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Convulsing Bodies. Religion and Resistance in Foucault (2014)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Mark D. Jordan, Convulsing Bodies. Religion and Resistance in Foucault, Stanford University Press, October 2014 Further info By using religion to get at the core concepts of Michel Foucault’s thinking, this book offers a strong…

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Towards a reading list on the Ebola crisis Conflicts without borders Foucault Studies 18 now published – includes two translations of Foucault, all open access Grégoire Chamayou, ‘What is Necroethics?’, King’s College London, 29 October 2014 Earth: interactive weather conditions … Continue reading

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Bill Martin discusses animals, Maoism, and more

Originally posted on Species and Class:
By Jon Hochschartner Bill Martin, a professor of philosophy at DePaul University, emerged from the United States’ Maoist movement and is currently working with the Kasama Project. He is the author of ‘Ethical Marxism:…

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Ron Johnston on the legacy, and last books, of Peter Hall

Professor Sir Peter Hall died in July 2014. Active as a scholar, policy analyst and future-thinker almost to the end, his most recent book – Good Cities, Better Lives – appeared earlier that year, alongside a festschrift edited by his … Continue reading

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Volume, Depth, and the (In)visibilities of Water

Thanks to a retweet from Klaus Dodds, I recently read this blogpost by marine ecologist Jon Copley on seabed mapping. Copley’s central message is that the statistics that we continually see reproduced in the media about 95% of the seabed…

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Henri Lefebvre, Vers une architecture de la jouissance

While there is a published translation into English, Henri Lefebvre’s 1973 manuscript Vers une architecture de la jouissance has, until now, not been available in French. Now an excerpt has been published in Criticat, and a full edition may be forthcoming. This issue of … Continue reading

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Ethnofiction: Augé’s No Fixed Abode reviewed

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Marc Augé’s book No Fixed Abode: Ethnofiction (Seagull Books, 2013) is reviewed by Dale Leorke from the University of Melbourne. French anthropologist Marc Augé’s book No Fixed Abode follows the…

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