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Rethinking possibilism for an Anthropocenic geopolitics – cfp for RGS-IBG 2015

Philip Conway has put together a call for papers for a session or sessions on ‘Rethinking possibilism for an Anthropocenic geopolitics’ for the 2015 RGS-IBG conference. RGS-IBG Conference on ‘Geographies of the Anthropocene’, 1st – 4th September 2015, University of Exeter – full details … Continue reading

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Books received – Parikka, Foucault, Marder, Chenal

Jussi Parikka’s The Anthrobscene; a collection of contemporary reviews and discussions of the second and third volumes of Foucault’s History of Sexuality; Michael Marder’s Pyropolitics and Jérôme Chenal’s The West African City.

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Stuart Elden on Foucault and Neoliberalism

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
Here. I had been rounding up a post on this but never got around to it, and Stuart makes excellent and helpful points (with the modesty to suggest his views are…

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Foucault and Neoliberalism – a few thoughts in response to the Zamora piece in Jacobin

I’ve been away, but several people have been sending me links to a recent string of articles on Foucault’s supposed sympathies to neoliberalism. The start of the debate – in English at least – was the translation of an interview … Continue reading

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Heidegger Gesamtausgabe app with links to available translations

An app linking to available translations of volumes of Heidegger’s Gesamtausgabe is available here – requires free registration. A webpage listing (not needing registration) is here.

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# THE FUNAMBULIST PAPERS 58 /// Corpographies: Making Sense of Modern War by Derek Gregory

Originally posted on The Funambulist:
Stills from the film Diary of an Unknown Soldier by Peter Watkins (1959) / See past article The second series of The Funambulist Papers, dedicated to the bodies is almost over (four more texts soon forthcoming),…

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Enchiladas, Danishes, and Donut Holes: A Different Kind of Arctic ‘Food Security’

It doesn’t exercise self-restraint … a lot of people are surprised they went for the whole enchilada. – Michael Byers The media reactions to Denmark’s Arctic seabed filing with the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf have been…

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