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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Towards a reading list on the Ebola crisis Conflicts without borders Foucault Studies 18 now published – includes two translations of Foucault, all open access Grégoire Chamayou, ‘What is Necroethics?’, King’s College London, 29 October 2014 Earth: interactive weather conditions … Continue reading

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Bill Martin discusses animals, Maoism, and more

Originally posted on Species and Class:
By Jon Hochschartner Bill Martin, a professor of philosophy at DePaul University, emerged from the United States’ Maoist movement and is currently working with the Kasama Project. He is the author of ‘Ethical Marxism:…

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Ron Johnston on the legacy, and last books, of Peter Hall

Professor Sir Peter Hall died in July 2014. Active as a scholar, policy analyst and future-thinker almost to the end, his most recent book – Good Cities, Better Lives – appeared earlier that year, alongside a festschrift edited by his … Continue reading

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Volume, Depth, and the (In)visibilities of Water

Thanks to a retweet from Klaus Dodds, I recently read this blogpost by marine ecologist Jon Copley on seabed mapping. Copley’s central message is that the statistics that we continually see reproduced in the media about 95% of the seabed…

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Graham and McFarlane (eds.) Infrastructural Lives: Urban Infrastructure in Context

A new collection edited by two former colleagues – Stephen Graham and Colin McFarlane. Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 18 now published – includes two translations of Foucault, all open access

Foucault Studies 18 is now published. A wide range of contents including a theme section on ‘Ethnographies of Neoliberal Governmentalities'; translations of Foucault’s 1979 version of ‘Politics of Health in the Eighteenth Century‘ and his review of Jacques Ruffié, De la … Continue reading

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Symposium on Mark Neocleous, War Power, Police Power – LSE, 20 November 2014

Details of a book symposium on Mark Neocleous’s latest – War Power, Police Power.

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