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Henri Lefebvre on holiday – and other pictures

While looking for something else, I came across this picture of Henri Lefebvre on holiday with his then-wife Nicole Beaurain and daughter Armelle in the early 1970s. There are a couple of other archive pictures here, including Lefebvre at the Moureux … Continue reading

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‘A racism without races’: An interview with Étienne Balibar

‘A racism without races’: An interview with Étienne Balibar at the Verso site.

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Reece Jones and Corey Johnson, Placing the Border in Everyday Life – forthcoming in May, and Chapter One free to download

Reece Jones and Corey Johnson (eds.), Placing the Border in Everyday Life - forthcoming in May 2014. Bordering no longer happens only at the borderline separating two sovereign states, but rather through a wide range of practices and decisions that occur in … Continue reading

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University of Essex tribute to Ernesto Laclau

University of Essex tribute to Ernesto Laclau. There is also a round-up of some other stories at

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Biosocial Becomings reviewed

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Kim Ward reviews Biosocial Becomings: Integrating Social and Biological Anthropology, a new collection edited by Tim Ingold and Gisli Palsson, Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk?

Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? I have previously done this with Henri Lefebvre, and Chathan Vemuri asked me the same question for Sloterdijk. This is my attempt at answering this, largely in relation to works already in translation – … Continue reading

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Giorgio Agamben – The Homo Sacer series structure in visual form

Thanks to Nicholas Dahmann for updating this image. According to some reports, II, 4 will not be published and the designation of Opus Dei as II, 5 may have been an error. The Use of Bodies is the last planned volume. It is available … Continue reading

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Verso’s tribute to Ernesto Laclau

Verso books have posted a nice tribute to Ernesto Laclau, written by Robin Blackburn.

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Environmental Influence from Antiquity to the Enlightenment – workshops at Warwick

Two forthcoming conferences at Warwick, both in the Department of History – one this year; one next. The call for papers for the second will be issued later. Geographies of Man: Environmental Influence from Antiquity to the Enlightenment – 16th … Continue reading

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Seen from the Window – the view from my NYC apartment

I’m staying on East 12th Street (corner of Broadway) for the next few weeks. I am right opposite Strand Books… There is a grill over the window, hence the somewhat murky image.

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