Monthly Archives: June 2012

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
The Funambulist blog has been running a sequence of posts on Foucault around the body, architecture, cartography and power. Episode 1: Michel Foucault’s Architectural Underestimation Episode 2: Do not Become Enamored of Power Episode 3: “Mon Corps, Topie Impitoyable” Episode…

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Novels read in 2012 (so far)

As with last year (part one, part two), these are the novels or ‘non-fiction but close’ books I’ve read – basically things I read as a break of sorts from work… Many of these were inspired by comments on posts … Continue reading

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David Harvey in Ankara

via here

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An argument for Open Access publishing

From Jo van Every here. Here’s a brief excerpt: If you (individually or as a committee) only care about whether other white guys at prestigious universities in Europe and the US cite the work, then that should be explicit. If … Continue reading

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Steve Mentz on a one-man Chinese King Lear

Review here.

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Julian Barnes on being a bibliophile

In The Guardian: I have lived in books, for books, by and with books; in recent years, I have been fortunate enough to be able to live from books. And it was through books that I first realised there were other … Continue reading

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Originally posted on rhulgeopolitics:
The journal Political Geography is seeking a new reviews editor.  Although the editor’s primary responsibility will include coordination of the reviews section (review essays in which multiple books are considered and review forums in which several…

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Klaus Dodds on the Falklands/Malvinas situation

In the journal International Affairs (open access).

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Self-publishing articles

Graham Harman has an interesting series of posts on self-publishing articles (or open-access publishing). Initial thoughts here; a second-thought here; and a response and his thoughts on that. Part of this is, as he acknowledges, the security that being a … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Foucault News:
Entretien avec Arlette Farge Arlette Farge worked with Foucault on Le Désordre des familles, lettres de cachet des Archives de la Bastille, Paris, Gallimard Julliard, 1982. See the Portail Michel Foucault for info and documents…

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