Foucault and the Family – Cambridge conference

This looks interesting – unfortunately can’t make it but may be of interest to some. Details below and poster here.

Foucault, the Family and Politics

Friday, 12 November 2010, Kings College, Keynes Hall, Cambridge

Attendance free – but please register.
Closing date for registration is Tuesday 9 November, 2010.

The conference will examine the theme of the family in Foucault’s life and texts; it will then use his ideas to explore the politics of the family more generally in the contemporary world.

Speakers include:
Professor Remi Lenoir (Centre de Sociologie Européenne, Université Paris 1, France)
David Macey (Translator, biographer of Michel Foucault and Frantz Fanon, UK)
Professor Valerie Walkerdine (School of Social Sciences, University of Cardiff, UK/Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Norway)
Malcolm Thompson (History, University of British Columbia, Canada)
Dr Leon Rocha (History of Science, Yale University, USA)
Professor Vikki Bell (Sociology, University of London, Goldsmiths, UK)
Dr Gillian Harkins (English, Washington University, Seattle, USA)
Professor Veronique Mottier (Sociology, University of Lausanne/Sociology, University of Cambridge, UK)

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