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Half-day Workshop on Reading Capital, 11 February 2016, London

Half-day Workshop on Reading Capital Thursday 11 February 2016 Time: 2.00pm – 6.00pm Venue: Swedenborg Society, 20 Bloomsbury Way, London Price: free 2015 was the 50th anniversary of the original publication of Reading Capital by Louis Althusser, Etienne Balibar et al, a text that was … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare and Heidegger

Some recently acquired books – various Shakespeare plays, a second-hand copy of John Julius Norwich’s Shakespeare’s Kings, and Guillaume Payen’s new biography Martin Heidegger: Catholicisme, révolution, nazisme, which I picked up in Paris.

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Books interview: David Harvey in Times Higher Education

Books interview: David Harvey in Times Higher Education – Eliot, Shakespeare, Dickens and, of course, Marx. Thanks to dmf for the link.

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10 Critical Theory books that came out in January

10 Critical Theory books that came out in January – Wahnich, Allen, Mitchell, Dean & Villadsen, Danchev, Malm, Gasche, etc.

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Shakespeare’s Globe to take Hamlet to ‘Jungle’ refugee camp

Originally posted on Greek Left Review:
Calais performance will be latest in series company has staged at refugee settlements during its Globe to Globe world tour / The Globe Theatre’s touring production of Hamlet at the Zataari Refugee camp on the…

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‘Rehearsing the State’ by Fiona McConnell, coming out soon

Originally posted on rhulgeopolitics:
I’ve just seen that Fiona McConnell’s new book Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile is coming out very shortly with Wiley-Blackwell in the RGS-IBG series. Here’s the back blurb from Wiley. Rehearsing the State presents a comprehensive…

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Society and Space ‘Politics of the list’ theme issue now online

Originally posted on Society and space:
The first issue of the 2016 volume of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space (volume 34, number 1) is now up online. It includes an excellent theme issue edited by Marieke de Goede, Anna Leander…

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A Selection of the Works of Ellen Meiksins Wood (1942-2016)

Verso have made available a list of open-access work by Ellen Meiksins Wood, who died recently. Ellen Meiksins Wood (1942-2016) was a Marxist historian and political thinker of enormous significance. We are proud to publish many of her books and, in order … Continue reading

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Manifeste pour une géographie environnementale: Géographie, écologie et politique

Manifeste pour une géographie environnementale: Géographie, écologie et politique – now out with Presses de Sciences Po, edited by Denis Chartier and Estienne Rodary. Simon Batterbury is one of the Anglophone contributors, and sent me an English translation of the book’s blurb (original here): French … Continue reading

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Two reviews of Haim Yacobi’s Israel and Africa: A Genealogy of Moral Geography

Originally posted on Society and space:
Two reviews of Haim Yacobi’s Israel and Africa: A Genealogy of Moral Geography (Routledge, 2015) by Sherri Plonski and Kareem Rabie are now posted on the open site.

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