Category Archives: Jacques Rancière

Campbell and Sitze, Biopolitics: A Reader – introduction available online

This looks a useful resource – Timothy Campbell and Adam Sitze, Biopolitics; A Reader. The introduction is available online here. This anthology collects the texts that defined the concept of biopolitics, which has become so significant throughout the humanities and social … Continue reading

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Posted in Alain Badiou, Antonio Negri, Gilles Deleuze, Giorgio Agamben, Jacques Rancière, Michael Hardt, Michel Foucault, Paolo Virno, Peter Sloterdijk, Slavoj Zizek | Leave a comment

The New Althusser – a possible TCS theme?

One of the ideas floated at yesterday’s Theory, Culture and Society board meeting was a theme issue on what might be called ‘the new Althusser’. Since his death, many previously unpublished writings have been published in France, with English translations following. … Continue reading

Posted in Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar, Jacques Rancière, Louis Althusser, Michel Foucault, Niccolò Machiavelli, Pierre Macherey, Theory, Culture and Society | 4 Comments

Verso Radical Thinkers – series 8 and call for suggestions

From Sebastian Budgen at Verso – comments below are fine and I’ll pass them on: Series 8 of Radical Thinkers will consist in the following: Spectre of Hegel: Early Writings -  Louis Althusser Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical … Continue reading

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Mark Purcell, The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy

Mark Purcell’s new book, The Down-Deep Delight of Democracy, is now available to pre-order. It has very positive endorsements from Peter Marcuse and Susan Fainstein. The book uses Lefebvre, among others, to think about politics, the urban and democracy. Mark … Continue reading

Posted in Antonio Gramsci, Antonio Negri, Books, Felix Guattari, Gilles Deleuze, Henri Lefebvre, Jacques Rancière, Michael Hardt, Politics, urban/urbanisation | 3 Comments

Interview with Erik Swyngedouw

Clip from a longer interview with Erik Swyngedouw - thanks to Kenton Card for the link.  

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Is your packaging really necessary?

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Marx Reloaded UK premiere

Details here; and an interview with the director here.

Posted in Alberto Toscano, Antonio Negri, Jacques Rancière, Michael Hardt, Peter Sloterdijk, Slavoj Zizek | Leave a comment

Rancière, Macherey, Balibar in review

The Notes Taken rounds up three reviews.

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Pierre Macherey – where to start?

I was sent the following query as a followup to the recent post on the review of Macherey’s Hegel or Spinoza: With all the recent notices over the new translation of Pierre Macherey’s Hegel or Spinoza, I was thinking of … Continue reading

Posted in Etienne Balibar, Jacques Rancière, Louis Althusser, Pierre Macherey | 5 Comments