Category Archives: Conferences

CFP Contested Spaces of Citizenship – Durham, 29 April 2015

Postgraduate Conference: CONTESTED SPACES OF CITIZENSHIP Durham University, Department of Geography, 29 April 2015 Keynote speaker: Professor Engin F. Isin Space is at the core of political struggles and contestations. Brown (2010) highlights how borders and territory are, almost paradoxically, increasingly important … Continue reading

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Foucault on Parrēsia – translation of a 1982 lecture in Critical Inquiry (now available)

A lecture by Foucault in 1982 at Université de Grenoble, on “Parrēsia” was first published in French in 2012 in the journal Anabases; it is now published in English in Critical Inquiry, translated by Graham Burchell (requires subscription). It is followed by … Continue reading

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‘Law, Space and the Political’, University of Wrocław, Poland, 3-5 September 2015

‘Law, Space and the Political‘, University of Wrocław, Poland, 3-5 September 2015: The choice of this year’s theme – ‘Law, Space and the Political’ – is a concious move aimed at linking the troubled history of our region of Europe … Continue reading

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2014 in review – talks, publications and writing

I gave 22 talks of various kinds outside of regular teaching in 2014. These talks were in Australia, the United States, Switzerland, Holland and the UK. Some of these were on the Foucault project, some were related to The Birth of … Continue reading

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Heidegger et « les juifs » – conference in Paris, January 2015

Major conference 22-25 January 2015 in Paris on ‘Heidegger et « les juifs »’ – details here. Peter Sloterdijk, Peter Trawny, Babette Babich and Blandine Kriegel among the speakers. Thanks to Andrzej Serafin for the link.

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Judith Butler, ‘Human Shield’ – lecture at LSE 4 February 2015

Judith Butler, ‘Human Shield’ – lecture at LSE on 4 February 2015 (details) Recent debates about human shields in the summer bombardment of Gaza raised the question of how the unarmed human form comes to be regarded as a military instrument. … Continue reading

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Foucault on Parrhesia – translation of a 1982 lecture forthcoming in Critical Inquiry

A lecture by Foucault in 1982 at Université de Grenoble, on “Parrēsia” was first published in French in 2012 in the journal Anabases. Another lecture from this same trip, “Rêver de ses plaisirs”, was published in 1983, and is a variant of … Continue reading

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