Category Archives: Conferences

“Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth”, University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory lecture, Nottingham Contemporary, 12 November 2014

On 12 November 2014, I’ll be giving a University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory lecture at Nottingham Contemporary gallery. The title is “Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth”, and I’ll be speaking about the most recently published lecture course within the … Continue reading

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Grégoire Chamayou, ‘What is Necroethics?’, King’s College London, 29 October 2014

Posted on behalf of Paul Gilroy: Hosted by the Capture Seminar, Grégoire Chamayou – author of Manhunts: A Philosophical History [Princeton, 2012] and Théorie du drone [La Fabrique, 2013] – will be joining us at King’s to give a presentation  “What … Continue reading

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Ruling Climate: The theory and practice of environmental governmentality 1500 – 1800 – cfp for workshop at Warwick

Following from the Geographies of Man: Environmental Influence from Antiquity to the Enlightenment held on 16th May 2014, the call for papers for the next conference is now open: Ruling Climate: The theory and practice of environmental governmentality 1500 – 1800 – 16th … Continue reading

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

A reminder of this conference coming up at Warwick, with a call for papers. Please spread the word in your institutions to potentially interested participants.Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography, held at the … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden and Todd Reisz opening lectures to ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad’ conference

This is the video of the opening keynote session of the ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad’ conference, which includes my lecture ‘Crises of Territorial Integrity: Iraq and Nigeria’. My talk is from 11.50-38 minutes – … Continue reading

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My essay on Foucault’s La société punitive – forthcoming in Historical Materialism

My substantial (c. 8,000 words) essay on Foucault’s La société punitive is forthcoming in Historical Materialism. Thanks to Sebastian Budgen for his invitation to write this, and Alberto Toscano for taking it through two rounds of review. My shorter review of this important … Continue reading

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A week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design – speaking about Iraq and Nigeria, urban territory and Lefebvre

I’m now on my way home from a very interesting and enjoyable week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. The invitation was to give one of the two keynote talks to a conference on the Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in … Continue reading

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