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What are the humanities good for?

Originally posted on Pop Theory:
There is, apparently, a ‘war against the humanities‘ going on in British higher education, according to a piece in The Observer this weekend. The piece cites as its primary evidence for this ‘war’ the perspectives of scholars from…

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Michel Foucault, Qu’est-ce que la critique? Suivie de La culture de soi (2015)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Michel Foucault, Qu’est-ce que la critique? Suivie de La culture de soi Édition établie par H.-P. Fruchaud et D. Lorenzini Introduction et apparat critique par D. Lorenzini et A.I. Davidson Vrin – Philosophie du présent…

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Latour (in French) at the Quai Branly Museum on March 14

Originally posted on Object-Oriented Philosophy:
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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

“Foucault insults the police”, photo from 1972 Seven upgrade strategies for a problematic article or chapter Umberto Eco, How to Write a Thesis – reviewed in Times Higher Education University of Surrey’s Politics department under threat Open Letter to Meric … Continue reading

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From toxic wreck to crunchy chic: A photo essay – Leslie Kern

Originally posted on Society and space:
The following photo essay is a supplement to Leslie Kern’s article, “From toxic wreck to crunchy chic: environmental gentrification through the body”, that appears in issue 1 of the 2015 volume of Environment and Planning D:…

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Neil Brenner in Melbourne – video of lecture and audio of interview

Video of Neil Brenner’s recent lecture at the Melbourne School of Design And an interview conducted on that visit: Man about town: Neil Brenner on reframing our cities and their global impact; with a transcript here. Thanks to Alvaro Sevilla … Continue reading

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Biopolitics and Engagement: What Foucault Learned about Power from the Maoists (2012)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Richard Wolin, Biopolitics and Engagement: What Foucault Learned about Power from the Maoists, Feb 28, 2012 Michel Foucault’s conception of “power-knowledge” has been one of the most influential political ideas to have arisen in recent…

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Ulrich Beck: Free Access to all his TCS articles and selected book chapters

Ulrich Beck: Free Access to all his TCS articles and selected book chapters. Until the end of April 2015, we’ve made every article TCS has published from Ulrich Beck, plus selected chapters from some of his TCS books, free to … Continue reading

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Lefebvre, Rhythmanalysis – in Persian

I’ve been sent copies of Henri Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis, which has been translated into Persian by Aidin Torkameh. As I understand it, it’s a translation of the English edition which Gerald Moore and I translated, rather than directly from the French, … Continue reading

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In the Meantime reviewed

Originally posted on Society and space:
Ella Harris reviews Sarah Sharma’s In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics. The book came out last year with Duke University Press and further information about it can be found here.

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