Monthly Archives: April 2011

Faith, Citizenship and Globalisation conference in Durham

“Faith, Citizenship and Globalisation: Religion and the Citizen as Categories in a World of Becoming” Durham University, 19-20 May 2011 This one-day conference will explore the relationship between religion and citizenship within our contemporary “world of becoming”, as our guest … Continue reading

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Urban Utopianism workshop in Hong Kong

I posted the call for papers before, but now there is a poster and a provisional conference programme. Unfortunately I get to Hong Kong the day after this ends…

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Hacking the Mail Rail in London

Over at his Place Hacking site, Bradley L. Garrett tells the story of accessing the ‘Mail Rail’ underground railway in London. Great photos and writing. See also the account at ‘Silent UK‘ which has more photos and some background. Very interesting.

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Towards the arche-fossil

Alongside the stuff on fossils I’ve been reading, I’ve also been accumulating a few notes and references to things that seem closer to what Meillassoux means by an arche-fossil. The work of Lord Kelvin on the cooling of the earth, … Continue reading

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Travel in, around, and from Canberra

A few days away over Easter with family visiting the Blue Mountains, Sydney, Bateman’s Bay and the nature reserve at Tidbinbilla. Now back in Canberra for a few days and then an unexpected short trip to the US at the end … Continue reading

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Paolo Virno English bibliography

Another useful resource from Sean Sturm here.

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Momentarily: Learning from Mega-Events

Free e-book – Momentarily: Learning From Mega Events, available here. Strategic, simplified, spotless, homogenizing representations require a pluralistic response which engages the visual tactically. Unlike the image of Vancouver, the project’s category-defying qualities are not clear-cut nor easily pinned down. … Continue reading

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Radical Foucault – final CFP

Radical Foucault: An International  Conference September 8th – 9th, University of East London (Docklands Campus) Centre for Cultural Studies Research, University of East London Following the  superb international response to our initial call for papers, we have decided to … Continue reading

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History of Geographical Thought (again)

In comments to an earlier post, Robert Mayhew offers some useful thoughts. Robert rightly points to his own work. Much is already available, but on his website he points to two fascinating sounding future projects: At present, I am engaged … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 11

New issue of Foucault Studies out – largely a theme issue on Foucault and Pragmatism, including papers by Paul Rabinow and Todd May.

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