Category Archives: Carl Schmitt

Claudio Minca and Rory Rowan, On Schmitt and Space – now published with Routledge

Claudio Minca and Rory Rowan, On Schmitt and Space – now published with Routledge. Currently only in expensive hardback, but paperback to follow. This book represents the first comprehensive study of the influential German legal and political thinker Carl Schmitt’s spatial … Continue reading

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Jennifer Bates and Richard Wilson (eds.), Shakespeare and Continental Philosophy

This looks an interesting collection – Jennifer Bates and Richard Wilson (eds.), Shakespeare and Continental Philosophy. This collection of 15 essays by celebrated authors in Shakespeare studies and in continental philosophy develops different aspects of the interface between continental thinking … Continue reading

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Political Theology and Modernity: The Legacy of Carl Schmitt – Lancaster 9 June 2014

Political Theology and Modernity – The Legacy of Carl Schmitt Day Event at Lancaster University, Monday 9th June 2014 The Northern Theory Group in conjunction with the Journal for Cultural Research and the Politics, Philosophy and Religion Department of Lancaster University is organizing a one-day … Continue reading

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Claudio Minca & Rory Rowan – The question of space in Carl Schmitt

Claudio Minca & Rory Rowan’s article “The question of space in Carl Schmitt” is now available in the online part of Progress in Human Geography, ahead of appearing in print (requires subscription). In this paper we present an analysis of the … Continue reading

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Books received – Caygill, Schmitt, Heath-Kelly

Howard Caygill, On Resistance (see also Jacqueline Rose’s review here); Carl Schmitt’s Dictatorship; and Charlotte Heath-Kelly’s Politics of Violence.

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John Agnew review of Stephen Legg (ed.) Spatiality, Sovereignty and Carl Schmitt

John Agnew reviews Stephen Legg (ed.) Spatiality, Sovereignty and Carl Schmitt: Geographies of the Nomos in Progress in Human Geography – here (requires subscription).

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Books received

The Korean translation of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis (including my introduction from the English translation); Jacob Taubes, To Carl Schmitt; Richard J. Bernstein’s Violence; and the 2013 diary from Passia, with a wealth of maps, information and data on Palestine, along with … Continue reading

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Taubes-Schmitt correspondence

To Carl Schmitt: Letters and Reflections by Jacob Taubes translated by Keith Tribe and with an introduction by Mike Grimshaw, has just been published by Columbia University Press. The announcement on the AUFS blog has a discount code.

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Rory Rowan’s PhD thesis on Carl Schmitt

Rory Rowan’s recently passed PhD thesis, The Crisis of Political Form: The Question of Space in the Work of Carl Schmitt, is available online.

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Earth – rethinking geopolitics

Here’s my abstract for CityState: A Lexical Workshop later this year in Tel Aviv: Earth Geopolitics has, today, become effectively a synonym for global politics. Armchair strategists still come up with grand plans for understanding and changing the world; critical geopolitics … Continue reading

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