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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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Henri Lefebvre, Vers une architecture de la jouissance

While there is a published translation into English, Henri Lefebvre’s 1973 manuscript Vers une architecture de la jouissance has, until now, not been available in French. Now an excerpt has been published in Criticat, and a full edition may be forthcoming. This issue of … Continue reading

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David Campbell, Politics without Principle – free 1993 book online

David Campbell has made his 1993 book Politics without Principle: Sovereignty, Ethics and the Narratives of the Gulf War available online as a pdf. He says something about the book here.

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More additions to the Ebola reading list

I’ve made some more additions to the Ebola reading list. A really useful resource is Ebola Deeply, which is an aggregating news source (see discussion of project here; and also @Eboladeeply). Thanks to David Campbell for this link.  

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