Category Archives: Jenny Edkins

Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Toscano and Kinkle, Edkins, Keighren, Withers and Bell

Travels into Print: Exploration, Writing and Publishing with John Murray, 1773-1859, sent by the publisher; Jenny Edkins, Face Politics, which I endorsed; Toscano and Kinkle’s Cartographies of the Absolute; the first and second editions of Foucault’s Naissance de la clinique (1963 and … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Face Politics – coming in April

Jenny Edkins, Face Politics is forthcoming in April. I was one of the readers and provided an endorsement. The face is central to contemporary politics. In Deleuze and Guattari’s work on faciality we find an assertion that the face is … Continue reading

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The most important academic books to me from 2014

A non-systematic, alphabetically ordered list of the academic books published this year I read and most liked – the photo is of some that were to hand. Louis Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism (Verso) Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions (Ashgate) Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: … Continue reading

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Books I’m looking forward to in 2014

Some of the books I’m looking forward to this year include Henri Lefebvre, Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment (edited by Łukasz Stanek and previously unpublished in any language); Neil Brenner’s epic edited collection Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization; Mick Dillon’s Biopolitics of Security in the 21st … Continue reading

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Books received

The new collection of Shakespeare and others’s Collaborative Plays (see also the news story on this in The Guardian); two issues of Theory, Culture & Society; and the International Politics and Performance collection – hot off the press. I have … Continue reading

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Books received – Global Politics and The Great University Gamble

Author copies of Global Politics, and The Great University Gamble.

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Global Politics: A New Introduction – second edition published

The second edition of Global Politics: A New Introduction, edited by Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, has now been published. There is also a companion website. My chapter in here is entitled ‘Why is the world divided territorially?’ All the … Continue reading

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International Politics and Performance

This has got to be the quickest edited collection I’ve ever been involved in. Routledge have a publication date for October, and I only submitted my chapter (on political bodies in Coriolanus) in mid-March.

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Gregynog Ideas Lab II

Details now available of the second Postinternational Politics summer school in Gregynog, Wales.

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