … Continue reading

New Book: “Security/Mobility: Politics of movement”
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New Book: “Security/Mobility: Politics of movement”

Congratulations to my friends and colleagues for the publication of their recent book, “Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement” – edited by Matthias Leese (Zurich) and Stef Wittendorp (Tübingen), and representing a much needed contribution to attempts to bring security and mobility together. The book includes chapters from: Marie Beauchamps, Marijn Hoijtink, Matthias Leese, Bruno Magalhães, Sharon Weinblum, & Stef … Continue reading