Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Books received – Peck and Theodore, Mauriac, Krell, Drischler

Books received – Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore’s Fast Policy in recompense for review work; another volume of Claude Mauriac’s memoirs for the Foucault project; David Farrell Krell’s Phantoms of the Other to review; and two papers on Leibniz sent by … Continue reading

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Volha Piotukh, Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism: ‘Caring’ for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus

Volha Piotukh, Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism: ‘Caring’ for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus. This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault’s theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful … Continue reading

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Books received – GIA, Derrida, Vora, Lorimer, le Doeuff, Braver, Transactions

  Publications by the Groupe Information Asiles and Groupe Information Santé; Derrida’s Cinders, Vora’s Life Support, Lorimer’s Wildlife in the Anthropocene, le Doeuff’s Hipparchia’s Choice; Braver’s Heidegger; and the new issue of Transactions. The UMP books and the Braver are … Continue reading

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Books received – journals, Foucault-related books, and New Geographies 06

The last of the books and journals received while I was away in Melbourne. Liberté, Libertés is a collection by Robert Badinter with a preface by François Mitterand. Foucault discusses this in a 1977 interview which was published shortly after his death (and … Continue reading

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The Uncollected Foucault – further updates to texts available and requests

This site’s list of Foucault’s uncollected notes, lectures and interviews has been updated again. One which took a bit of locating was a text supposedly under the title ‘Pour la défense libre’, prepared in late 1979 for a 1980 meeting of lawyers.  The … Continue reading

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“Foucault insults the police”, photo from 1972

“Foucault insults the police”, photograph by Elie Kagan from 17 January 1972, in Michel Foucault – Une journée particulière. It seems this photo was taken only moments after a much more famous one with Foucault, Deleuze and Sartre – such as appears here. The book … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault project

Some more books for the Foucault work, including some for reference which I’ve read before, but also some others that came out recently.  

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Books received – Foucault in Actes and Revue Rodeo

Three issues of the journal Actes – all relating to Foucault: Nos 24-25, 54 and 73; along with the issue of Revue Rodéo from 2013 which has the previously largely-unknown 1979 interview between Foucault and Farès Sassine. That interview, originally published in … Continue reading

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The Uncollected Foucault – updates to texts needed; and to texts available

I’ve been doing further work on ‘The Uncollected Foucault’ – which will hopefully become a short article as well as a resource here. I’ve made some updates to texts needed; and to texts available. The ones I still need are … Continue reading

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Michael O’Rourke – The Nows and Thens of Queer Theory (videos)

Michael O’Rourke – The Nows and Thens of Queer Theory – videos of six lectures here. An on-line and in residence seminar with Michael O’Rourke at UCD Humanities Institute, 9-13 February 2015. The seminar was organized by Global Centre for Advanced … Continue reading

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