Category Archives: Thinkers

Kostas Axelos, Introduction to a Future Way of Thought: On Marx and Heidegger – now available in print and open-access pdf

Kostas Axelos, Introduction to a Future Way of Thought: On Marx and Heidegger, translated by Kenneth Mills, and edited and introduced by Stuart Elden. I’ve just received hard-copies of this book. It is now available to buy in print from Amazon as well as … Continue reading

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Two posts on writing at The Sociological Imagination and An und für sich

Two posts on writing at The Sociological Imagination and An und für sich. The first talks about writing being disconnected from the internet, and whether this works for different writers or not. It’s written by David Beer, reflecting on the … Continue reading

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David Harvey discusses his recent work at Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi (May 2015 video)

Via a comment on a post commenting on my post on writing after completing a book ms.

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Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition – forthcoming in December 2015

Perry Zurn and Andrew Dilts (eds.), Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition – forthcoming in December 2015 from Palgrave. I was one of the readers of the manuscript to provide an endorsement – it’s a very good and interesting … Continue reading

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The week after completing a book – initial new work on Shakespeare and Foucault

When I finished my first book, Mapping the Present, I remember asking a much more senior academic friend ‘what do I do now?’ His response was clear: ‘Write another one!’ This came back to me this week as I’ve been … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ – translation and introduction now out in Antipode open access

A new translation of a piece by Lefebvre, along with an introduction, is now available in Antipode early view – both open access: Henri Lefebvre, The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology : Contribution to the International Congress of Sociology, … Continue reading

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How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum

How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum. This little book arose spontaneously, in the late spring of 2015, when a series of conversations emerged — first in … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – available to pre-order

Not out until February 2016, and not yet on the Verso site, but Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is listed on PenguinRandomHouse and at a certain online store. David Fernbach did the translation, and I edited the text, compiled the notes and wrote an … Continue reading

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London Critical Theory Summer School 2015 Friday Debate II audio recording – Costas Douzinas, Stephen Frosh, Jacqueline Rose, Esther Leslie and Slavoj Zizek

London Critical Theory Summer School 2015 Friday Debate II – Introduction and summing up the 2nd week by by Costas Douzinas, Stephen Frosh, Jacqueline Rose, Esther Leslie and Slavoj Zizek. Audio recording available here.

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Foucault’s Last Decade Update 25 – resubmission of revised manuscript

Foucault’s Last Decade is now back with the press, in what I hope is its final form. It is scheduled for publication in spring 2016. The first update on this book’s writing was made on July 22 2013 –almost exactly … Continue reading

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