UPDATE: Career Move: Senior Research Assistant, Energy Flexibility (Lancaster)
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UPDATE: Career Move: Senior Research Assistant, Energy Flexibility (Lancaster)

More news this week – I am happy to announce that, as of January, I will be moving to the University of Lancaster to take up a Senior Research Associate position on Professor Elizabeth Shove’s Energy Flexibility project. This is a large, 5.5 year inter-disciplinary project working with the UK’s Centre for Research on Energy … Continue reading

New Release: Security & the Subsurface – Geopolitics
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New Release: Security & the Subsurface – Geopolitics

I am happy to announce that, as of today, I have a new article out in Geopolitics (currently in online early access). Entitled ‘Security & the Subsurface: Natural Gas and the Visualisation of Possibility Spaces’, this paper critically examines the ways in which the securing of the UK’s natural gas flows requires complex visualisation practices … Continue reading

New Release: Inorganic Becomings: Situating the Anthropocene in Puchuncavi
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New Release: Inorganic Becomings: Situating the Anthropocene in Puchuncavi

The paper on our experiences in Puchuncavi Bay, Chile is finally out! This is a collaboration with fellow materialist scholars, Manual Tironi, Myra Hird, Christian Simonetti, and Nate Freiburger. You can access the full article by following the link below. https://read.dukeupress.edu/environmental-humanities/article/10/1/187/134706/Inorganic-BecomingsSituating-the-Anthropocene-in Abstract In this choral essay we, an assorted group of academics interested in inorganic … Continue reading

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